Roundabout to honor Frank Langella at Spring Gala

9/15/2016 12:00pm

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced that their 2017 Spring Gala will honor legendary four-time Tony winning stage and film actor Frank Langella with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Mon Feb 27, 2017 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria (301 Park Avenue). Internationally renowned stage and screen actor Frank Langella will be honored for his unparalleled career spanning more than a half century.  The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre is named after the late Jason Robards for his longstanding relationship with Roundabout and memorable body of stage work. It is given to those who have made an indelible impact on both Roundabout and the theatre world. The gala will begin at 7:00 PM with the Robards Award presentation along with dinner and a live auction, followed by an all-star musical performance.The celebration, directed by Scott Ellis, will feature performances by Will Chase, Santino Fontana, Nikki M. James, Jane Krakowski, Kristolyn Lloyd, Constantine Maroulis, Andrea Martin, Ingrid Michaelson, Kelli O’Hara, Betsy Wolfe and many more plus a surprise finale! The evening will also include appearances by Alec Baldwin, Bryan Cranston, Steven Levenson, Kate Walsh and a number of beloved Roundabout alumni who will attend to support the next fifty years of Roundabout. All proceeds from the 2017 Spring Gala benefit Roundabout Theatre Company’s New Play Initiative and Education programs.For tickets & more information, please visit www.roudabouttheatre.org/gala. Press contact: Polk & Co (917/261-3988)...