Stockard Channing, Rob Marshall, Liza Minnelli, Bebe Neuwirth, Chita Rivera Will Honor John Kander at Dramatist Guild Gala

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

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

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

The evening will boast 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, Vanessa Williams 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."