Theater Resources Unlimited's sixth annual TRU Love Benefit honors producer, Cheryl Wiesenfeld. Montego Glover (The Color Purple) joins the cast of the TRU Love Benefit, singing a song from Saint Heaven, a new musical that originated in the TRU Voices Musicals Series, produced by Van Hill Entertainment under the mentorship of honoree Cheryl Wiesenfeld. Danai Gurira joins co-star Nikkole Salter to recreate moments from their acclaimed play, In the Continuum. In addition to the previously announced, Tonya Pinkins (Tony Award winner for Jelly's Last Jam), Mia Dillon & Keir Dullea (2001: A Space Odyssey and David and Lisa), Jessica Blank, Laura Marie Duncan and an appearance from Tony winner and 2007 Emmy Award winner Elaine Stritch (pending availability).
The benefit raises money to support TRU's programs, including the upcoming TRU Voices New Musicals Series and the Spring New Plays Reading Series, in which TRU offers producers an opportunity to do a developmental reading of a new work.