Sutton Foster, Jane Krakowski, Audra McDonald and Kelli O'Hara Set for 2013 Roundabout Gala, 3/11
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by BWW News Desk
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents its annual 2013 Spring Gala "A Celebration of Your Favorites" emceed by Alan Cumming (Cabaret) on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at the Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street, NYC). The evening will be a celebration of the company's artistic achievements under Artistic Director Todd Haimes' 30 years of leadership and the future ahead.
Lonny Price will direct a one-night-only musical tribute featuring Musical Direction by Paul Gemignani and Roundabout's favorite leading ladies: Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Jane Krakowski (Nine), Audra McDonald (110 in the Shade) and Kelli O'Hara (The Pajama Game). They will each sing the show-stopping numbers from their Roundabout musicals and also perform a set of their favorites.
Roundabout Theatre Company's 2013 Spring Gala will begin at 7:00PM with dinner and a live auction, followed by the musical performance. Leadership ticket buyers are also invited to a private cocktail party with guest artists and other entertainment VIPs at 6:00pm. Wine is donated by Beaulieu Vineyards.
Celebrity attendees include Becky Ann Baker, Laura Benanti, Stephanie J. Block, Walter Bobbie, Danny Burstein, Kate Burton, Bobby Cannavale, Michael Cerveris, Will Chase, Margaret Colin, John Cullum, Jim Dale, Blythe Danner, Colin Donnell, Olympia Dukakis, Gregg Edelman, Gordon Edelstein, Scott Ellis, Raul Esparza, Katie Finneran, Victor Garber, John Glover, Sam Gold, Carla Gugino, Mamie Gummer, Adam Gwon, Susan Hilferty, Rupert Holmes, Doug Hughes, Bill Irwin, John Kander, Stephen Karam, Nathan Lane, Frank Langella, James Lapine, Steven Levenson, William Ivey Long, Kathleen Marshall, Rob Marshall, Joe Masteroff, Michael Mayer, John McMartin, Debra Monk, Cynthia Nixon, Denis O'Hare, Laura Osnes, Mary-Louise Parker, Scott Pask, Sarah Paulson, David Rabe, Theresa Rebeck, Ron Rifkin, Stephen Sondheim, Sebastian Stan, Richard Thomas, Alex Timbers, John Weidman, Michael Wilson and LaChanze. All celebrity appearances are subject to change.
All proceeds from this event will benefit Roundabout Theatre Company's Musical Theatre Fund and Education programs.
Gala Chairs Diane & Tom Tuft and Bill Borrelle & John Hearn.
Auction Chairs Linda D'Onofrio and Sylvia Golden
Ticket prices are:
**$3,000 Underwriter Single Ticket
**$1,500 Patron Single Ticket (includes dinner and the musical performance).
**10-person group table seating also available.
To purchase tickets to Roundabout's 2013 Spring Gala contact:
Roundabout Theatre Company is a not-for-profit theatre dedicated to providing a nurturing artistic home for theatre artists at all stages of their careers where the widest possible audience can experience their work at affordable prices. Roundabout fulfills its mission each season through the revival of classic plays and musicals; development and production of new works by established playwrights and emerging writers; educational initiatives that enrich the lives of children and adults; and a subscription model and audience outreach programs that cultivate loyal audiences.
Roundabout Theatre Company's 2012-2013 season features The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes, starring Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Gregg Edelman, Jim Norton and Chita Rivera, directed by Scott Ellis; Picnic by William Inge directed by Sam Gold; The Big Knife by Clifford Odets, starring Bobby Cannavale, directed by Doug Hughes; Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson, directed by Michael Wilson; The Unavoidable Disappearance of Tom Durnin by Steven Levenson, directed by Scott Ellis.
Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award winning Anything Goes has set sail on a National Tour that will cruise into more than 25 other cities during the 2012/2013 season.