The awards pays tribute to the season's best performers by including the nominees of The Distinguished Performance Award on a dais. The ceremony will feature more than 50 stars from the 2010-11 Broadway and Off-Broadway season.
In addition to The Distinguished Performance Award, The Drama League's 3,000 members vote on four other annual competitive awards: Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play and Distinguished Revival of a Musical. Nominations for these five awards will be announced on Monday, April 25.
All proceeds support The Drama League Directors Project, the nation's premier training program for theater directors.
Turner is starring on Broadway this season in High. She received Tony nominations for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, with other theater credits including The Graduate on Broadway and The Third Story Off-Broadway. Her many film credits include War of the Roses, Romancing the Stone, Prizzi's Honor, Body Heat, and Peggy Sue Got Married. She had a major recurring role last season playing the role of Sue Collini on Showtime's Californication.
Tickets for the Drama League luncheon begin at $175, and can be purchased by calling 212-244-9494. For more information, click here.