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May 12, 2020 Press Release

"BOMBSHELL IN CONCERT" REUNITES THE CAST OF NBC’S "SMASH" FOR A SPECIAL ONE-NIGHT-ONLY EVENT STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON PEOPLE.COM, PEOPLETV AND PEOPLE SOCIAL PLATFORMS IN SUPPORT OF THE ACTORS FUND

A special one-night-only streaming event: “Bombshell in Concert,” featuring a reunion of original cast members from the now legendary NBC series “Smash.” This special event will stream Wednesday, May 20 at 8:00 PM ET exclusively on PEOPLE.com, PeopleTV, and PEOPLE social platforms
April 16, 2020 Press Release

Guest Stars Robert Wuhl and Don Most Announced for the First Weekly Episode of Viral Vignettes

The Actors Fund has announced a new comedic weekly series, “Viral Vignettes”, featuring original work with popular character actors from classic TV shows and films premiering this Wednesday, April 15 at 12 p.m. PDT / 3 p.m. ET.
April 9, 2020 Press Release

The Cast of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical Presents You've Got a Friend Video to Help Support The Actors Fund

Cast members and musicians from the Tony Award winning Beautiful-The Carole King Musical have collaborated from their homes around the world to record a socially distanced version of “You’ve Got a Friend” to create awareness to raise funds for The Actors Fund.
You've Got a Friend Beautiful - The Carole King Musical - The Actors Fund Performance
April 9, 2020 Press Release

NY1 to Present On Stage at Home: A Two-Night Event Hosted by Frank DiLella with the Best of Broadway

Including Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O'Hara, Cheyenne Jackson, Betty Buckley and many more, to raise funds and awareness for The Actors Fund.

SCHITT’S CREEK STAR EMILY HAMPSHIRE TO HOST NEW WEEKLY LIVE-STREAMED SHOW HUMPDAY WITH HAMPSHIRE TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE ACTORS FUND COVID-19 RELIEF

Fresh off of the success of The Actors Fund’s partnership with Rosie O’Donnell that raised over $600,000, The Actors Fund is teaming up with ”Schitt’s Creek” star, award-winning actress and Screen Actors Guild® Nominee Emily Hampshire for a new weekly live-streamed talk-show HUMPDAY WITH HAMPSHIRE.
March 23, 2020 Press Release

THE STAR-STUDDED ONE-NIGHT-ONLY RETURN OF “THE ROSIE O’DONNELL SHOW” RAISES OVER $600,000 IN SUPPORT OF THE ACTORS FUND

This special event, hosted by Rosie O’Donnell, produced by actor/producer Erich Bergen, and presented in partnership with Revelations Entertainment and Broadway.com, was directed by Paul Wontorek, and streamed LIVE on Broadway.com and their YouTube channel.
Actors Fund Rosie O'Donnell Show Raises over $600k for the Actors Fund

Actors’ Equity Launches “Curtain Up Fund” to Get Members on Their Feet Financially; Issues Challenge Grant to The Actors Fund

Funds raised will support entertainment industry workers at risk due to work cancellations in the effort to contain COVID-19.
March 20, 2020 Press Release

TODAYTIX LAUNCHES THE INTERMISSION MISSION VIDEO SERIES TO HELP SUPPORT THE ACTORS FUND

The online series will showcase exclusive videos of very special at-home performances from members of the Broadway community.
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LEGENDARY 25-TIME EMMY AWARD WINNING “THE ROSIE O’DONNELL SHOW” TO COME BACK FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY

Legendary 25-time Emmy-Award winning "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" to come back for one night only in support of The Actors Fund on Sunday, March 22 at 7 pm - Live!
March 19, 2020 Services & Programs

An Update from Actors Fund Chairman Brian Stokes Mitchell

The Actors Fund Chairman Brian Stokes Mitchell with an update for our supporters and the entire entertainment and performing arts community on how The Fund is helping at this challenging time.

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