GRATITUDE AND EMPATHY | Entertainment Community Fund


December 15, 2021 | Events & Performances

Since April 2020, Elliott Masie and Broadway Star Telly Leung (Aladdin, Glee, Rent, Allegiance) have co-hosted over two dozen one-hour Empathy Concerts. Together with many guest Broadway performers and business/learning leaders, they have explored the many facets of empathy during this intense time of crises in our world: COVID-19, racial and social injustice, working and schooling from home, the volatile U.S. election, and more.

These wonderful performers have shared their talents and put a spotlight on empathy: Gary Adler, Aaron Albano, Travis Anderson, Major Attaway, Kate Baldwin, Jen Barnhart, Declan Bennett, Christina Bianco, Andréa Burns, Liz Callaway, Michael Campayno, Jerusha Cavazos, Jenn Colella, Diana DeGarmo, Colin Donnell, Melinda Doolittle, Eden Espinosa, Ali Ewoldt, Kelly Glyptis, Mandy Gonzalez, Tamyra Gray, Angela Grovey, Justin Guarini, Ann Harada, Celisse Henderson, Joshua Henry, David Henry Hwang, Christian Hoff, Kuppi Jessop, Brittney Johnson, JJ Johnson, Caitlin Kinnunen, Deonté L. Warren, Beth Leavel, Gavin Lee, Raymond J. Lee, Telly Leung, Michael Longoria, Heather Makalani, Julia Mattison, Isabelle McCalla, Michael McElroy, Megan McGinnis, Mary Ann McSweeney, Lindsay Mendez, Crystal Monee Hall, Alan Muraoka, Patti Murin, Eva Noblezada, Christiane Noll, Laura Osnes, Hunter Parrish, Adam Pascal, Marcus Paul James, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, Diane Phelan, Shereen Pimentel, Courtney Reed, Catherine Ricafort, Eliseo Román, Marissa Rosen, George Salazar, Ann Sanders, Chris Seiber, Wallace Smith, James Snyder, Elizabeth Stanley, Dennis Stowe, George Takei, Marty Thomas, Mariand Torres, Allie Trimm, Max von Essen, Jessica Vosk and Nicholas Ward.

The Actors Fund thanks Telly Leung and all of the performers as well as Elliott & Cathy Masie, whose generous support of The Actors Fund includes donations in honor of this talented roster.