By Matthew Blank
13 Nov 2012
The 6 PM evening, hosted by Spider-Man and Cyrano star Patrick Page, honored Taymor (The Lion King, Spider-Man, The Green Bird) for her visionary career and support of Sonnet Rep's mission of "classic theatre for the modern planet."
Also scheduled to appear were John Behlmann, Ayo Jackson, Sondre Lerche, Martin Luther McCoy, Rema Webb and Alton F. White. Video tributes will be offered by Alan Cumming, Helen Mirren and Alfred Molina.
The benefit featured music by Elliot Goldenthal, Sondre Lerche, Ray Leslee, PigPen Theatre Company, Will Reynolds, Heidi Rodewald and Stew, and Ben Toth and Todd Almond.