Odd Couple and Sweeney to Offer Actors’ Fund Performances

News   Odd Couple and Sweeney to Offer Actors’ Fund Performances The hit Broadway revivals of both The Odd Couple and Sweeney Todd will offer special performances to benefit the Actors’ Fund of America.

Manoel Felciano and Patti LuPone in Sweeney Todd.
Manoel Felciano and Patti LuPone in Sweeney Todd. Photo by Paul Kolnick

The Jan. 29, 2006, performance of Sweeney Todd (at 7 PM) and the March 19 performance of The Odd Couple (at 7:30 PM) will benefit the non-profit organization. Tickets for Sweeney are priced $36.25-$250 with tickets for Odd Couple ranging $60-$500. The top ticket price for both shows includes a post-performance reception following the performance.

Sweeney Todd — co-starring Patti LuPone and Michael Cerveris — plays the Eugene O’Neill Theatre, 230 West 49th Street. The Odd Couple — co-starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick — plays the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 West 47th Street.

Tickets for the benefit performances 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.