New York Musical Festival Will Honor Tony Winner Victoria Clark | Playbill

Industry News New York Musical Festival Will Honor Tony Winner Victoria Clark
The evening will also pay tribute to board member Jill Jaysen and Tony-winning producers Frankel, Viertel, Baruch, Routh Group.
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The New York Musical Festival will honor Tony Award winner Victoria Clark, NYMF board member Jill Jaysen, and Tony-winning producers Frankel, Viertel, Baruch, Routh Group at its 2018 Gala November 11 at the Edison Ballroom.

Joey McIntrye (New Kids on the Block, Wicked) will host the evening; presenters will include Dan Markley, Kim Vasquez, Mary Beth Peil (Anastasia), and Jerry Zaks (Hello, Dolly!). Ben Cameron (Broadway Sessions) will serve as auctioneer.

The honorees will be celebrated via performances directed by David Alpert, with musical direction by Rachel Dean.

Scheduled to perform are Lesli Margherita (Matilda), Sushma Saha (Interstate), Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera), Jordan Barrow (Sousatzka), Heath Saunders (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812), Carla J. Hargrove (Little Shop of Horrors), Trisha Jeffrey (Motown the Musical), DeQuina Moore (The Bodyguard), Benji Goldsmith (Scorched), Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), James Ignacio (The King and I), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Ryann Melissa Davis (NYMF), Genesis Gomez (Open Hydrant Theater Company), Malcolm Grant (Open Hydrant Theater Company), David Hoffman (NYMF), Merin McCallum (NYMF), Jamilah Rosemond (NYMF), Orly Salik (NYMF), Blake Sheridan (NYMF), and Graydon Peter Yosowitz (Trevor).


The evening will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by dinner and entertainment.

For more information on purchasing gala tickets, visit

From Guys and Dolls to Gigi: Celebrating the Stage Work of Victoria Clark

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