Expected to be on hand to pay tribute to Kahn are Christine Baranski, Harvey Keitel, Richard Thomas and Avery Brooks. Also, Kelly McGillis and Patrick Page—the stars of the current production of Macbeth at D.C.'s Shakespeare Theatre—will perform something called The Macbeths’ Murderous Marriage. The Shakespeare Society Medal, given "in recognition of distinguished contribution to the world of William Shakespeare," has also been awarded to Harold Bloom, Derek Jacobi, Claire Bloom, Sir Peter Hall and Christopher Plummer.
The Shakespeare Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to "the enjoyment, understanding, and appreciation of the works of William Shakespeare."
Limited tickets, priced at $25-$40, are available from The Kaye box office at (212) 772-4448.