Tuesday, January 18, 2011

“Driving Miss Daisy" Announces Date For Special Performance To Benefit The Actors Fund

The Actors Fund - Photo Credit: Driving Miss Daisy

Stars Vanessa Redgrave, James Earl Jones and Boyd Gaines donate their time and talent to raise funds for entertainment charity.

The Broadway company of Driving Miss Daisy has announced that they will add a ninth performance to their already scheduled eight-show week to perform a benefit performance. All proceeds will go to The Actors Fund, a national human services organization that helps those working in performing arts and entertainment.

WHEN: Monday, February 7, at 8 PM.
WHERE: Golden Theatre, 252 West 45th Street in New York City.
TICKETS: Premium seating is available for $225.50 and regular seats from $66.50 to $126.50.
To purchase tickets, visit, call 212.221.7300 ext. 133, or e-mail Tickets can also be purchased through the Golden Theatre box office.

Starring James Earl Jones, Vanessa Redgrave and Boyd Gaines, Driving Miss Daisy tells the affecting story of the decades-long relationship between a stubborn Southern matriarch and her compassionate chauffeur. Variety said, "Redgrave and Jones are masters of their craft," and The New York Post called it, "a driving force of nature."

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About Special Performances
Special Performances are among the most thrilling theatrical experiences, and the hottest tickets in town. Broadway companies generously give their time and talent by adding these special shows to their already rigorous schedules, and perform for audiences full of their peers from the entertainment community. Proceeds from all Special Performances benefit The Actors Fund.

The Actors Fund is a non-profit that serves professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, helping nearly 12,000 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. The Fund’s programs include social services and emergency assistance, health care and insurance, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has—for over 125 years—been a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. Visit for more information.