Oppenheim to Receive Inaugural Laurette Taylor Award July 20

News   Oppenheim to Receive Inaugural Laurette Taylor Award July 20 Four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh will present Stella Adler Studio artistic director Tom Oppenheim with the inaugural Laurette Taylor Award at the Sage Theatre on July 20.

Theatre East presents the 7 PM benefit evening that will feature hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and music. Proceeds benefit Theatre East 's seasonal programming. Feldshuh (Irena's Vow, Golda's Balcony) will present Oppenheim, the grandson of late acting legend Stella Adler and director of the studio in her name, with the Laurette Taylor honor for the Adler Studio's 60 years of contributions to American theatre and film.

The late Laurette Taylor, acclaimed as one of the great American actresses of the twentieth century, originated the role of Amanda Wingfield in Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie, and earned praise for her work in Peg O' My Heart, as well as The Great John Ganton, The Ringmaster, Alias Jimmy Valentine and The Bird of Paradise.

Tickets, ranging $100-$350, are available by phoning (347) 813-4031 or by visiting TheatreEast. The Sage Theatre is located at 711 7th Ave.

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