Theater Resources Unlimited
and our Honoree Benefit Committee
Pat Flicker Addiss, Catherine Adler, Nancy Anderson, Mary Cossette, Jamie deRoy, William Franzblau, Evans Haile, Pamela Hunt, Riki Kane Larimer, Jim Kierstead, Richard Maltby Jr., David McCoy, Gerry McIntyre, Charlotte Moore, Will Nunziata, Jana Robbins, Dominique Sharpton, Joan Ross Sorkin, Elisa Loti Stein, Jack Tantleff, Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Stuart Wilk, Charles Wright
invite you to join us at
The 2019 TRU Love Benefit
"FOLLOW YOUR ART, FULFILL YOUR DREAMS"
honoring JAMES MORGAN of the York Theatre Company,
recipient of the TRU Spirit of Theater Award;
and HALEY SWINDAL, performer & producer,
recipient of the TRU Entrepreneur Award.
Directed by Will Nunziata, music director Tracy Stark
Hosted by Lee Roy Reams and Suzyn Waldman (NY Yankees commentator)
Starring Nancy Anderson, Richard Maltby Jr., Allie Trimm, Lillias White
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Join us for a VIP cocktail hour with passed hors d'oeuvres, a 3-course luncheon, a live auction and performances celebrating two people who have enriched our theater community, artists who help artists. Show and awards ceremony directed by Will Nunziata, concert director for Platinum recording artist Jackie Evancho, Tony Award winner Lillias White, Broadway’s Haley Swindal, and Soul Train Award winner Nicole Henry; music director Tracy Stark (11-time MAC Award winner for Music Director, Piano Bar Entertainer, and Song of the Year; Bistro Award winner for Musical Direction; Cabaret Hotline’s Songwriter of the Year Award winner).
Hosted by Broadway's Lee Roy Reams (42nd Street, La Cage aux Folles, The Producers, Beauty and the Beast) and sports broadcaster Suzyn Waldman, the voice of the NY Yankees. With a star-studded cast headed by York favorite Nancy Anderson (Yank!, Jolson & Co., Fanny Hill at the York; plus A Class Act, Sunset Boulevard and Wonderul Town on Broadway; Kiss Me Kate in London), Tony winning director and lyricist Richard Maltby Jr. (Baby, Big, Miss Saigon, Closer Than Ever), Allie Trim (Juliet and Juliet, Enter Laughing at the York, Broadway: Bye Bye Birdie revival, 13), Lillias White (Tony winner for The Life; Texas in Paris at The York; also Cats, Once on This Island, How to Succeed ..., Chicago, Fela!).
The Benefit Producing Committee includes chair Cheryl Davis, producers Merrie L. Davis, Tom Polum and Sandford Silver, York producing associate Amber Wallace, and TRU board members Bob Ost, producer Cody Lassen and Courtney Sweeting.
Live auction to include Yankee Legends Suite baseball tickets; a 7 night/8 day Uniworld European River Cruise for two including transfers, shore excursions and well, practically everything (brochure price starts at $6,000 for two); a Crystal Cruises all-inclusive 8-night cruise for two from Quebec to New York (value up to $11,398); and VIP tickets to Hamilton.