The event will also honor actress Phyllis Newman, cabaret singer Joanne Beretta, actor Farley Granger, director Robert Calhoun, actor George Bartenieff, producer Madeline Lee Gilford, and actress/playwright Anna Deavere Smith, among other notables. Tony Award winner LaChanze will provide the entertainment.
Rubin-Vega received Tony Award nominations for her work in Rent, in which she originated the role of Mimi, and Anna in the Tropics. She has also starred on Broadway in The Rocky Horror Show and Les Miserables.
For tickets and information, call 212-337-5743 or visit www.vcny.org.