Williamstown to Honor Lewis Black at Annual NYC Gala Nov. 17

News   Williamstown to Honor Lewis Black at Annual NYC Gala Nov. 17 Actor, comedian and writer Lewis Black will be honored by the Williamstown Theatre Festival Nov. 17.

The 6:30 PM gala, held at Cipriani on 23rd Street in Manhattan, will feature appearances by Williamstown veterans Nate Corddry, Rob Corddry, Christopher Fitzgerald, Jessica Stone and Tony winner James Naughton.

Well known for his stand-up and television appearances, including "Lewis Black's Root of All Evil," Black also contributes regularly to "The Daily Show with John Stewart." As an author, Black has penned "Nothing's Sacred" and "Me of Little Faith." He has written the plays The Deal and One Slight Hitch.

His work as an actor includes Once in a Lifetime, Camino Real, The Matchmaker and Dead End. Black has also established the Bill Foeller Fellowship for emerging young directors at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Past honorees at the annual Williamstown gala include actresses Kate Burton and Blythe Danner as well as playwrights A.R. Gurney and Tom Stoppard.

For further information phone (413) 597-4630 or visit WilliamstownTheatreFestival.