Kristen Johnston
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Kristen Johnston
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Stage and screen star Kristen Johnston will host This is Tisch!, the annual fundraising gala for the Tisch School of the Arts on November 2 at Frederick P. Rose Hall. Stafford Arima will direct the event, which will be produced by Ken Davenport.

The gala will honor Academy Award winning producer Brian Grazer, two-time Academy Award winning director Ron Howard, Academy Award and Tony Award winning actress and Tisch alumna Marcia Gay Harden, arts philanthropist Diana King, and Academy Award, Emmy Award and Peabody Award winning Sheila Nevins, President of HBO Documentary Films.

Sir Howard Stringer, Spike Lee, Richard Plepler, and Tony Kushner are scheduled to present awards at This is Tisch!. Other celebrities participants and entertainers will be announced at a later date.

For further information, visit www.TischGala.com.