Julie Harris Award Will Be Presented at Annual Tony Viewing Party

Tony Awards   Julie Harris Award Will Be Presented at Annual Tony Viewing Party The Actors Fund event will be held at the Beverly Hilton.
Florence Henderson
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The Actors Fund's 20th Anniversary Tony Awards Viewing Party will be held June 12 from 3:30 PM-8 PM PT at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.

The gala dinner will feature the West Coast’s exclusive live feed of the 2016 Tony Awards broadcast and the presentation of The Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement to Florence Henderson, the Brady Bunch star whose Broadway credits include Wish You Were Here, Oklahoma!, Fanny and The Girl Who Came to Supper.

The Julie Harris Award was established to honor an outstanding member of the performing arts community. Previous honorees have included Liza Minnelli, Carol Channing, Tommy Tune, Barbara Cook, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chita Rivera, Jerry Herman, Rita Moreno, Lauren Bacall, Jason Alexander and James Earl Jones.

The celebration will also include a performance from Tony nominee Sheryl Lee Ralph in honor of the 35th anniversary of Broadway’s Dreamgirls.

Longtime event co-chairs John Holly and Jomarie Ward will be honored with the Nedda Harrigan Logan Award, which was inspired by the former actress and Actors Fund president, and is awarded to "individuals and organizations that enrich the entertainment community."

Individual tickets are $300 (limit six per person), and tables of 10 start at $3,500. For sponsorship and ticket inquiries, contact Kathleen Cahill at kcahill@actorsfund.org or (323) 330-2428.

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The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone—performers and those behind the scenes—who works in performing arts and entertainment. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund’s programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund is a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. Visit www.actorsfund.org.

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