Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the lineup for its annual 2017 spring gala titled, Act II: Setting the Stage for Roundabout’s Future. The evening will honor four-time Tony winner Frank Langella, who will be awarded with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre, presented to him by All The Way film co-star Bryan Cranston.
The gala will take place on February 27 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria, located at 301 Park Avenue, New York. The event will also honor Leonard Tow, founder and chairman of The Tow Foundation, with the Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy, presented to him by resident playwright Jenny Rachel Weiner.
Following the award presentations, the gala will continue with dinner, an auction, and a musical performance directed by seven-time Tony nominee Scott Ellis.
The celebration will feature performances by Will Chase, Santino Fontana, Nikki M. James, Jane Krakowski, Kristolyn Lloyd, Constantine Maroulis, Andrea Martin, Ingrid Michaelson, Kelli O'Hara, Betsy Wolfe, and many more. The evening will also include appearances by Alec Baldwin, Steven Levenson, and Kate Walsh.