Follies and Relatively Speaking Will Offer Special Actors Fund Performances

News   Follies and Relatively Speaking Will Offer Special Actors Fund Performances The critically acclaimed revival of Follies and the triptych of one-act plays, Relatively Speaking, will both offer special performances to benefit the Actors Fund.

Ron Raines and Bernadette Peters in Follies.
Ron Raines and Bernadette Peters in Follies. Photo by Joan Marcus

Follies' Jan. 15, 2012, at 8 PM performance at the Marquis Theatre (1535 Broadway) and Relatively Speaking's Jan. 29 at 8 PM performance at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) will benefit the non-profit organization.

Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies boasts a cast led by Bernadette Peters, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein and Elaine Paige.

Relatively Speaking features one-comedies penned by Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen; the cast includes Steve Guttenberg, Marlo Thomas, Julie Kavner and more.

For tickets call (212) 221-7300, ext. 133, e-mail tickets@actorsfund.org or visit www.store.actorsfund.org.

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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