The 6:30 PM gala promised performances by Tony Award nominee Tom Wopat (Sondheim on Sondheim, A Catered Affair), actor/director/producer Tamara Tunie ("Law & Order: SVU," Spring Awakening), Lewis Cleale (The Book of Mormon, Spamalot) and Garrett Sorenson (Master Class).
Among those scheduled to speak at the gala were Julie Halston (Anything Goes, Olive and the Bitter Herbs), Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor Michael Cristofer (The Shadow Box, Don't Go Gentle) and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS executive director Tom Viola. The gala chairs were Barry Feirstein and Tom Kirdahy.
Daly's Broadway credits include Gypsy, Master Class and Rabbit Hole. DeRoy and Snowdon are both established producers and board members of Primary Stages.