Comden and Green wrote the lyrics and/or book for such musicals as On the Town, Billion Dollar Baby, Wonderful Town, Bells Are Ringing, Do Re Mi, Subways Are for Sleeping, Fade Out -- Fade In, Hallelujah, Baby!, Applause, On the Twentieth Century, A Doll's Life, and The Will Rogers Follies. They also collaborated on the screenplay of the classic Hollywood film Singin' in the Rain. Green died on October 24, 2002 at age 87.
The black-tie Drama League event will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Pierre Hotel, located at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street. Cocktails will begin at 7:30pm, followed by dinner and the performance. Tickets range in price from $500 to $2,500 and all contributions over $150 are tax-deductible. For information, call Derek Travis Collard at 212-244-9494, ext. 5