PHOTO CALL: Carol Kane, Kerry Butler, Megan Hilty, Darius de Haas And More Honor Celia Weston at Joe's Pub

News   PHOTO CALL: Carol Kane, Kerry Butler, Megan Hilty, Darius de Haas And More Honor Celia Weston at Joe's Pub
 
Sonnet Repertory Theatre presented their 12th annual benefit and cabaret Nov. 23 at Joe's Pub to honor award-winning actress Celia Weston.

Weston first played Jolene Hunnicutt on the long-running CBS television series "Alice" and can currently be seen as Barb Tucker, Cam Tucker's mom, on the ABC sitcom "Modern Family" and in the FX series "American Horror Story: Freak Show."

Performers included Derrick Baskin (Memphis, The Little Mermaid), Tony nominee Kerry Butler (The Best Man, Catch Me If You Can), Brian Gallagher (Jekyll & Hyde), Darius de Haas (Marie Christine, Rent, Carousel, Kiss of the Spider Woman), Megan Hilty ("Smash"), Emmy Award winner Carol Kane (Harvey, Sly Fox, Wicked), David Miller (La Boheme, Il Divo - A Musical Affair), David Rasche (The Country House, Speed-the-Plow) and Tony Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Alfred Uhry (Driving Miss Daisy, Lovemusik, Parade, The Last Night of Ballyhoo).

The evening featured video tributes from Linda Lavin, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet and Alfre Woodard.

Contributing composers to this one-night-only gala event included Jason Robert Brown, Stephen Flaherty, Will Reynolds, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman and Ben Toth.

John Behlmann hosted the evening, and Rachael Gass was the production stage manager. Music direction was by Rick Hip-Flores. All proceeds from the event support the company's 2015 key initiatives.


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