NEW YORK CITY: Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the lineup for its 2019 gala, honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner; Broadway press agent, and president of DKC/O&M, Rick Miramontez; and arts philanthropist, and chairman emerita of Ingram Industries, Inc., Martha R. Ingram.
The celebration, to take place Feb. 4 at the Edison Ballroom, will be directed by Michael Mayer. The evening will feature performances from Oklahoma!’s Ali Stroker, Hadestown’s Patrick Page and Eva Noblezada, and Angels in America’s Beth Malone.
“As theatre people we know how to party with purpose,” said Teresa Eyring, TCG’s executive director and CEO, in a statement. “The joyful energy of these performers will help us celebrate our honorees, while supporting TCG’s extensive programs to strengthen and promote our theatre field nationwide.”
The co-chairs for the TCG event include Jacob G. Padrón, Jordan Roth and Richie Jackson, Thomas Schumacher and Matthew White, and Liesl Tommy. In addition to the honorees, TCG will celebrate its long-standing commitment to advancing leaders of color in the field and the many programs that support these efforts. Proceeds from the gala benefit TCG’s wide-ranging programs to strengthen and promote the multigenerational theatre field.