Tony winner Victoria Clark and Emmy-winning television host Stephen Colbert are among the stars who will take part in Lincoln Center Theater's annual benefit, Act Two: A Swell Party With Moss Hart and Friends, on April 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The evening will be directed by Bartlett Sher.
The performance, subtitled An Evening of Songs Sketches, Scenes and More Celebrating the Genius of Moss Hart, will serve as the centerpiece of the annual benefit, based around LCT's current production of Act One, a stage adaptation of Hart's acclaimed memoir.
Joining Clark and Colbert in the benefit will be David Garrison, Malcolm Gets, Reneé Elise Goldsberry, Byron Jennings, Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale, and Lewis J. Stadlen. The performers will perform material Hart either authored or collaborated on, from shows including The Man Who Came to Dinner, My Fair Lady, and '"Camelot''.
Lincoln Center Theater's world premiere of Act One is written and directed by James Lapine and stars Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub in the role of Moss Hart at different ages.