Ruby Dee
(© Tristan Fuge)
Ruby Dee
(© Tristan Fuge)
Award-winning actress and playwright Ruby Dee and jazz musician and composer Jason Moran will be honored at Evidence, A Dance Company's 9th Annual On Our Toes benefit, to be held on Saturday, August 18 at 4pm at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton.

The benefit will include a cocktail reception, followed by a light dinner, auction, a performance of Evidence founder Ronald K. Brown's piece Better Days, dessert, and the company's signature "Dancing with the Dancers."

Dee's many Broadway credits include A Raisin in the Sun, Anna Lucasta, Purlie Victorious, Jeb and Checkmates, and she received Drama Desk Awards for her work in Wedding Band and Boesman and Lena. She earned an Oscar nomination for American Gangster and an Emmy Award for Decoration Day, among numerous other honors.

Brown is currently represented on Broadway as the choreographer of the Tony Award-winning The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.

For tickets and more information, visit www.evidencedance.com.