Tom Hanks, Patricia Clarkson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Martha Plimpton, Tony Kushner Take Part in The Decades Ball June 3

News   Tom Hanks, Patricia Clarkson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Martha Plimpton, Tony Kushner Take Part in The Decades Ball June 3
 
Lapham’s Quarterly, which is run by editor and publisher Lewis Lapham, presents its annual gala, The Decades Ball: The 1950s, June 3 at Capitale (130 Bowery at Grand Street).

Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jesse Tyler Ferguson Photo by Robert Mannis

Oskar Eustis, artistic director of The Public Theater, emcees the evening, which features readings and performances that highlight voices from screen, stage, music and literature of the era.

Performers include Tom Hanks, Patricia Clarkson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Martha Plimpton, Ari Graynor, playwright Tony Kushner and poet Paul Muldoon. Singer-comedienne Nellie McKay will perform classic songs by Doris Day.

Jane and Morley Safer are Benefit Chairs; Morley Safer will present the Janus Prize to historian Kevin Phillips.

Tickets are $500 for individuals, with tables available for $10,000, $25,000 and $50,000. For more information click here.

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