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.
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).