Zeta-Jones, Peters, McDonald, Jackson to Honor Lansbury at Drama League Benefit

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The Drama League's annual all-star benefit gala, A Musical Celebration of Broadway, will be presented Feb. 8 in the Grand Ballroom at The Pierre New York.
Catherine Zeta-Jones
Catherine Zeta-Jones

Directed by Michael Mayer and Beatrice Terry, the evening will honor five-time Tony winner Angela Lansbury, who is currently back on Broadway in the revival of A Little Night Music. The black-tie evening will also boast a starry roster of performers and/or presenters, including Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bernadette Peters, Christine Ebersole, Audra McDonald, Victor Garber, Chita Rivera, Donna Murphy and Cheyenne Jackson. Also scheduled to perform are T.R. Knight, Brian d'Arcy James, Malcolm Gets, Len Cariou, Christopher Sieber, Will Swenson, Will Chase, Chad Kimball, Marian Seldes, Beth Fowler and Sarah Rice.

Attendees can expect songs from Lansbury's prolific career, including Mame, Sweeney Todd, Beauty and the Beast, Anyone Can Whistle, Gypsy and more.

The fundraiser will begin at 7 PM with a cocktail reception and silent auction followed by a seated dinner at 8 PM and the performance.

The Grand Ballroom at The Pierre New York is located at 2 East 61st Street at 5th Avenue. For tickets, which begin at $750, call Special Events Manager Roger Calderon at (212) 244-9494, ext. 5. For more information visit www.dramaleague.org.


Proceeds will support The Drama League, which was founded in 1916 as "an association of theatre professionals and patrons dedicated to encouraging the finest in professional theatre and has since then developed into the theatre's premiere service organization."

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