"50 Shades" Star, Jez Butterworth, Matthew Morrison, Annie Baker and Zosia Mamet Join All-Star Bill at the Atlantic Gala

News   "50 Shades" Star, Jez Butterworth, Matthew Morrison, Annie Baker and Zosia Mamet Join All-Star Bill at the Atlantic Gala
The Atlantic Theater Company will present its 30th anniversary Gala March 2, hosted by "Desperate Housewives" star and Academy Award nominee Felicity Huffman. The evening will feature performances and appearances by numerous stars, including Golden Globe nominee Matthew Morrison ("Glee"), Tony-nominated playwright Jez Butterworth (Jerusalem), Pulitzer winner Annie Baker (The Flick), Eloise Mumford ("Fifty Shades of Grey") and "Girls" star Zosia Mamet.

The gala will feature music and performances by the Atlantic ensemble and celebrity artists, directed by Neil Pepe (Hands on Hard Body) and with musical direction by Matt Gallagher. Other guests set to attend include Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ethan Coen ("No Country for Old Men"), Obie Award-winning choreographer Martha Clarke (The Threepenny Opera), playwright Halley Feiffer (I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard), Clark Gregg (Happy Hour), Jennifer Grey (Dirty Dancing), Tony nominee Stephen Adly Guirgis (Between Riverside and Crazy), Tony-winning director Michael Mayer (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Tony nominee Jan Maxwell (Follies), singer/songwriter Ingrid Michaelson, Time Blake Nelson (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), Tony nominee Mary Beth Peil (The King and I), Tony nominee Austin Pendleton (The Little Foxes), Obie winner Adam Rapp (Dreams of Flying Dreams of Falling), Tony winner Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), Kate Walsh ("Private Practice"), Academy Award nominee JoBeth Williams (On Hope), Academy Award nominee Beau Willimon ("The Ides of March"), Tony nominee Mare Winningham (Casa Valentina) and Tony winner David Yazbek (The Full Monty). 

The annual event, honoring Charles R. Bendit and Paul E. Pariser, the co-CEOs of Taconic Investment Partners for their partnership with the Atlantic, will take place at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan. Cocktails will be served at 6 PM followed by a three-course dinner, a live auction and entertainment.

Tickets begin at $1,000 and may be purchased by calling (646) 216-1086 or emailing gala@atlantictheater.org.

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