Announcing – “1 Voice”- A Star-Filled Evening of Entertainment In support of the embattled Motion Picture Home’s residents and its uncertain future
Beverly Hills– The Board of Directors of the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) is committed to closing the entertainment community’s historic nursing home and hospital in Woodland Hills, CA. The impending closure displaces Hollywood’s most frail and vulnerable residents from their campus home in the Long Term Care facility.
‘1 Voice’ is a celebrity-packed evening to raise industry and community awareness of the residents’ plight.
NEO Ensemble Theatre, is sharing an evening of all-star entertainment in support of the efforts of Saving the Lives Of Our Own, the advocacy group dedicated to keeping the residents in the Motion Picture Home and to preserving the MPTF’s historic mission and promise of “taking care of our own” to all entertainment industry workers.
Neo Ensemble Theatre, a Los Angeles based non-profit theater company, is producing “1 Voice, an Evening of Monologues, Music and Memories”, on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 7:30 pm at theRenberg Theater at the Village, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood, CA 90038.
The evening will include scheduled performances and appearances byRichard Dreyfuss, John Schneider, Lorenzo Lamas, Kathryn Joosten,(Desperate Housewives) Gloria Loring, Esai Morales, Oscar winner George Chakiris, Dawn Wells( Gilligan’s Island),and Renee Taylor & Joseph Bologna. Also appearing are Shirley Jones & Marty Ingels, Bill Smitrovitch(The Event), Connie Stevens, Lou Ferrigno, Jerry Douglas and Kate Linder of Young & the Restless, James Intveld(Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry), Ben Henry(Survivor Nicaragua), George Barris, Nic Novicki(Boardwalk Empire), cast members of NBC’s The Event, Young and the Restless, Bold & The Beautiful, and members of the Neo Ensemble Theatre. Celebrity appearances are subject to change due to artists’ schedules and availability. Additional celebrities will be announced-ongoing both appearing and performing.
Tickets prices range from $20 (seniors) up to $99 and are available atwww.NeoEnsembleTheatre.org. 800-838-3006
For information about the facts of the Closing of the Motion Picture Home Nursing & Hospital see http://savingthelivesofourown.org/
Who: Neo Ensemble Theater & Saving the Lives of our Own
What: ‘1 Voice’ a celebrity evening of monologues, music & memories
Where: Renberg Theater – 1125 N. McCadden Pl. – LA CA 90038 – (north of Santa Monica Blvd.)
When: Tuesday, Oct 5th 2010 Media check in begins at 5:30 – Red Carpet arrivals at 6:30PM– Performances begin- 7:30 pm