Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 2018 TRU Love Benefit, "The Power of Community: Bringing People Together Through the Arts." The event will honor legendary A Chorus Line co-star and co-founder of the National Asian Artists Project Baayork Lee, who will receive the TRU Spirit of Theater Award for a lifetime of creating opportunities for Asian artists; and off-off-Broadway maverick, creator of the former OOBR Awards and the Midtown International Theatre Festival, John Chatterton who will receive the TRU Entrepreneur Award for providing 17 years of developmental opportunities for a range of independent theater artists. It all takes place on Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 12pm-4pm at Caroline's on Broadway, 1626 Broadway, NYC. Tickets are available at https://truonline.org/events/tru-love-2018/. Tickets range from $80-$225.
Join TRU for cocktails at noon, luncheon at 1pm followed by performances celebrating two people who have enriched our theater community and offered opportunities for so many. They've made such a difference - help thank them, and support TRU and their community of theater professionals.
Performance and award show will be directed by Jonathan Cerullo, Broadway/NYC choreography consultant for Say, Goodnight Gracie; assistant director and/or choreographer for Band in Berlin, Anna Karenina, The Three Musketeers, original cast of Legs Diamond; and choreographer for Big Apple Circus' Carnivale! & Picturesque @ Lincoln Center. Anticipated appearances (subject to schedule) will include original A Chorus Line co-stars Donna McKechnie and Priscilla Lopez, PS124 Theatre Cub Kids, NAAP co-founders Nina Zoie Lam and Steven Eng, as well as selections from MITF musicals Thrill Me!, Sistas (the long-run off-Broadway hit) and more! Adding excitement to the event is a live auction featuring 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), as well as a pair of rare Yankees Legend Suite tickets.
Tickets are available at https://truonline.org/events/tru-love-2018/. Prices range from a show-only ticket of $80 to table seating with luncheon from $150 to $225.
For more information about TRU membership and programs, visit www.truonline.org or call 212 714-7628.