Virginia Madsen, Steven Weber, Vanessa Williams, Ed Asner and More Are Part of June 3 Blank Theatre Benefit

Virginia Madsen and Steven Weber perform A Work of Art, Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Karam's first play, which he wrote at age 17, as part of the Blank Theatre's June 3 benefit evening.

Vanessa Williams
Vanessa Williams (Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN)

The 6 PM event, which features scenes, songs and speeches from 20 years of The Blank's Young Playwrights Festival, also boasts the talents of Vanessa Williams, Ed Asner, Barbara Bain, Nicholas Brendon, Brianna Brown, Dale Dickey, Daisy Eagan, Kat Foster, Thea Gill, Peri Gilpin, Lenny Jacobson, Michael E. Knight, Tom Lenk, Scott Lowell, Justina Machado, Allison Mack, Angel Parker, Jessy Schram, Rex Smith, DB Sweeney, Kirsten Vangsness, Gedde Watanabe, Virginia Williams, Noah Wyle, Bellamy Young and Constance Zimmer.

Started in 1990 by founding artistic director Daniel Henning, The Blank Theatre is Hollywood's regional theatre and is "committed to developing excellence in artistic talent, and providing the opportunity for artists to take bold risks." 

For tickets, priced $50-$125 (VIP packages available for $250-$350, includes post-performance reception with the cast), visit or call (323) 661-9827.

20 Years of Winners: Scenes, Songs, and Speeches from 20 Years of the Young Playwrights Festival will be held at Avalon Hollywood, which is located at 1735 Vine Street, Hollywood.