Meryl Streep Among Stars Set to Honor Christine Baranski

News   Meryl Streep Among Stars Set to Honor Christine Baranski Manhattan Theatre Club's fall benefit will be in celebration of Tony and Emmy winner Christine Baranski. The Nov. 2 event will attract a host of friends and colleagues including "Into the Woods" co-star Meryl Streep, Julianna Margulies, Alan Cumming and Nathan Lane.
Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep

The evening will also feature appearances by Walter Bobbie, Cherry Jones, Rob Marshall, Paul Rudnick, Max von Essen and more.

The benefit will take place at 583 Park Ave., and will be directed and conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr. (Ain’t Misbehavin’). The creative team will include John Lee Beatty, Ben Stanton, Dan Gerhard, Eric Svejcar and Todd Cross.

Baranski, who made her Broadway debut in the Tom Stoppard hit The Real Thing, is a longtime MTC collaborator and board member; having been associated with the theatre since her performance in the 1982 production of Sally and Marsha. She has since been featured in the MTC stagings of Regrets Only; The Loman Family Picnic; Lips Together, Teeth Apart; and It’s Only a Play. She currently stars in "The Good Wife."

All proceeds from the benefit will benefit MTC. For more information on the organization's slate of Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, visit ManhattanTheatreclub.com.

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