Among the "dames" scheduled to take part in the 10th annual event are Kathy Brier, Zoe Caldwell, Caitlin Carter, Kate Clinton, Jennifer Cody, Paige Davis, Lea DeLaria, Edie Falco, Lauren Flanigan, Sutton Foster, Randy Graff, Amanda Green, Ann Harada, Dee Hoty, Leila Josefowicz, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Brandi Massey, Andrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Dana Moore, Bebe Neuwirth, Phyllis Newman, Rosie O’Donnell, Orfeh, Stephanie Pope, Faith Prince, Lynn Redgrave, Chita Rivera, Liz Smith, Shayna Steele, Lillias White, Virginia Woodruff and Karen Ziemba with The Art of Dance, Meredith Akins, Ashley Bachner, Nili Bassman, Bridget Berger, Sara Brians, Jessica Leigh Brown, Daniella Cavaleri, Holly Copeland, Joey Dowling, Tracy Fleming, Jacki Ford, Melissa Hillmer, Naomi Kakuk, Kelly King, Sara Lepere, Beth Levy, Kara Madrid, Mia Price, Holly Raye, Katie Rayle, Debra Denys Smith, Kristyn D. Smith and Anissa Wiley. The Cagelles from the Broadway revival of La Cage aux Folles — as well as that musical's co-star, Gary Beach — will also be part of the 8 PM concert.
The Actors' Fund of America is the only national non-profit organization that provides for the social welfare of all entertainment professionals. Since 1996, The Actors’ Fund has focused on helping women in the industry who are coping with critical health concerns through The Fund's Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative. Initiated by Actors’ Fund Trustee Newman, the Women’s Health Initiative offers a roster of services to help women access health care and to coordinate support services.
Tickets for Nothing Like a Dame 2005 are available by calling (212) 840-0770, ext. 268. Visit www.broadwaycares.org for more information. The Marquis Theatre is located at 1535 Broadway.