This fall, The Drama League of New York will hold its 35thAnnual Benefit Gala in New York City, honoring Nathan Lane – film, television,and theatre icon, and three-time Tony Award, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, OBIE,Emmy and Drama League Distinguished Performance Award winner.
Industry professionals, Drama League members, and theatersupporters will gather at the Benefit Gala for a black-tie celebration of thehonoree and of theater and arts advocacy. The festivities will feature a cocktail reception, silent auction, anelegant three-course dinner, and a one-night-only musical tribute in Mr. Lane’shonor, with performances by stars of both stage and screen. Past performers at The Drama League’s BenefitGala have included Liza Minnelli, Neil Patrick Harris, Stephen Colbert, HarryConnick, Jr., Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, Kristin Chenoweth, Angela Lansbury,Tony Bennett, Nick Jonas, and casts of Broadway’s hottest musicals. The Cast and Creative Team for the 2018Benefit Gala will be announced at a later date.
The Drama League has been at the forefront of the Americantheater community since 1916, providing talent, audiences, and prosperoussupport. It is one of the nation’soldest continuously-operating, not-for-profit arts advocacy and educationorganizations. Through its programs, initiatives and events, The Drama Leagueserves over 3,000 artists and 15,000 audience members each season with over 150events and programs.
The 35th Annual Drama League Benefit Gala Honoring Nathan Lane: A Musical Celebrration of Broadway
Monday, November 5 at 6:30 pm
The Plaza | 768 Fifth Avenue