Roundabout Will Honor Rob Marshall With Jason Robards Award March 12

News   Roundabout Will Honor Rob Marshall With Jason Robards Award March 12 The Roundabout Theatre Company will honor Academy, Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated director-choreographer Rob Marshall during the From Stage to Screen gala March 12 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

Rob Marshall
Rob Marshall

Martin Short will host the 9 PM event that has been created by Marshall's sister, Tony Award-winning director-choreographer Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, The Pajama Game). Marshall will be presented with the Jason Robards Award for Theatrical Excellence.

Currently scheduled to perform are Christine Baranski, Raul Esparza, Boyd Gaines, Victor Garber, Donna Murphy and Kelli O’Hara. David Krane will arrange and musical direct.

The evening will have scenic design by Derek McLane, lighting design by Don Holder, sound design by Brian Ronan and costume design by Martin Pakledinez.

All proceeds from this event benefit Roundabout Theatre Company’s Musical Theatre Fund.

Marshall most recently directed "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" for Disney. He was recenlty announced to direct a film adaptation of Into the Woods. He also executive produced, directed and choreographed "Tony Bennett: An American Classic." His screen work also includes "Memoirs of a Geisha," “Chicago," "Nine" and "Annie." He is a six-time Tony Award nominee for Little Me (Best Choreography), Cabaret (Best Direction, Best Choreography), She Loves Me (Best Choreography), Damn Yankees (Best Choreography) and Kiss of the Spider Woman (Best Choreography).

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