History Boys Offers Actors’ Fund Performance Aug. 27

News   History Boys Offers Actors’ Fund Performance Aug. 27 The Tony-winning play The History Boys offers a special performance to benefit the Actors’ Fund of America on Aug. 27.

Tony Award winner Richard Griffiths in The History Boys.
Tony Award winner Richard Griffiths in The History Boys. Photo by Joan Marcus

The 8 PM performance of Alan Bennett’s play about eight English students and the teachers who change their lives will benefit the non-profit organization. The History Boys plays the Broadhurst Theatre, located in Manhattan at 235 West 44th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue.

Tickets for the benefit performance — priced $46.25-$96.25 — are available by calling (212) 221-7300, ext. 133. For more information visit www.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.