PHOTO CALL: Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson, Patrick Page Honor Julie Taymor at Sonnet Rep Gala
13 Nov 2012
Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson, Heidi Rodewald and members of the PigPen Theatre Company honor Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor as part of Sonnet Repertory Theatre's Nov. 12 benefit cabaret at the 92YTribeca.
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.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!