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A Tempo: Actress Gets Tony Nod for Work For Pulmonary Fibrosis

Among the awards given out this weekend at the Tony Awards will be the Isabelle Stevenson Award, given to a member of the theater community for their efforts on behalf of humanitarian, social services or charitable organizations. This year's honoree is actress and comedian Julie Halston, whose Broadway appearances include You Can't Take it With You, Tootsie, Anything Goes, Hairspray and Gypsy, and who has portrayed TV roles on The Good Fight and Sex and the City.  She lost her husband to pulmonary fibrosis, and she has spent the past decade raising awareness and funds for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. A Tempo host Rachel Katz this Saturday (9/25 at 7 pm) will speak with Halston about her work, and also about her plans as Broadway reopens.

This week's program also includes a conversation with Dee Bilia, executive director of the South Orange Performing Arts Center, which has had to delay its opening due to sustained extensive damage during Tropical Storm Ida.

Rachel Katz is the host of A Tempo which airs Saturdays at 7 pm.