John Kander
(© Tristan Fuge)
John Kander
(© Tristan Fuge)
The Dramatists Guild Fund will honor Tony Award-winning composer John Kander at their 50th Anniversary Gala, to be held at 6:30pm on Sunday, June 3 at the Mandarin Oriental New York. Jon Cryer will host the event.

Performances and tributes will be given by such stars as Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth, Christie Brinkley, Stockard Channing, Joel Grey, Rob Marshall, Susan Stroman, Debra Monk, Karen Ziemba, and Joshua Henry.

Kander's many Broadway shows, written with Fred Ebb, include Chicago, Cabaret, The Rink, Zorba!, Steel Pier, Curtains, and The Scottsboro Boys. His newest work, The Landing, written with Gregory Pierce, will be produced next month by The Vineyard Theatre.

For more information, visit www.dramatistsguildfund.org.