The Actors Fund is thrilled to announce that several exciting stars of stage and screen have joined the line-up of presenters and performers for the 19th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the Skirball Cultural Center’s Ahmanson Ballroom in Los Angeles.
Among the celebrities scheduled to participate in performances, tributes and presentations are Ashley Argota (ABC Family’s “The Fosters”), Miles Brown (ABC’s “Black-ish”), Sebastian La Cause (“Orange Is The New Black,” Broadway’s “Chicago” and “The Rocky Horror Show”) and Calum Worthy (Disney Channel’s “Austin & Ally”).
Hosted by Daytime Emmy Award winner and three-time Tony Award nominee Kate Burton (ABC’s “Scandal”), this special evening will celebrate Broadway’s Biggest Night by honoring Tony’s Leading Men with the presentation of the Artistic Achievement Award to legendary Broadway stars Theodore Bikel, Tim Curry, Alfred Molina and Joe Morton.
This year’s gala — written, directed and produced by Luke Yankee — will feature red carpet arrivals, cocktails, dinner, surprise guest performances and the live broacast of the 2015 Tony Awards. Cocktails and the silent auction begin at 3:30pm. The dinner, live broadcast and award presentations take place from 5:00-8:00pm. The event is presented by Wells Fargo and sponsored by United Airlines, SAG-AFTRA, Actors’ Equity Association, Writer’s Guild of America West, DIRECTV, CTBC Bank Corp, The Nederlander Organization, Heirloom Design House, Masque Sound, Shaw & Halseth, Montage Beverly Hills, Devotion Vodka and Sextant Wines.
Individual tickets are $300 (limit six per person) and tables of 10 start at $3500. For sponsorship and ticket inquiries, please contact Kathleen Cahill, Manager of Special Events at 323-330-2428 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, click here.
Previous honorees have included Julie Harris, Barbara Cook, Gwen Verdon, Charles Durning, Rita Moreno, James Earl Jones, Tyne Daly, Lauren Bacall, Stockard Channing, Carol Channing, Liza Minnelli, Jerry Herman, Tommy Tune, Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Hal Holbrook and Jason Alexander.
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone — performers and those behind the scenes — who works in performing arts and entertainment, giving aid to more than 21,000 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund’s programs include social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has been — for 133 years — a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition.