Directed by Leigh Silverman with music direction by Charlie Rosen, the event features award-winning playwrights, lyricists and composers introducing the stars who brought their work to life on stage, including Kirsten Childs, Gretchen Cryer and Nancy Ford, Sheldon Harnick, Stephen Schwartz, Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Steven Sater and Benjamin Scheuer.
Performers include Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth, Mo Rocca, Danny Burstein, Ben Platt, Alysha Umphress, Rashidra Scott, Felicia Finley, Ann Harada, Phoebe Strole, Blake Daniel, Remy Zaken, Christy Altomare, Gerard Canonico, Robert Hager, Brian Charles Johnson, Jose Llana, Frances Mercanti-Anthony, Ben Moss, Eryn Murman, Matt Shingledecker, Jenna Ushkowitz and Remy Zaken.
The evening also features a special tribute to composer, lyricist, performer and President Emeritus of the Dramatists Guild Fund, Gretchen Cryer (I'm Getting My Act together and Taking It on the Road), for her 10 years of service to dramatists across the country. Tony winner Karen Ziemba is part of this tribute.
Performance-only tickets are on sale through www.todaytix.com. To purchase tickets for the full event, visit dgfund.org/gala.