Elling and La Cage aux Folles Performances to Benefit The Actors Fund

News   Elling and La Cage aux Folles Performances to Benefit The Actors Fund
Producers of the new comedy Elling and the award-winning revival of La Cage aux Folles have donated a select number of seats to upcoming performances of both shows to benefit the Actors Fund.

The non-profit organization will benefit from the Nov. 10 and 12 performances of Elling at the Barrymore Theatre and the Dec. 1, 8 and 15 performances of La Cage aux Folles at the Longacre Theatre. Show time for each of these performances is 8 PM.

Simon Bent's Elling, previously seen in London, will  begin previews on Broadway Nov. 2 with an official opening scheduled for Nov. 21. The production, which will mark the Broadway debut of film actor Brendan Fraser, will be directed by Doubt's Doug Hughes and will also feature Tony winners Denis O'Hare and Richard Easton as well as Jennifer Coolidge ("A Mighty Wind," "Best in Show") and Jeremy Shamos (Reckless).

The 2010 Tony Award-winning revival of La Cage aux Folles co-stars Emmy winner Kelsey Grammer and Tony winner Douglas Hodge.

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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