By Michael Gioia
18 Jun 2012
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
The event begins at 6:30 PM with a VIP cocktail reception, followed by a tribute event at 7:30 PM at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. An after party will be held at Copacabana.
Scheduled to attend the event are Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue, Bernadette Peters, Michele Lee, Linda Emond, Joanna Gleason, Tovah Feldshuh, JoBeth Williams, Peter Friedman, Jan Maxwell, Boyd Gaines, Amber Tamblyn, Lorenzo Pisoni, David Rasche, Brian J. Smith, Tom Mardirosian, David Lindsay-Abaire, Terrence McNally, David Ives, Charles Busch, Lynn Nottage, Donald Margulies, Alfred Uhry, Christopher Durang, Erica Jong, Doug Hughes and William Ivey Long, among others.
Under Meadow's artistic leadership, MTC has produced five David Lindsay-Abaire plays, including Rabbit Hole; six plays by Donald Margulies, including Time Stands Still and Sight Unseen; Lynn Nottage's Ruined; nine plays by John Patrick Shanley, including Doubt; two plays by David Auburn, including Proof; nine plays by Terrence McNally, including Love! Valour! Compassion! and Lisbon Traviata; five plays by Beth Henley, including Crimes of the Heart; seven plays by Alan Ayckbourn, including Woman in Mind and Absent Friends; Stephen Sondheim's Putting It Together; Ain't Misbehavin'; and Ashes by David Rudkin.
The Samuel J. Friedman is located at 261 West 47th Street. For more information and tickets, visit ManhattanTheatreClub.com.