Primetime Emmy Award® Winner Christina Applegate Joins Brendan Fraser in Live, Online Table Read of Holiday Classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” Benefiting The Ed Asner Family Center
Joining Applegate is Primetime Emmy Award® Winner James Cromwell and Autistic Actress Sue Ann Pien
Get Your Tickets Here: http://teafc.org/wonderful!
This one-night-only virtual event takes place December 11, 2022 at 5:00 PM PT, 8:00 PM ET
The Ed Asner Family Center is honored to announce the participation of Primetime Emmy Award® Winner Christina Applegate for this year’s Virtual Gala. The recent Hollywood Walk of Fame recipient joins lead Brendan Fraser (George Bailey) in the role of his wife, Mary Bailey. Primetime Emmy Award® Winner James Cromwell has also been cast as Pa Bailey and autistic actress Sue Ann Pien (Amazon’s “As We See It”) will play Violet for this year’s virtual table read.
In celebration of Giving Tuesday today, purchase your tickets for a magical night of fun for the whole family! The event will also include a musical performance from Jennifer Hudson, a silent auction, and live Q&A via social commerce platform Whatnot. To purchase tickets, visit: http://teafc.org/wonderful.
Applegate, Cromwell and Pien join a star studded cast including Brendan Fraser, Seth Rogen, Fred Armisen, JK Simmons, Jean Smart, Ken Jeong, Jim Beaver, Brent Spiner, Phil Lamarr, Chelsea Darnell, Ben Mankiewicz, and host Tom Bergeron alongside honorees Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann. Additionally, social director of TEAFC, Chelsea Darnell will play a narrator alongside autistic actors Dwayne Cox, Max Gadson, Spencer Harte, Lucas Salusky and Hannah Schindler. Victor Nelli (TV’s “Superstore,” “Brooklyn Nine Nine”) returns for a third year as director.
In Partnership with Turner Classic Movies and Whatnot, experience the classic tale “It’s a Wonderful Life” in the comfort of your home this holiday season for the one-night-only event on December 11, 2022, 5:00 PM PT/8:00 PM ET.
Tickets are now available starting at $29.99.
ABOUT THE ED ASNER FAMILY CENTER
The Ed Asner Family Center (TEAFC) is an all-encompassing resource dedicated to elevating the lives of special needs individuals and their families. The Center is a nonprofit, co-founded by Navah Paskowitz-Asner and Matthew Asner. Our mission is to be a Center of acceptance, and enrichment for those seeking wholeness in all attitudes of life. Our support extends beyond the special needs individual to the entire family, through a wide variety of mental health services and groundbreaking interactive programs. The center proudly makes it policy to employ Autistic self-advocates as camp counselors, educators and assistants. For a closer look at our programs and community, visit http://teafc.org/wonderful.