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The Broadway company of “Driving Miss Daisy” has announced that their Special Benefit Performance for The Actors Fund

It was just announced that this special Actors Fund performance will also be dedicated to Vanessa Redgrave’s siblings Lynn and Corin Redgrave who died last year.  This is definitely going to be a heartfelt remembrance with emotions running high for Vanessa, the cast and the audience.

“With extraordinary careers spanning decades in film, television and theater, the Redgrave family has left an indelible mark on the entertainment landscape. Both Lynn and Corin were staunch and gracious supporters of The Actors Fund as well as advocates for everyone dedicated to performing arts and entertainment,” said Jed Bernstein, the show’s producer and Actors Fund Trustee.

“We are honored the company of ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ will join us in expressing our heartfelt appreciation for their steadfast and unwavering support of The Actors Fund,” he added.

Lynn Redgrave served on the Board of Trustees of The Actors Fund since 1992 and as a Vice Chair since 2006. She regularly served as team captain of The Actors Fund’s EIF Revlon Run/Walk team to raise awareness about women’s cancers, and was instrumental in developing “In the Spotlight,” The Actor Fund’s major gifts program. Her brother Corin regularly donated his time and talents performing to raise funds for the entertainment charity.

The benefit performance is scheduled for Monday, February 7 at 8pm. All proceeds will go to The Actors Fund. Benefits from this show will go to support The Actors Fund and its longstanding commitment to help performers and those behind-the-scenes across the nation.

“Driving Miss Daisy” stars James Earl Jones, Vanessa Redgrave and Boyd Gaines. The performance will be at the Golden Theatre, 252 West 45th Street in New York City. Premium seating is available for $226.50 and regular seats from $66.50 to $126.50.

To purchase tickets, visit https://www.store.actorsfund.org, call 212.221.7300 ext. 133, or email [email protected]. Tickets can also be purchased at www.telecharge.com or through the Golden Theatre box office.