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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
THE POWER OF COMMUNITY
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 –
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).