Clark, who won her Tony for her work in The Light in the Piazza, will sing the National Anthem prior to the May 13 baseball game as well as "God Bless America" from atop the dugout during the seventh inning stretch. Clark, a mom herself, has been asked to perform in honor of Mother's Day. The Mets will play the Milwaukee Brewers, and the game is set to begin at 1 PM. For more information visit www.NYMets.com.
Clark will also present Pat and Jesse Lovejoy with the 2007 Fiorello H. LaGuardia Award for Distinguished Service to New York City and the New York City Center May 14 prior to the gala performance of Encores! Stairway to Paradise.
Victoria Clark received a 2005 Tony Award for her performance in The Light in the Piazza. Her other Broadway credits include Cabaret, Urinetown, Titanic, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Guys and Dolls and A Grand Night for Singing. Among Clark's screen credits are "Cradle Will Rock," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: SVU" and "Sweeney Todd in Concert." As a director, she recently helmed the 92nd Street Y's "Lyrics & Lyricists" series Serenade in Blue: The Mack Gordon Song Calvacade.