By Michael Gioia
10 Jun 2012
|Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging|
The gala begins at 3 PM PT with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by a dinner and live broadcast of the Tonys at 5 PM. The Julie Harris Award will be presented by Annie Potts (God of Carnage) at 8 PM.
Scheduled to attend are Loni Anderson, Anne Jeffreys, George Chakiris, Sheldon Epps, Ruta Lee, Brad Ellis, Ilene Graff, Patricia Barry, Alan Mandell, Charlotte Rae, Michael Learned, Bruce Vilanch, Lorna Luft, Frances Fisher, Theodore Bikel, Richard Herd, Orson Bean, Bryan Batt, Patricia Morison, Holland Taylor, Bryan Cranston, Peter Hunt, Jeffrey Jones, Roxanne Hart, Cristine Rose, James Karen, Roslyn Kind and Barbara Van Orden.
The gala features the only approved live feed of the Tony Awards as they happen in New York. Neil Patrick Harris hosts the 66th Annual Tony Awards, which are broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City.
Alexander won the Tony Award in 1989 for his performance in Jerome Robbins' Broadway. The actor, known for his portrayal of George Costanza in the hit TV series "Seinfeld," has also been seen on Broadway in Accomplice, Broadway Bound, The Rink and Merrily We Roll Along.
Skirball Center is located at 2701 North Sepulveda Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA. For more information and tickets, call (323) 933-9266, ext. 458 or visit http://www.actorsfund.org/performances-and-events/tonyparty2012.