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  • TRU Love Benefit 2018 - click REGISTER button below or click event graphic for ticketing, $50 to $225
    November 4, 2018
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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TRU Love Benefit 2018: The Power of Community

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Theater Resources Unlimited
and our Honoree Benefit Committee
Pat Addiss, Christen Omantra Callahan, Katrin Hilbe, Jim Kierstead,
Lisa Dozier King,
 Priscilla Lopez, Dorothy Marcic, Donna McKechnie,
Jay Michaels, Emileena Pedigo 
and Gerald vanHeerden
invite you to join us at
The 2018 TRU Love Benefit 

Bringing People Together Through the Arts
honoring BAAYORK LEE and the National Asian Artists Project
recipient of the 2018 TRU Spirit of TheaterAward;
and JOHN CHATTERTON and the Midtown International Theatre Festival
recipient of the 2018 TRU Entrepreneur Award.

Directed by Jonathan Cerullo
Assistant to Director Andrew Winans
Music Director Lulu Picart
Stage Manager Jim Semmelman

Join us for cocktails, luncheon, a live auction and performances
celebrating two people who have enriched our theater community 
and offered opportunities for so many.¬†They've made such a difference ‚Äď
help us thank them, and support TRU and our own community of theater professionals.

Anticipated appearances
 include Tony Award nominated Brenda Braxton (Smokey Joe's Cafe, Chicago); original A Chorus Line co-star and Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez; comedienne Meshelle; members of the recent U.S. National Tour, Japan International Tour, upcoming China International Tour and upcoming New York City Center Anniversary productions of A Chorus Line (Mel Cabey, Samantha Cho Grossman, Aaron Patrick Craven, Giovanni Da Silva, Steven Del Col, Veronica Fiaoni, Lauren Garriott, David Grindrod, Ryan Koerber, Laura Pierpont, Zoe Schneider-Smith, Madison Tinder, Jake Vielbig and Baayork's assistant Andrew Winans); Sam Simahk (Carousel revival, Curly in Oklahoma! at TUTS, 1st National Company of The King and I), NAAP co-founders Nina Zoie Lam and Steven Eng, as well as selections from MITF musicals Thrill Me! by Stephen Dolginoff, Sistas (the long-run off-Broadway hit) by Dorothy Marcic, Take Me America by Bill Nabel and more!

Live auction to include premium tickets to Hamilton, Yankee Legends Suite baseball tickets, and 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).

Sunday November 4th, 2018
Tickets $150* to $225* including VIP cocktail hour/hors d'oeuvres and luncheon.
(*$25 discount for TRU members. Email trunltd@aol.com for promo code.)
Also: $115 luncheon and show (no VIP cocktail hour, no TRU discount)
Limited $50 show-only tickets available (includes 2 drinks).

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)