Debbie Allen

The Actors Fund Celebrates FAME 35th Anniversary Reunion Concert

The Actors Fund — the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition — celebrated “FAME” 35th Anniversary Reunion Concert on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. A one-night-only celebration of the music and memories that made the television series “FAME” a worldwide phenomenon, this landmark reunion marked the first US concert by the cast since 1985. 100% of the proceeds from the event benefit The Actors Fund’s programs and services. The concert was headlined by “FAME” stars Debbie Allen (“Lydia Grant”), Jesse Borrego (“Jesse Valesquez”), Lee Curreri (“Bruno Martelli”), Cynthi...

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced For The Actors Fund’s FAME 35th Anniversary Reunion Concert

The Actors Fund — the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition — has announced the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming “FAME” 35th Anniversary Reunion Concert, to be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. A one-night-only celebration of the music and memories that made the series “FAME” a worldwide phenomenon, this landmark reunion marks the first US concert by the cast since 1985. Tickets are now on sale at www.actorsfund.org/Fame. Lee Curreri, who played “Bruno Martelli” in both the television series and the 1980 film, joins previously announced “FAME” stars Debbie Allen (&ldquo...

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced For The Actors Fund’s FAME 35th Anniversary Reunion Concert

The Actors Fund — the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition — has announced the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming “FAME” 35th Anniversary Reunion Concert, to be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, California. A one-night-only celebration of the music and memories that made the series “FAME” a worldwide phenomenon, this landmark reunion marks the first US concert by the cast since 1985. Tickets are now on sale at www.actorsfund.org/Fame. Lee Curreri, who played “Bruno Martelli” in both the television series and the 1980 film, joins previously announced “FAME” stars Debbie Allen (&ldquo...

Alliance for Women in Media Foundation Presents the 42nd Annual Gracie Awards

This week, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) handed out the 42nd Annual Gracie Awards to a packed house at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Host Jeannie Mai speaks onstage during the 42nd Annual Gracie AwardsCredit/Copyright: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Alliance for Women in MediaFirst-time host Jeannie Mai led the show with exuberant energy and Gracies Impact Award recipient Rachel Platten treated attendees to a stellar performance. The Gracie Awards, which each year celebrate female luminaries on and off the screen for outstanding achievements across radio, television, cable and interactive media, hosted award recipients such as Lifetime Achievement Honoree Debbie Allen, Rachel Bloom, “This is Us” cast members Mandy Moore, Chrissy Metz, ...

FAME 35th Anniversary Reunion Concert To Benefit The Actors Fund

The Actors Fund announced today that cast members from the hit 1980s musical television series “Fame” will reunite for a 35th anniversary concert to benefit the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition. The one night only landmark event, which marks the first US concert by the cast since 1985, is set for Thursday, July 13 at 8pm at The Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA. Tickets are now on sale at www.actorsfund.org/Fame. Featuring original songs from the series, the celebration will reunite original “Fame” stars Debbie Allen (Golden Globe Award winner for her role as “Lydia Grant,” and recipient of two Emmy Awards for her choreography on the show), Jesse Borreg...

Debbie Allen To Be Honored By The Alliance For Women In Media Foundation

Golden Globe and three-time Emmy Award-winner Debbie Allen will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 42nd Annual Gracie Awards Gala. The event, hosted by The Real’s Jeannie Mai, will take place on June 6 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF) announced today. Ms. Allen’s daughter, Vivian Nixon, and Grey’s Anatomy co-star, Jesse Williams, who plays the role of her son, will make the presentation. The Gracie Awards will continue in its tradition of honoring outstanding individual achievements and programming by, for and about women in television, radio and interactive media. “Debbie Allen’s vision to follow her passion in the face of adversity mirrors everything we stand for at t...