John Tartaglia
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
John Tartaglia
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Lynn Ahrens, Nell Benjamin, Walter Bobbie, Jason Danieley, Stephen Flaherty, Jose Llana, Robert Lopez, Marin Mazzie, Sandra Oh, Laurence O'Keefe, and John Tartaglia will be among the performers and presenters at the TheatreworksUSA annual gala to be held at 6pm on Monday, October 16 at the Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Center.

The event will honor Tony Award-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth, director Tony Phelan, and Kaki Hinton, vice president of advertising sales for Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, with the organization's Lee Salk Goodworks Award. The gala presentation will be directed by Peter Flynn and choreographed by Devanand Janki.

The company is celebrating its 45th season of presenting not-for-profit professional theater for family audiences. Its next New York production will be an adaptation of Great Expectations starring Kathleen Chalfant and Christian Campbell; performances begin November 8 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

Tickets to the event are $500-$1,000 per person and can be ordered by calling 212-647-1100, ext.131. For additional information, visit www.theatreworksusa.org.