Colella (Chaplin), Daly (Rabbit Hole), Glover (Memphis), Harada (Avenue Q), Stanley (Hello Again) and Wilfert (Assassins) are set to share their "big break" moments in story and song. A special performance by the cast of Peter and the Starcatcher is also planned.
Those honored receive the "Transporting American Theatre" Award for their outstanding contributions to the American theatre.
Tony Award-nominated Peter and the Starcatcher playwright Rick Elice is set to present Borle ("Smash") with his honor. Borle originated the role of Black Stache in the Off-Broadway and Broadway productions of Starcatcher, earning a Tony for his work.
Tony Award-winning Memphis book writer and lyricist Joe DiPietro will be on hand to present Memphis producer Frost with her honor; while Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long, who has collaborated with Huntley on numerous productions including The Producers and Hairspray, presents Huntley with his award.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.