As part of the event, Richards will receive the Actors' Fund Medal of Honor and Streep will be presented with the Lee Strasberg Artistic Achievement Award. In addition, Martha Nelson, managing editor of People magazine, will receive the Corporate Citizen Award.
Tickets to the gala start at $750 and may be purchased by calling 212-221-7300, ext. 129. All proceeds from the event will benefit The Actors' Fund.