Sundance Institute president and founder Redford emceed the special evening that began with a performance of the New York Theatre Workshop production of An Iliad featuring Tony winner Denis O'Hare at 7 PM.
Robert Redford, Julie Taymor, Denis O'Hare, Montego Glover and More at Sundance Gala
A dinner party and performances at the Bowery Hotel followed. Scheduled to appear were Christine Ebersole and Tony-nominated Grey Gardens composer Scott Frankel, as well as Tony nominee Jeanine Tesori (Shrek; Caroline, or Change) and her Fun Home collaborator Georgi James. All are alumni of the Sundance Theatre Program.
Notable works developed at Sundance include The Light in the Piazza, Spring Awakening, I Am My Own Wife, Circle Mirror Transformation and The Good Negro.