Ethan Hawke, Olympia Dukakis, Becky Ann and Dylan Baker Set for "Toast, Boast, or Roast — A Tribute to Austin Pendleton"

By Carey Purcell
13 Dec 2013

"Toast, Boast, or Roast — A Tribute to Austin Pendleton" will be presented by Oberon Theatre Ensemble at the Players Club Jan. 13, 2014, at 7:30 PM.

The company's annual benefit will feature Tony nominee Ethan Hawke (The Coast of Utopia, Macbeth), Olympia Dukakis (Rose, Social Security), Becky Ann Baker (Good People, All My Sons), Dylan Baker (God of Carnage, November), Peter Bogdanovich, Tony nominee Louis Zorich (She Loves Me, Follies) and Jonathan Lynn (Cambridge Circus), along with playwrights Michael Weller and Christopher Stetson Boal.

The evening will also include video tributes to Pendleton by Denis O'Hare, Ken Leung, Jessica Hecht and more.

Pendleton has performed in The Diary of Anne Frank, Grand Hotel, Oh Dad, Poor Dad..., Fiddler on the Roof, Hail Scrawdyke, Hamlet, Richard III, Uncle Vanya, Keats and Jeremy Rudge.

Pendleton's written works include Orson's Shadow, Booth and Uncle Bob, and he has directed Spoils Of War, The Runner Stumbles and The Little Foxes.

His film credits include "What's Up Doc?," "Trial And Error," "The Mirror Has Two Faces," "Catch-22" and "Amistad." His TV work includes "Fired-Up," "Frasier," "Tracey Takes On" and "The West Wing."

Tickets and more information are available by calling (646) 258-5731 or visiting