It's Gala Season : The Acting Company .... - AmNews Curtain Raiser


Monday, April 15, 2024

It's Gala Season : The Acting Company ....

Julie White

The Acting Company announced today that Tony Award winner Julie White will host The Acting Company’s “Fantastic Journeys” Gala on Monday, April 29 at 583 Park Avenue, honoring Stephen McKinley Henderson with this year’s John Houseman Award Honorand William H. Wright II with the Joan M. Warburg Award Honor.


The evening will include performances from Abby Mueller (Broadway’s SIXBeautifulKinky Boots) and Tatiana Wechsler (Broadway’s Mr. Saturday Night) along with Anya Whelan-Smith, Layla KhoshnoudiAbiola Obatolu, and Zamo Mlengana (all from the company of TAC’s world premiere of Odyssey, written and directed by Lisa Peterson with original songs by Masi Asare); and Peter Douskalis (guitarist for Broadway’s Water for Elephants, The Lion King and Hamilton).


This one-night-only event will celebrate more than half a century of developing emerging actors by bringing classics and new plays across the US on fantastic journeys that have changed the American cultural landscape. 

The evening will include a cocktail hour that begins at 6:30 PM, followed by a silent auction, raffle, special guests, performances, a gourmet dinner, and dancing.

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