Stockard Channing, Rob Marshall, Liza Minnelli, Bebe Neuwirth, Chita Rivera Honor John Kander at June 3 Dramatists Guild Gala

The Dramatists Guild Fund's 50th Anniversary Gala honors Tony-winning composer John Kander June 3 at the Mandarin Oriental New York.

John Kander
John Kander (Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN)

Jon Cryer hosts the evening, which begins at 6:30 PM with a cocktail reception followed by dinner and celebration at 7:30 PM.

The evening boasts performances and/or tributes from Christie Brinkley, Stockard Channing, Joel Grey, Joshua Henry, Rob Marshall, Liza Minnelli, Debra Monk, Bebe Neuwirth, Chita Rivera, Susan Stroman and Karen Ziemba.

John Kander is the award-winning composer of Cabaret, Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Act, Woman of the Year, The Rink, Curtains, The Scottsboro Boys and more.

Honorary chairs for the evening are producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.

Mandarin Oriental New York is located at 80 Columbus Circle at 60th Street. For ticket information visit


The Dramatists Guild Fund is the public charity arm of the Dramatists Guild of America. Its mission is "to aid and nurture writers for the theater; to fund non-profit theaters producing contemporary American works; and to heighten awareness, appreciation, and support of theater across the country."