Variety reports that Linney and Sedgwick will be honored alongside Nickelodeon president Cyma Zarghami and advertising executive Linda Kaplan Thaler at the 28th annual Muse Awards luncheon.
The Muse Awards, which recognize the vision and achievement of women in film and television, will be held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
Nancy Giles, of "CBS Sunday Morning," serves as host for the luncheon, which will also honor Eastman Kodak with the Loreen Arbus Award for its support of women cinematographers.
Tony nominee Laura Linney most recently appeared in the Roundabout revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Her stage roles also include Sight Unseen, The Crucible, Uncle Vanya, Honour, Holiday, Hedda Gabler, The Seagull, Six Degrees of Separation, Beggars in the House of Plenty and Fortinbras. Among her extensive screen appearances are "John Adams," "Tales of the City," "You Can Count on Me," "The Squid and the Whale," "Mystic River" and "The Savages."
Kyra Sedgwick has appeared in the Broadway productions of Twelfth Night and Ah Wilderness!, as well as Off-Broadway's The Exonerated, Stranger, Not Waving and Maids of Honor. Her screen roles include "The Closer," "Second Hand Lions," "The Woodsman," "Something to Talk About" and "Singles." New York Women in Film and Television can be found on the web at nywift.org.