Theater producer Daryl Roth, who produced last season's Tony Award-winning revival of The Normal Heart and has presented an unprecedented seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays on the stage, is set to receive two prestigious honors next month. The Family Equality Council will present Roth with the Hostetter-Habib Family Award for her continued support of the LGBT community. The presentation will take place at the organizations Night at the Pier event on May 8. Later in the month, at its Stella by Starlight Gala on May 20, the Stella Adler Studio of Acting will present Roth with The Harold Clurman Spirit Award "for courageous contribution to the culture of the city of New York and beyond." Her fellow honorees at the Stella by Starlight Gala include Harry Belafonte, James Earl Jones, Ed Schultz, and Masa Tanaka.
For additional information on the Family Equality Council's Night at the Pier, please visit www.familyequality.org/pier. For additional information on the Stella Adler Studio of Acting's Stella by Starlight Gala, please call (212) 689-0087, ext. 27.
Daryl Roth holds the singular distinction of producing seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays: August: Osage County, Proof, Wit, How I Learned to Drive, Anna in the Tropics, Edward Albee's Three Tall Women, and, currently on Broadway: Clybourne Park. Over 75 Award-winning productions including: Love, Loss, and What I Wore; The Baby Dance; Bea Arthur on Broadway; Beckett/Albee; Camping with Henry and Tom; Caroline, or Change; A Catered Affair; Closer Than Ever; Come Fly Away; Curtains; De La Guarda; Dear Edwina; Defying Gravity; Die Mommie Die!; The Divine Sister; Driving Miss Daisy; Fela!; Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? (Tony Award); Irena's Vow; The Judy Show...; Leap of Faith; A Little Night Music; Manuscript; Medea; The Normal Heart (Tony Award); Old Wicked Songs; One Man, Two Guvnors; Our Lady of 121st Street; Edward Albee's The Play About the Baby; Salome; Snakebit; The Tale of the Allergist's Wife; The Temperamentals; Thom Pain…; Through the Night; Thurgood; Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992; Vigil; War Horse (Tony Award); What's That Smell: The Music of Jacob Sterling; Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; The Year of Magical Thinking; and the film My Dog: An Unconditional Love Story. Her upcoming projects include A Time to Kill, based on the John Grisham novel, and Kinky Boots, with book by Harvey Fierstein and music by Cyndi Lauper.
For more on Daryl Roth, visit www.DarylRothProductions.com.
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