Kathleen and Rob Marshall Honored by Sutton Foster, Alan Cumming, Laura Benanti Tonight

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The New York Pops honors Tony Award-winning director-choreographer Kathleen Marshall and Academy Award-nominated director-choreographer Rob Marshall May 4 at Carnegie Hall.

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The 7 PM event celebrates the achievements of the show-business siblings' work in theatre, television and film.

Music director Steven Reineke conducts the famed orchestra. Guest artists include Queen Latifah, Laura Benanti, Alan Cumming, Sutton Foster, Victor Garber, Rob McClure, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O'Hara, Margo Seibert, James Snyder and Rachel York.

The gala concert also features students from The New York Pops’ Kids On Stage program in their Carnegie Hall debuts performing alongside the orchestra musicians, Children of Ronald McDonald House New York, and Camp Broadway Kids, led by artistic director Tony Parise and music director Christine Riley.

Following the concert, a black tie dinner dance will be held at the Mandarin Oriental New York.

Three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall directed and choreographed the Broadway productions of Nice Work If You Can Get It, Anything Goes, Grease, The Pajama Game and Wonderful Town. She choreographed the Broadway productions of Boeing-Boeing, Little Shop of Horrors, Follies, Seussical, Kiss Me, Kate, Ring Round the Moon, 1776 and Swinging On A Star, as well as the West End revival of Kiss Me, Kate. She served as assistant choreographer to her brother, Rob Marshall, on the Broadway productions of Kiss of the Spider Woman, She Loves Me and Damn Yankees. She is an artistic associate of City Center Encores! Academy and Tony Award nominee Rob Marshall is the director of the film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's and James Lapine's Into the Woods, which hit theatres Christmas Day 2014. He is the director of the Academy Award-winning film adaptation of Chicago and "Memoirs of a Geisha." His work also includes "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides," "Nine," "Annie" and "Tony Bennett: An American Classic." His work on Broadway includes Cabaret, Little Me, Kiss of the Spider Woman, She Loves Me, Damn Yankees, Victor/Victoria, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Company and more.

For more information visit newyorkpops.org.

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