Recent Producers star Lewis J. Stadlen will be the master of ceremonies for the evening, which will include performances by Wicked's Kristin Chenoweth and composer Andrew Lippa. Lippa penned tunes for the Broadway revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, which earned Chenoweth her Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Chairs for the evening include Sid and Alicia Belzberg, Bonnie Comley, Patti Kenner, Stewart F. Lane and Isabelle Stevenson.
Tovah Feldshuh is currently starring on Broadway in Golda's Balcony, the Off-Broadway hit which recently transferred to the Helen Hayes Theatre and will officially open Oct. 15. The actress earned Tony Award nominations for her work in Yentl, Sarava and Lend Me a Tenor. Her theatre roles have also garnered Feldshuh four Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, an Obie and a Theatre World Award. On screen Feldshuh has been seen in “Holocaust” (Emmy nomination), “The Amazing Howard Hughes,” “Law and Order,” “Kissing Jessica Stein,” “A Walk on the Moon” and “Happy Accidents.” Also an accomplished singer, Feldshuh made her cabaret debut at New York’s Algonquin Hotel, and The Boston Globe selected her as Best Cabaret Artist of 2000. For her charitable work, she is the recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt Humanities Award, Hadassah's Myrtle Wreath, the Israel Peace Medal and the 2002 Jewish Image Award.
The evening begins at 6:30 PM with a reception in the Upper Terrace, followed by dinner and performances at 7:35 PM in the Marquis Ballroom. Tickets begin at $750; to reserve a ticket or a table, visit http://www.jnf.org/site/R?i=LoIMGLhy1powZEjvEDSKzw. The Marriott Marquis Hotel is located at 1535 Broadway, between 45th and 46th Streets.