Angels in America playwright Tony Kushner will be honored at the Theatre Communications Group's annual gala in February 2019. Along with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, TCG will also honor Broadway press agent and president of DKC/O&M, Rick Miramontez, and arts philanthropist and Chairman Emerita of Ingram Industries, Inc., Martha R. Ingram.
Now in its seventh year, the TCG Gala will be held February 4, 2019, at New York’s Edison Ballroom. Jordan Roth and Richie Jackson will serve as co-chairs of the event.
“Our annual Gala has become a much-anticipated event, that bridges theatre worlds, from non-profit to commercial, from our New York-based resident theatres to the resident theatre community nationwide," comments TCG’s Executive Director and CEO Teresa Eyring. "We are humbled to be able to honor and celebrate individuals whose astounding vision and commitment have benefited all of these worlds.”
Past honorees include actor Brian Dennehy, director Kenny Leon, playwright Lynn Nottage, actor and playwright Danai Gurira, theatrical producers Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, set designer Ming Cho Lee, lighting designer Jules Fisher, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, The Shubert Foundation, The Vilcek Foundation, producers Ruth and Stephen Hendel, Judith O. Rubin, and the creators of War Paint (Scott Frankel, Michael Greif, Michael Korie, and Doug Wright).