The Aug. 27 performance of Alan Bennett’s play about eight English students and the teachers who change their lives will benefit the non-profit organization. Show time is 8 PM. The History Boys plays the Broadhurst Theatre, located in Manhattan at 235 West 44th Street, between Broadway and Eighth Avenue. Tickets for the benefit performance — priced $46.25-$96.25 — are available by calling (212) 221-7300, ext. 133. For more information visit www.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.