Annual Nothing Like a Dame Benefit Concert Sets 2007 Date

News   Annual Nothing Like a Dame Benefit Concert Sets 2007 Date The 12th Annual Nothing Like a Dame concert — the annual fundraiser benefiting The Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative of The Actors' Fund of America — is set for March 19, 2007.

No theatre has been announced for the star-studded evening, which is presented by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Those participating in the event will also be announced shortly. Last season's Dame concert — presented March 6, 2006, at the Imperial Theatre — raised $300,000 for the worthy organization and featured performances by Shoshana Bean, Victoria Clarke, Kate Clinton, Tyne Daly, Bobbie Eakes, Jennifer Ehle, Jill Eikenberry, Felicia Finley, Maria Friedman, Sue Gilad, Rosemary Harris, Ruthie Henshall, Catherine Hurlin and Jessica Ferretti, Heather Ferguson, Lauren Kennedy, Leslie Kritzer, Lauren Molina, Bebe Neuwirth, Phyllis Newman, Jennifer Naimo, Cynthia Nixon, Jill Paice, Erica Piccininni, Angie Schworer, Sara Schmidt, Dorothy Stanley, Brynn Williams, Ruth Williamson, Eliza Winters and Jessica Wright.

The Actors' Fund of America is the only national non-profit organization that provides for the social welfare of all entertainment professionals. Since 1996, The Actors’ Fund has focused on helping women in the industry who are coping with critical health concerns through The Fund's Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative. Initiated by Actors’ Fund Trustee Newman, the Women’s Health Initiative offers a roster of services to help women access health care and to coordinate support services.

Tickets for Nothing Like a Dame will be available by calling (212) 840-0770 or by visiting www.broadwaycares.org.