Amber Gray, Damon Daunno, and More to Perform at Actors Fund Gala
Michael Urie will host the evening, and Annette Bening, Tony Kushner, and more will be presenters.
The Actors Fund has announced the lineup of performers at their annual gala on April 29 at the Marriott Marquis.
Michael Urie will host the evening, which will include performances by Amber Gray (Hadestown), Beth Leavel, Michael Potts, Matthew Sklar (The Prom), Damon Daunno, Rebecca Naomi Jones (Oklahoma!), Sarah Stiles (Tootsie), and a special appearance by Actors Fund chairman Brian Stokes Mitchell. Luke Hawkins and Evan Ruggiero will open the gala with an original tap dance number.
Additional presenters and guests include Annette Bening (All My Sons), Kenny Leon (Much Ado About Nothing), Jawan M. Jackson (Ain't Too Proud — The Life and Times of the Temptations), Tony Kushner, Will Roland (Be More Chill), Brandon Uranowitz (Burn This), Eric William Morris (King Kong), Celia Keenan-Bolger, Gideon Glick (To Kill a Mockingbird), and more. Performers and guests are subjects to change.
As previously announced, the Actors Fund will honor Tony winners Rita Moreno and Harvey Fierstein, along with labor leader Matthew D. Loeb, and producer John Gore.
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan.