The Actors Fund's 2nd Annual CelebriTee Golf & Tennis Outing took place on Monday, July 9, 2012 at the historic Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly, New Jersey, raising more than $50,000 in support of The Fund's Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey. Check out photos of Norm Lewis, Aaron Tveit, Liz Callaway, Peter Gallagher and more at the event below!
Attendees joined Event Tennis Chair, Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Liz Callaway (Baby, Cats, The Spitfire Grill), and Event Golf Chair, Tony Award nominee and Golden Globe winning actor Peter Gallagher (Guy and Dolls, The O.C., Covert Affairs) for summer sport. 2012 Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis (The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess, The Little Mermaid, Les Misérables) joined in the fun on the courts along with Anthony Nunziata of the singing duo Will & Anthony Nunziata, and Aaron Tveit (Next to Normal, Catch Me If You Can, Les Misérables – film set for December 2012 release) joined Peter and guests for golf.
"We are so grateful to Peter, Liz and a generous group of contributors-from inside and outside our creative community-who came together to support The Lillian Booth Actors Home. Our Home is a National Treasure of talented artists under one roof, and it's truly wonderful that so many support it," said Joe Benincasa, Fund President & CEO.
Following afternoon golf and tennis, Peter Gallagher greeted guests for an evening pre-dinner cocktail reception, where he sang selections from Guys & Dolls, accompanied by David Lewis. Peter's daughter, Kathryn Gallagher, also entertained guests with a songs from a new musical entitled "The Strip" by composer/lyricist Lance Horne.
The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone-performers and those behind the scenes-who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping more than 12,800 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, 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 130 years-been a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. For more information, visit www.actorsfund.org.
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