Blithe Spirit Offers Actors Fund Performance July 12

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The current revival of Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit — featuring five-time Tony Award winner Angela Lansbury — offers a special performance to benefit the Actors Fund July 12.
Blithe Spirit stars Angela Lansbury and Christine Ebersole
Blithe Spirit stars Angela Lansbury and Christine Ebersole Photo by Robert J. Saferstein

The 7 PM performance of the acclaimed revival at the Shubert Theatre will benefit the non-profit organization.

The cast boasts Lansbury (Mame, Dear World, Gypsy, Sweeney Todd) as psychic Madame Arcati; two-time Tony winner Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens and 42nd Street) as the ghostly Elvira; Rupert Everett ("My Best Friend's Wedding"), who is making his Broadway debut, as Charles Condomine; theatre veteran Simon Jones as Mr. Bradman; two-time Tony Award nominee Jayne Atkinson as Ruth Condomine; Tony nominee Deborah Rush as Mrs. Bradman; and Susan Louise O'Connor as Edith. Michael Blakemore directs.

The Shubert Theatre is located in Manhattan at 225 West 44th Street.

For tickets call (212) 221-7300, ext. 133, e-mail or visit

The Actors Fund, which was founded in 1882, is a non-profit organization that provides for the social welfare of all entertainment professionals. Some of the many programs The Actors Fund provides include a nursing home and assisted living care facility; senior and disabled programs; mental health services; chemical dependency services; entertainment industry assistance programs; the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative; the AIDS Initiative; and supportive housing on both coasts.

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