On had to celebrate will be seven past Drama Desk Award winners (each a multiple winner and/or nominee). They are Tom Aldredge (Twelve Angry Men), Cleavant Derricks (Brooklyn), Cherry Jones (Doubt), John Lithgow (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), William Ivey Long (costumes, Sweet Charity, La Cage aux Folles) David Rabe (playwright, Hurlyburly) and Frances Sternhagen (Steel Magnolias). A panel discussion featuring the artists will be moderated by Leslie (Hoban) Blake and Michael Bracken.
A limited number of guest tickets are available at $50 per person. For reservations, contact Lhobanb@rcn.com.
This year the 50th Annual Drama Desk Awards ceremony will be held May 22 at 9 PM at the F.H. LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center with Harvey Fierstein as host.