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August 24, 2021 Press Release

THE ACTORS FUND ANNOUNCES ALEX DUBÉ GRADUATE STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

The Actors Fund is proud to announce five recipients of the 2021 Alex Dubé Graduate Studies Scholarship.
August 11, 2021 Press Release

PLACES PLEASE PROJECT PARTNERS WITH THE ACTORS FUND TO HELP BRING THEATER WORKERS BACK TO NEW YORK CITY

New nonprofit Places Please Project has partnered with The Actors Fund to provide financial assistance to theater workers who left New York during the COVID pandemic and now need to return so they can go back to work.
August 3, 2021 Press Release

JIM BRICKMAN ANNOUNCES JUDGES FOR VIRTUAL TALENT SHOW & EXTENDS SUBMISSION DEADLINE TO SEPTEMBER 7

Grammy Award® nominated songwriter, Jim Brickman, is proud to announce the judges for Brickman’s Big Break, the only talent search for singers and musicians over 40 years old, in partnership with The Actors Fund.
July 14, 2021 Press Release

Donor Support in Action

For 139 years, the entertainment community has turned to The Actors Fund in times of need. And with your generous support over the last 16 months, we’ve helped more people than ever—serving over 40,000 clients nationwide, and distributing more than $22 million in financial assistance grants to date.
June 10, 2021 Press Release

GREG BERLANTI AND CHANDRA WILSON JOIN THE ACTORS FUND BOARD

At an annual meeting held remotely yesterday, The Actors Fund welcomed two new members to the Board of Trustees and reelected Brian Stokes Mitchell as Chairman.
June 2, 2021 Press Release

JIM BRICKMAN PRESENTS BRICKMAN’S BIG BREAK!

Jim Brickman is presenting Brickman’s Big Break, the only talent search for singers and musicians over 40, to benefit The Actors Fund.
May 25, 2021 Press Release

THE ACTORS FUND ANNOUNCES DAVID ROCKWELL WILL DONATE THE ROYALTIES FROM HIS NEW BOOK “DRAMA” TO SUPPORT THE FUND’S ONGOING AND VITAL WORK FOR EVERYONE IN THE PERFORMING ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT COMMUNITY

The Actors Fund announced today that Tony Award-winning set designer and architect David Rockwell will donate his royalties from the new book Drama to The Fund and its vital efforts to support those in the performing arts and entertainment community.
May 6, 2021 Press Release

THE ACTORS FUND SURVEY FINDS DEEP HARDSHIP AMONG THOSE SEEKING ASSISTANCE

The Actors Fund today released a new survey of 7,163 people helped through February  28, 2021.  The purpose of the survey was to help The Fund determine how to best assist those with long-term needs caused by the Covid pandemic.
April 28, 2021 Press Release

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER AND THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA DONATE EPIC AUCTION BLOCK PACKAGE TO STAGE & SCREEN AUCTION BENEFITTING THE ACTORS FUND

Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers and Christine Baranski are thrilled to announce an epic package newly donated to the previously announced Stage & Screen auction, benefitting The Actors Fund, by Andrew Lloyd Webber and The Phantom of the Opera.

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