Oct 23, 15   Admin   0 Comment Jenna, News

The Dramatists Guild Fund will welcome a slew of stars for their 2015 Gala next week! As previously announced, actor, musician and Emmy-nominated composer, Darren Criss will host and perform at DGF’s annual gala GREAT WRITERS THANK THEIR LUCKY STARS at Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway at 36th Street) on October 26 (cocktail reception at 6:30pm, dinner and celebration at 7:30pm).

Directed by Leigh Silverman (Violet, The Wild Party, Chinglish) 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 Stephen Schwartz, Kirsten Childs, Gretchen Cryer & Nancy Ford, Sheldon Harnick, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, Laurence O’Keefe & Nell Benjamin, Steven Sater and Benjamin Scheuer.

Joining the evening’s lineup will be Karen Ziemba, performing “Old Friend” from GETTING MY ACT TOGETHER AND TAKING IT ON THE ROAD, in a tribute to DGF President Emeritus Gretchen Cryer, and SPRING AWAKENING’s Steven Sater will be honored by a performance including Christy Altomare, Gerard Canonico, Blake Daniel, Robert Hager, Brian Charles Johnson, Jose Llana, Frances Mercanti-Anthony, Ben Moss, Eryn Murman, Matt Shingledecker, Phoebe Strole, Jenna Ushkowitz and Remy Zaken.


Source: broadwayworld.com


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