Sundance Institute president and founder Redford emcees the special evening that begins with a performance of the New York Theatre Workshop production of An Iliad featuring Tony winner Denis O'Hare at 7 PM.
A dinner party and performances at the Bowery Hotel follows. Scheduled to appear are Ebersole and Tony-nominated Grey Gardens composer Scott Frankel, as well as Tony nominee Jeanine Tesori (Shrek; Caroline, or Change) and her Fun Home collaborator Georgi James. All are alumni of the Sundance Theatre Program.
Notable works developed at Sundance include The Light in the Piazza, Spring Awakening, I Am My Own Wife, Circle Mirror Transformation and The Good Negro.
Individual tickets to the gala are $750. For tickets visit www.sundance.org/nybenefit, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone (310) 360-1981.