Among those scheduled to remember the Academy Award-winning writer are writers Edward Albee, Daisy Foote and Romulus Linney; actors Devon Abner, Elizabeth Ashley, Matthew Broderick, Robert Duvall, Hallie Foote, Roberta Maxwell, Estelle Parsons, Lois Smith and Harris Yulin; singers Meghan Andrews and Betty Buckley; theatre producers Andre Bishop, Casey Childs and James Houghton; and director Michael Wilson, as well as Foote's two sons, Horton Foote, Jr. and Walter Foote. The memorial is free and open to the public. The doors will open at 3:30 PM for the 4 PM tribute.
Mr. Foote, whose most recent play, Dividing the Estate, was presented on Broadway earlier this season, died March 4, 2009. To read Playbill.com's obituary of Foote, click here.
The Vivian Beaumont Theater is located in Manhattan at 150 West 65th Street.