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.