A Swell Party with Moss Hart and Friends Will Feature Victoria Clark, Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale and Stephen Colbert

By Adam Hetrick
April 4, 2014

Tony Award winner Victoria Clark, Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale and Stephen Colbert will be part of Act Two: A Swell Party with Moss Hart and Friends, a benefit for Lincoln Center Theater, April 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.



The evening of sketches, scenes and song will celebrate Hart's legacy. Lincoln Center Theater is currently presenting James Lapine's world-premiere stage adaptation of Hart's memoir "Act One." Read more about Act One here.

The 8 PM event will be directed by Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher (The Bridges of Madison County, South Pacific, Light in the Piazza).

In addition to Light in the Piazza Tony winner Clark and Bridges of Madison County co-stars O'Hara and Pasquale, the evening features Colbert ("The Colbert Report"), David Garrison, Malcolm Gets, Reneé Elise Goldsberry, Byron Jennings and Lewis J. Stadlen.

Act Two: A Swell Party with Moss Hart and Friends, according to LCT, "celebrates the playwright-director’s prolific output over the 30 years which followed. The effervescent evening of comedy and song will feature material Hart either authored, collaborated on or directed with such legendary artists as George S. Kaufman, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart, Kurt Weill & Ira Gershwin and Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Lowe. The shows that will be represented in this fast-paced evening of songs, scenes and sketches include The Man Who Came To Dinner, As Thousands Cheer, Face The Music, Lady in the Dark, My Fair Lady and Camelot."

Performance-only tickets to the 75-minute performance, priced at $77 for side orchestra seats and $52 for loge seats, are available at the Lincoln Center Theater box office, at telecharge.com or by visiting LCT.org.