PHOTO CALL: Annual Drama League Gala in Rehearsal

News   PHOTO CALL: Annual Drama League Gala in Rehearsal The Drama League's annual all-star gala, A Musical Celebration of Broadway, will be presented Feb. 2 at New York's famed Rainbow Room.

The black-tie event will honor producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley as well as the 25th anniversary of The Drama League Directors Project. Those set to perform include Chita Rivera, Donna Murphy, Christine Ebersole, Cheyenne Jackson, Kerry Butler, Nancy Opel, Cady Huffman, Keith Carradine, Julie Halston, Bailey Hanks, Cady Huffman, Lee Roy Reams, the original "Cagelles" from the 1983 Broadway production of La Cage aux Folles and the original Broadway cast of The Will Rogers Follies.

Johanna McKeon and Roger Danforth will direct A Musical Celebration of Broadway, which was penned by Stephen Cole and highlights the shows produced by Lane and Comley as well as past Broadway productions helmed by alumni of The Drama League Directors Project. Tony Award winner Cady Huffman choreographs with musical direction by David Krane.

The evening will begin at 7 PM with a cocktail reception and silent auction/raffle followed by dinner at 8 PM and the performance.

Here is a look at a Jan. 14 afternoon rehearsal held at Ripley Grier Studios:


Tickets, priced $900-$2,500, are available by calling Roger Calderon at (212) 244-9494, ext. 5. For more information visit www.dramaleague.org.

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