Tony-Winning Red Offers Actors Fund Performance June 20

News   Tony-Winning Red Offers Actors Fund Performance June 20 John Logan's Red, which won six 2010 Tony Awards including Best Play, will offer a special performance to benefit the Actors Fund June 20.

Red star Alfred Molina
Red star Alfred Molina Photo by Johan Persson

The 7 PM performance of the acclaimed drama at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) will benefit the non-profit organization.

The 90-minute Red co-stars Tony nominee Alfred Molina and Tony winner Eddie Redmayne. "Master American expressionist Mark Rothko has just landed the biggest commission in the history of modern art. But when his young assistant gains the confidence to challenge him, Rothko faces the agonizing possibility that his crowning achievement could also become his undoing," according to press notes.

Red won six 2010 Tony Awards for Best Play (the award goes to author John Logan and his producers), Best Direction of a Play (Michael Grandage), Best Featured Actor in a Play (Eddie Redmayne), Best Scenic Design of a Play (Christopher Oram), Best Lighting Design of a Play (Neil Austin) and Best Sound Design of a Play (Adam Cork). The production is also the winner of three Drama Desk Awards, including Best Play and Best Director, and the Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards for Best Play. The production will offer its final performance June 27.

For tickets call (212) 221-7300, ext. 133, e-mail tickets@actorsfund.org or visit www.store.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.

For more information visit www.actorsfund.org.

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