Westport Country Playhouse, under the artistic direction of Mark Lamos, held its 2010 Gala, The Magical Music of Stephen Schwartz, on Monday, September 13. Joe Calarco directed the event, which paid tribute to the Tony Award and Academy Award-winning composer.
Performers included Kate Baldwin, Katie Clarke, Darius de Haas, Andrew Lippa, Julia Murney, Christiane Noll, Carole Shelley, Max Von Essen and Ben Vereen. In addition, Schwartz himself performed.
Guests included A.R. Gurney, Edward Herrmann, James Naughton, Frances Sternhagen, Richard Thomas, Gene Wilder, and Joanne Woodward, who is the Playhouse's artistic director emeritus.