Personal Appearances
  Anna's upcoming schedule


October 28, 2011

Anna will be speaking in Merriville, Indiana.  For more information, please contact Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living at (219) 945-9054.


October 20, 2011

Anna will be speaking in Helena, Montana at the For Women Only (Women's Health Fair)|St. Peter's Hospital.  Tickets to this event are FREE, but you must have a ticket to be admitted.  Please visit the website for more details.


October 12, 2011

Anna will be speaking in Lansing, Michigan.  Please email for more information.


September 28, 2011

Anna will be giving a speech at the East Hope Annual Hope and Recovery Luncheon in Rochester, New York.  Please visit their website for more information and tickets.


September 22 - September 24, 2011

Anna will be signing autographs at the 6th Annual Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention at the Marriott Hotel in Hunt Valley, Maryland.  There will be tons of photos, DVDs, posters and books for sale that Anna will be signing.  Please check out the event's website for more information as to how you can attend.


September 18, 2011

Anna will be appearing in Patty Duke Live in St. Charles, Illinois for a special screening of The Miracle Worker.  This appearance will benefit the Open Door Clinic, a non-profit AIDS organization.  VIP tickets (which include viewing the film, watching an interview with Anna, meeting her and receiving her autograph) are $60.00.  General admission tickets have recently been discounted to only $15.00!  If you ware in the area, please come out and support this special cause!


March 12, 2010

Anna will be speaking at the Plachta Auditorium on the campus of Central Michigan University to deliver her story of success, loss, and living with mental illness.  The event, "Have You Met Anna?  An Evening with Patty Duke," takes place on Thursday, May 13, and will include a speech by Ms. Duke, an opportunity for questions, and a book signing.  For more information and for free tickets, please click here.


July 20, 2009

The Castro Theatre will honor Anna with a gala tribute entitled, "Sparkle, Patty, Sparkle!"  The event includes a live interview with Bruce Vilanch in which they'll discuss winning the Oscar for her portrayal of Helen Keller, writing two best-selling books, and her recent stage triumph in "Wicked!"  The event will also include screenings of "The Miracle Worker" and "Valley of the Dolls," career clip reels, a sing-along to the theme song of "The Patty Duke Show," and performances by Connie Champagne and Matthew Martin.   The gala begins at 6PM with a meet & greet reception followed by the main event at 8PM.  Tickets are $30 for the gala, and $60 for the Meet & Greet with preferred orchestra seats at the gala.  Tickets are available at (415) 863-0611,, or can also be purchased at A Different Light Bookstore (489 Castro Street).  Partial proceeds from this even will benefit New Leaf Services, NAMI Walk/SF Bay Area, and The Mental Health Association of San Francisco.


April 14, 2009

The Castro Theatre in San Francisco will honor Anna on July 20.  The tribute will feature several clips depicting her career, a screening of Valley of the Dolls, and a live interview with Anna.  We are working closely with the theatre and will post more details as they become available.


April 1, 2009
The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation (REAF) will present a special One Night Only Cabaret with performers from the casts of "Wicked," "Grease," and "Burn the Floor," on Monday, April 13 at 7:30PM.  Anna will host this event at Club Fugazi, 678 Green Street, San Francisco, CA.


March 15, 2009

Beginning March 24 and lasting throughout a six-month run, Anna will be starring as Madame Morrible in the San Francisco, CA production of "Wicked!"  Please click here for tickets.


January 11, 2009

Sunshine from Darknss Gala

The Ritz-Carlton

1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive

Sarasota, FL 34236

Tickets to this event are $300.  Contact Emily Walsh Parry for purchasing info at (941) 308-MIND.

September 27-28, 2008

The Sharon & Ray Courts Hollywood Collectors and Celebrities Show

This is a collectors' show in which attendees will have the opportunity to meet Anna in-person.  Art Hindle, who co-starred with Anna in When the Vows Break and Before and After will also be appearing.


Chicago Marriott O'Hare Hotel

8535 West Higgins Road

Chicago, IL 60631

(866) 614-8407

(773) 693-4444


September 19, 2008


Actress Patty Duke tells her story of bipolar disorder and her long road to recovery.  She won an Oscar for her role as Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker.  Psychiatrist Stanley Oakley, MD, identifies different types of bipolar disorders.  (Supported in part by a grant to the AAFP from AstraZeneca.)

Registration for this event is required.  Please click on the banner for instructions.