Chita Rivera, Donna Kane, and DeLaney Westfall Join Irish Rep Gala Lineup | Playbill

Benefits and Galas Chita Rivera, Donna Kane, and DeLaney Westfall Join Irish Rep Gala Lineup

Michel Bell, Glenn Close, Max von Essen, and others have previously been announced for the Off-Broadway event.

Chita Rivera, Donna Kane, and DeLaney Westfall

Irish Repertory Theatre has announced additional performers and presenters for its 2022 annual gala, A Celebration of the Musicals of Harold Prince,which will be held at The Town Hall June 13 at 7 PM.

Additional performers and presenters will include three-time Tony Award honoree Chita Rivera (Kiss of the Spiderwoman), Donna Kane (Meet Me in St. Louis), and DeLaney Westfall (The Streets of New York).

They join the previously announced Tony nominees Michel Bell (Show Boat) and Max Von Essen (An American in Paris), Tony winners Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd), Glenn Close (Sunset Boulevard), and Joel Grey (Cabaret), as well as Ciarán Sheehan (The Phantom of the Opera), and Kaley Ann Voorhees (The Phantom of the Opera). 

The evening will feature selections from late Broadway director Harold Prince's storied career, including The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, Fiddler on the Roof, West Side Story, Merrily We Roll AlongCabaret, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, The Phantom of the Opera, Evita and more. Prince was an early supporter of Irish Rep and served on its board for more than 30 years.

Honors will also be awarded to Loretta Brennan Glucksman, who will receive Irish Repertory Theatre's Visionary Leadership Award for her philanthropic work within Irish communities and support of Irish culture, as well as Linda Fisher and David Toser, who will be honored for their work in costume design over the last 33 years.

Charlotte Moore (The Streets of New York) will direct and arrange the performance, John Bell (Meet Me in St. Louis) will serve as musical director, and Kevin Curley of Curley Financial Group serves as Gala Chair.

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