Hollywood and Broadway stars came together on Wednesday evening to attend the 22nd annual A Night at Sardi’s gala benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association.
This year, the cast of the Big Bang Theory and country music legend Glen Campbell were honored at the Beverly Hilton-held event.
The Emmy®-nominated Warner Bros. Television/CBS comedy The Big Bang Theory including Mayim Bialik, Johnny Galecki, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Jim Parsons, Melissa Rauch and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, received the Abe Burrows Entertainment Award for their unwavering support to the organization. Glen Campbell’s family accepted the inaugural Glen Campbell Courage Award for bravely sharing their story publicly and becoming advocates in the fight against Alzheimer’s.
The star-studded event featured special appearances and performances by some of television, film and Broadway’s hottest talent who covered songs in “Broadway’s Best.” The show, a Broadway style musical revue, featured iconic Broadway tunes from Gypsy, Funny Girl, Once, Matilda, and Guys and Dolls. There was also a musical tribute to Glen Campbell, which featured Grammy winning songwriter, Jimmy Webb and performances by Ashley & Shannon Campbell, Keith Carradine and Grace Potter.
Additional attendees and performers included Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls), Beau Bridges (The Millers), Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex), Sarah Rafferty (Suits), Andrew Rannells (Girls), John Stamos (Necessary Roughness), Caitlin FitzGerald (Masters of Sex), Ben Feldman (Mad Men), Teddy Sears (Masters of Sex), Annaleigh Ashford (Masters of Sex), Joey McIntyre (New Kids on the Block), Matt Lanter (Star Wars: The Clone Wars),Shoshana Bean (2 Bedroom 1 Bath), Briana Cuoco (The Lydia Bennet!!), Barrett Foa (NCIS), Christine Ebersole (Sullivan & Son), Jonathan Kite (2 Broke Girls), Robert Morse (Mad Men), Bob Newhart (The Big Bang Theory), Michael Nouri (NCIS), Scott Porter (Hart of Dixie) and Steven Weber (Ultimate Spider-Man) among others.
Funds raised support the efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research.