Meehan wrote the books for the The Producers, Hairspray and Annie, winning Tony Awards for all three. His other Broadway musical credits include Bombay Dreams, Ain't Broadway Grand, and I Remember Mama. He also wrote the book for the Off-Broadway show Annie Warbucks and the screenplays for Mel Brooks' Spaceballs and To Be or Not to Be.
Tickets to the benefit are priced at $250, which includes admission to a black-tie cocktail reception. Call 845-358-2847, ext. 32 for reservations.