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  • TRU Love 2017: Celebrating 25 Years of TRU
    November 5, 2017
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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TRU Love 25th Anniversary Benefit

Sunday afternoon, November 5th

Make a donation in honor of honoree Jana Robbins, pay for a Cash Appeal Pledge, auction item or balance due with this button:


Theater Resources Unlimited
and our Honoree Benefit Committee
Michael Alden, Daniel Beaty, Martin Charnin,
R. Erin Craig, Dani Davis, Michele Lee,
Eric Krebs, Daryl Roth, Catherine Schreiber,
D Tucker Smith
and Frank Zuback 
invite you to the 2017 TRU Love Benefit

Hosted by Klea Blackhurst | Directed by Jim Brochu
music director Tracy Stark
With Bob Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde), 4-time MAC winner Julie Reyburn
Special performance by Steve Ross
Stage manager Jim Semmelman

TRU Spirit of Theater Award recipient

Producer, Broadway actress, (Roof of the World, Ragtime revival, I Love You Because, Little Women, The Jazz Age, Through the Night)

and celebrating 25 years of TRU, community and past honorees, including:

Pat Addiss, Michael Alden, Patrick Blake, Allan Buchman, Linda Amiel Burns,
Ben Cameron, Neil Danoff (in memoriam), Ken Davenport, Van Dean, Teresa Eyring,
Michael Feingold, Ted Greenberg, Woodie King Jr., Patricia Klausner, Elysabeth Kleinhans,
Daniel Marshall, Jerry Mitchell, Barry Moss (in memoriam), Shakina Nayfack,
Edith O'Hara, Michael Presser, Lou Rodgers, Arlene Romoff, 
Philip Rose (in memoriam), Ron Simons, Jennifer Ashley Tepper, 
Fredric B. Vogel (in memoriam), Cheryl Wiesenfeld, Randall Wreghitt (in memoriam).

Cocktail Hour: 12PM
3-course Luncheon: 1PM
Awards & Entertainment: 1:45PM

Caroline's On Broadway: 1626 Broadway (between 49th & 50th Streets)
Handicap-accessible entrance: 750 Seventh Avenue (between 49th & 50th Streets)

Cheryl Davis (chair), Margot Astrachan, Mark Butler, Cate Cammarata, Egon Cholakian, Wendy Leopold, Jayne Lynch, Jessica McCoy, Tom Polum, Courtney Sweeting & Yoni Vendriger

 The Performance will include a LIVE AUCTION of a $10,000 Uniworld 8 day/7 night European River Cruise and tickets to Hamilton.  Reception will also feature an Online Auction with prizes that include tickets to various Broadway and Off-Broadway shows (including Come from Away, Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory) plus consultations, coachings and lots more to be announced.

Can't be there Sunday? Celebrate Jana (and TRU) - CLICK HERE to purchase an ad in the benefit journal.

Jana Robbins was recently producer of Roof of the World (formerly The Great Game) by D. Tucker Smith at Kansas City Rep, with plans for a New York production. Jana made her Broadway producing debut with the Broadway musical of Little Women starring Sutton Foster and Maureen McGovern. She was one of the producers of the acclaimed Ragtime revival, as well as off-Broadway's White's Lies. She was also one of the producers of the Off-Broadway musical I Love You Because. Unlock'd won the "Best of the Fest" Award at the New York Musical Theater Festival, and Talkin' Broadway called it "One of the most ravishing new musicals of 2007!" She produced The Jazz Age by Allan Knee (Little Women, Finding Neverland) in a limited run at 59E59 St., which she produced in association with the Blank Theater Co. in LA. As an actress Jana has appeared in 6 Broadway shows including Gypsy (standby for Tyne Daly) and The Tale of the Allergist's Wife (standby for Linda Lavin & Michele Lee), starring opposite Valerie Harper when Allergist's Wife went on National Tour. Her television credits include Law and Order, SVU, Criminal Intent and others, and she was seen in the film of The Women starring Meg Ryan, Eva Mendez and Annette Bening.