HONORING EMMY AWARD-WINNING ICON DEBBIE ALLEN, PHILANTHROPIST NIKO ELMALEH, TONY AWARD-WINNING PRODUCER STACEY MINDICH AND HOSTS OF “STARS IN THE HOUSE” SETH RUDETSKY & JAMES WESLEY
SIZZLE REEL AVAILABLE NOW!
New York, NY (November 2, 2021) – The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today that last night’s 2021 Virtual Gala raised over $1 million to support their programs and services. As previously announced, the evening celebrated The Actors Fund; Emmy Award-winning icon, Debbie Allen; clean tech investor, real estate developer and philanthropist Niko Elmaleh; Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning producer Stacey Mindich; and creators of the talk show “Stars In The House,” Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, as they received The Actors Fund’s Medal of Honor.
The gala included performances by Jason Robert Brown, Megan Fairchild, Santino Fontana, Syncopated Ladies, Jose Llana, Kelli O’Hara, Zachary Noah Piser and Michael Rosen.
Presenters for the gala included Robert Fairchild, Michael Greif, Andrea Martin, and Chandra Wilson, as well as an appearance by Brian Stokes Mitchell.
A sizzle reel of the evening is available HERE.
For photos of the honorees, click HERE.
And, please mark your calendars for Spring 2022 when The Actors Fund will gather in person to celebrate Bob Bakish, President and CEO of ViacomCBS, who will receive the Medal of Honor, along with more amazing honorees yet to be announced!
THE ACTORS FUND
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. The Fund serves everyone in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, senior and affordable housing, and secondary employment and training services. Visit actorsfund.org.
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