The evening will also feature the presentation of the John Houseman Award to James Bundy, Dean of Yale School of Drama and artistic director of Yale Repertory Theatre, for "his profound commitment to the development of classical actors and a national audience for the theater." Previous Houseman Award recipients include Joe Papp, Harold Prince, Bernard Gersten, Michael Kahn, Kevin Kline, Marian Seldes, Tony Randall, Zelda Fichandler, Julie Harris and Jack O'Brien.
Presenters of the awards include David Hyde Pierce and Charles S. Dutton. The cast of the Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's Godspell cast will entertain. Acting Company alumnus Hamish Linklater will emcee.
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Founded by Oscar winner John Houseman and current Producing Artistic Director Margot Harley in 1972, The Acting Company is America's leading and most honored touring repertory theater having reached 3.5 million people in 48 states and 10 foreign countries with 136 classic and new works.