Behanding, Next Fall, Lion King and Wicked Performances to Benefit The Actors Fund

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12 Apr 2010

<I>Next Fall</I> stars Patrick Heusinger and Patrick Breen
Next Fall stars Patrick Heusinger and Patrick Breen
Photo by Carol Rosegg

The Actors Fund will benefit from upcoming performances of two new Broadway plays and two long-running musicals.

Both the Aug. 1 at 8 PM performance of The Lion King at the Minskoff Theatre and the Aug. 15 at 8 PM performance of Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre will benefit the non-profit organization. And, producers of A Behanding in Spokane and Next Fall have donated select seats for upcoming performances that will benefit the Fund: Behanding seats are available for the April 28 at 8 PM performance at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, and Next Fall seats are available for both the April 30 at 8 PM and May 2 at 3 PM performances at the Helen Hayes Theatre.

For tickets call (212) 221-7300, ext. 133, e-mail or visit

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.

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