Kaki Hinton, vice president of advertising sales for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, and Tony Phelan, who developed and directed a series of hour-long musicals for TheatreworksUSA, will also be honored with Lee Salk Goodworks Awards, which "recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the fields of business, philanthropy and/or the arts." Walter Bobbie, Mike Shaw and Sandra Oh will present the awards to, respectively, Neuwirth, Hinton and Phelan. The evening, which begins at 6 PM, will also boast performances by Robert Lopez, Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, John Tartaglia, Marin Mazzie, José Llana, Jason Danieley, Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin. Peter Flynn will direct the gala presentation with choreography by Devanand Janki.
The Rainbow Room is located high atop 30 Rockefeller Center. Tickets, priced $500-$1,000, are available by calling (212) 647-1100, ext. 131.
Theatreworks/USA is America's foremost not-for-profit professional theatre for family audiences. Visit www.theatreworksusa.org for more information.