For twenty-six years, The Unusual Suspects has been serving underserved youth through theatre — and what better place to make magic happen than Tinseltown? The annual gala was held at Avalon Theatre this year and was hosted by board member and actress Melissa Peterson (pictured above, second from right). Honorees of the night included Laura Leigh Hughes (The Unusual Suspects Founder, Actress), Malcom M. Mays (Actor, Filmmaker), Jerry Levine (Actor, Filmmaker), and Nina Tassler (Producer, Author, Former Chairman, CBS Entertainment). Learn more about this important organization at

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