Writers Announced for Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars 2016
Dramatists Guild Fund President Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh announce the writers that will be featured in the nonprofit’s Benefit Gala Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars: The Presidential Edition on November 7th at Gotham Hall in New York.
The annual Benefit Gala is the most critical fundraising event of the year for the Dramatists Guild Fund, the charitable arm of the Dramatists Guild of America. The very special evening pays tribute to legendary writers and recognizes their significant contributions to American theater.
The event will feature legendary playwrights, lyricists and composers introducing the stars who brought their work to life on stage, including Nell Benjamin, Mindi Dickstein, Carol Hall, Tom Kitt, Nan Knighton, Robert Schenkkan, Stephen Schwartz, and Stephen Sondheim.
In addition, DGF will honor patrons of the arts and philanthropists, John Breglio – Producer, Author, Lawyer; Georgina Chapman & Keren Craig – Marchesa Co-Founders and Designers; and Linda G. Levy – Patron of the Arts.
Annette Jolles will direct the gala in New York City at Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway) with a script by Jonathan Tolins and Music Direction by Charlie Rosen. Casting, to be announced, by Tara Rubin Casting.
For tickets and more information on DGF’s Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars: The Presidential Edition visit:www.dgfund.org/gala
Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars 2015 hosted by Darren Criss https://youtu.be/Bzwz0QkDeXM