Pics! See Darren Criss, Jenna Ushkowitz, Ben Platt and More Thank Their Lucky Stars at the Dramatist Guild Fund Gala

News   Pics! See Darren Criss, Jenna Ushkowitz, Ben Platt and More Thank Their Lucky Stars at the Dramatist Guild Fund Gala
 
"Glee" and Hedwig and the Angry Inch star Darren Criss hosted and performed at the Dramatist Guild Fund's annual gala, Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars, Oct. 26 at Gotham Hall in New York.

Directed by Leigh Silverman with music direction by Charlie Rosen, the event featured award-winning playwrights, lyricists and composers introducing the stars who brought their work to life on stage, including Kirsten Childs, Gretchen Cryer and Nancy Ford, Sheldon Harnick, Stephen Schwartz, Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Steven Sater and Benjamin Scheuer.

Performers included Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth, Mo Rocca, Danny Burstein, Ben Platt, Alysha Umphress, Rashidra Scott, Felicia Finley, Ann Harada, Phoebe Strole, Blake Daniel, Remy Zaken, Christy Altomare, Gerard Canonico, Robert Hager, Brian Charles Johnson, Jose Llana, Frances Mercanti-Anthony, Ben Moss, Eryn Murman, Matt Shingledecker, Jenna Ushkowitz and Remy Zaken.

The evening also featured a special tribute to composer, lyricist, performer and President Emeritus of the Dramatists Guild Fund, Gretchen Cryer (I'm Getting My Act together and Taking It on the Road), for her 10 years of service to dramatists across the country. Tony winner Karen Ziemba is part of this tribute.

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