The Aug. 24 performance of Jersey Boys (at 8 PM) and the Sept. 13, 14 and 20 performances of Gypsy (Sept. 13 at 8 PM, Sept. 14 at 3 PM and Sept. 20 at 8 PM) will all benefit the non-profit organization. Tickets are available by calling (212) 221-7300, ext. 133. The acclaimed revival of Gypsy — starring Tony winners Patti LuPone, Boyd Gaines and Laura Benanti — plays the St. James Theatre, 246 West 44th Street. Jersey Boys, a Tony winner for Best Musical, plays the August Wilson Theatre, 245 West 52nd Street.
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.
For more information visit www.actorsfund.org.