The Actors Fund's annual gala was held May 14 at the New York Marriott Marquis, where the Fund's Medal of Honor was bestowed upon four artists.
The evening celebrated Oscar-winning actor and filmmaker Warren Beatty; Tony-winning director Kenny Leon, currently represented on Broadway with the revival of Children of a Lesser God; two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera; and Oscar nominee Uma Thurman, who made her Broadway debut this season in The Parisian Woman.
Special guests—many of whom performed—included Annette Bening, Carolee Carmello, Robert Creighton, John Doyle, Andrew Garfield, Mandy Gonzalez, Denise Gough, Kathryn Grody, Barry Levinson, Beth Malone, Laurie Metcalf, David Morse, Mandy Patinkin, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Lauren Ridloff, Ben Vereen, and Barrett Wilbert Weed.
Flip through photos of the night below:
Inside the Actors Fund’s Gala Honoring Warren Beatty, Kenny Leon, Chita Rivera, and Uma Thurman
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