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  • Skirball Cultural Center 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90049 United States (map)


Deets: The Actors Fund will honor Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award® winner Lily Tomlin with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement at the 23rd Annual Tony Awards® Viewing Gala on Sunday, June 9, 2019 (3:30-9:00PM) at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. The Actors Fund is delighted to announce that Leslie Jordan will host!

Celebrating Broadway’s Biggest Night in Los Angeles, the gala fundraiser will feature red carpet arrivals, cocktail hour, gala dinner, live performances, silent auction, and the West Coast’s exclusive live feed of the 2019 Tony Awards® broadcast from New York City.

The Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement has been presented in past years to Julie Harris, Gwen Verdon, Lauren Bacall, Charles Durning, Jason Alexander, Carol Channing, Tyne Daly, Rita Moreno, Stockard Channing, James Earl Jones, Liza Minnelli, Jerry Herman, Tommy Tune, Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Hal Holbrook, Barbara Cook and Betty Buckley.

The Tony Awards® live broadcast is made possible with the kind permission of CBS, Tony Awards® Productions, The American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League and DIRECTV.

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. Through offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Fund serves everyone in film, theater, television, music, opera, radio and dance with programs including social services and emergency financial assistance, health care and insurance counseling, housing, and secondary employment and training services. Visit

Who You May Spot: Lily Tomlin, Host Leslie Jordan

Hint for the Average Socialite: Tickets are currently on sale at Individual tickets are $300 (limit six per person) and tables of 10 start at $3500.

For sponsorship and ticket inquiries, please contact Chester McCurry, Director of Special Events, at or 323-330-2428.

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