MTC Benefit, with Wopat, Merkerson, Plimpton, Tomei and Cannavale, Presented May 19

News   MTC Benefit, with Wopat, Merkerson, Plimpton, Tomei and Cannavale, Presented May 19 Manhattan Theatre Club's Annual Spring Gala will be presented at the New York Hilton May 19.
Tom Wopat
Tom Wopat

The evening boast a performance from A Catered Affair's Tom Wopat as well as from the casts of Cry-Baby, Gypsy, Jump, In the Heights and The Little Mermaid. Actors who have been part of the current MTC season — including S. Epatha Merkerson (Come Back, Little Sheba), Martha Plimpton (Top Girls), Marisa Tomei (Top Girls), Julie White (From Up Here) and Bobby Cannavale (Mauritius) — will also make special appearances as will Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. Proceeds from the event, including money raised from a silent auction, benefit MTC's play and musical theatre development programs and its educational outreach programs.

The evening begins with cocktails and the silent auction at 7 PM followed by dinner at 8 PM and the performance at 9:15 PM.

Tickets are priced $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000 with ten-person tables costing $10,000-$35,000. For tickets call (212) 399-3000 ext. 4342 or e-mail jcomas@mtc-nyc.org.

The New York Hilton is located at 1335 Avenue of the Americas at 53rd Street.

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