Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally was honored at the Westport Country Playhouse gala, entitled The Full McNally: A

Celebration of the Writing and Works of Terrence McNally, on Monday, September 24.

Tyne Daly and Richard Thomas hosted the event, which included a surprise guest appearance by Nathan Lane. All three actors have had long professional associations with the playwright.

Josh Rhodes directed the evening, which featured choreography by Rhodes and Kristine Bendul, and music direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. Scenes from McNally works were performed by Malcolm Gets, John Glover, Derek Klena, Marin Mazzie, Lindsay Mendez, Sean Palmer, and Camille Zamora.

Attendees also included Chad Beguelin, Joanna Gleason, Cecila Hart, James Earl Jones, James Naughton, Jack O'Brien, and Christopher Plummer.

Proceeds benefit Westport Country Playhouse. For more information, visit www.westportplayhouse.org.