Martin Sheen
(© NBC)
Martin Sheen
(© NBC)
The Stella Adler Studio of Acting will host its 4th annual Stella by Starlight gala benefit on Monday, March 17 at Cipriani 23rd Street.

At the event, Martin Sheen will accept the Marlon Brando Award for a life committed to social activism and excellence in film art; Pamela J. Newman will be given the Harold Clurman Spirit Award for courageous contribution to the culture of the City of New York and beyond; and Liz Smith will accept the Harold Clurman Lifetime Achievement Award for a lifelong commitment to the ennoblement of humanity through culture.

The Studio will also be honoring Roy Scheider, who recently passed away, with the Group Theatre Award for prolific achievement in the theater. The event will also mark the inauguration of a new scholarship fund in honor of Scheider.

For more information, visit www.stellaadler.com.