Making our gardens grow

Celebrate 3 people who are changing the landscape of theater

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Join us Nov. 8th for our annual TRU Love Benefit.

TRU and our Honoree Benefit Committee Michael Alden, Georgia Buchanan, Brent Buell, Doug Denoff, Lynn DiMenna, Sandi Durell, Jane Dubin, Dave Elliott, Patricia Klausner, Sidney Myer, Martin Platt, Tim Sanford, Ron Simons and Cheryl Wiesenfeld invite you to come celebrate the accomplishments of three dedicated theater professionals.


This eclectic event brings together the very different worlds of resident and commercial theater, rap and cabaret, and will be co-hosted by cabaret legend Sidney Myer of Don’t Tell Mama, and TV rapper Power Malu. It will include appearances by Jermaine Paul, winner of TV’s “The Voice,” Obie-winner Nikkole Salter (In the Continuum), acclaimed magician Todd Robbins (Play Dead), Howie Michael Smith (My Life Is a Musical) and cabaret singer Lynn DiMenna, with other performances tba, highlighting the achievements of the three honorees.

• Patrick Blake, recipient of the TRU Spirit of Theater Award.

For pushing politically relevant topics into the theatrical spotlight, championing diverse voices and embracing new audiences. And being a TRU mentor to so many.


• Teresa Eyring of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), recipient of the TRU Humanitarian Award.

For nurturing resident theaters countrywide, encouraging a more diverse, equitable field for developing new works that have nourished all theater.


• Linda Amiel Burns/The Singing Experience, recipient of the TRU Entrepreneur Award.

For helping thousands of individuals find their voice, their confidence and and their artistic identity for 38 years, at The Singing Experience. And being a TRU friend from the start.


Plus a Silent Auction featuring tickets to Broadway and off-Broadway shows; plus an $8,000 Azamara Cruise to anywhere in the world and other great gift items!

For more information, visit our webpage: http://truonline.org/TRULove15.htm


To purchase tickets, click here.

Honoree Tables, $200 per person (includes name in program and OPatron Bag)

Premium Patron, 2nd tier, $175 (includes name in program and Patron Bag)

General Admission, $125 (unreserved, but includes cocktails and luncheon)

Benefit Journal ads available - congratulate our friends!

2015 TRU Love Benefit

Sunday, Nov. 8th, 12-4pm

Sardi's, 234 W 44th St, New York, NY, United States

For more information, visit the event page on the TRU website. Or join our Facebook event.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Join us for our October panel, Tuesday 10/20 at 7pm.

We'll be at The Theatre at St. Luke's, 308 W. 46th Street. Email TRUStaff1@gmail.com to reserve. or just show up - it's a BIG space! More details available at http://www.truonline.org/currentpanels.htm
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