Monte Cristo Award Gala to Honor Lynn Nottage - Monday, Nov 6

November 3, 2023
Monte Cristo Award

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will present the 22nd Monte Cristo Award to award-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage. The celebratory evening will feature special performances by Quincy Tyler Bernstein, Tonya Pinkins, Jason Bowen, Gabby Beans, Stacey Sargeant, CJ Wilson and Joyce Sylvester, among others. Additional guests for the evening will include: Michael Douglas, Tom Viertel, Carlo Alban, Krystal Joy Brown, Mario Cantone, Angel Desai, Jerry Dixon, Jessica Fraces Dukes, Ben Durocher, John Jellison, Isabel Keating, Chalia La Tour, Jevares Myrick, Michael Potts, Laila Robbins and Ryan Spahn. The O'Neill annually bestows its Monte Cristo Award on a prominent artist whose work has had an extraordinary impact on American theater, in memory of its namesake. The annual gala event supports the O'Neill's mission to develop new work and new artists for the stage. The event will take place on Mon Nov 6 at Capitale (130 Bowery) with cocktails at 6:00 PM followed by dinner and programming beggining at 7:00 PM. For more information, please visit

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