Jessica Lange will be honored by Roundabout Theatre Company at its 2018 gala in February.
Jessica Lange will be honored by Roundabout Theatre Company at its 2018 gala in February.
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Roundabout Theatre Company announced that it will honor Jessica Lange with the Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre at its 2018 gala on Monday, February 26, 2018, in the new Ziegfeld Ballroom.

Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth will also give a special concert performance at the event. The creative team will be announced shortly.

Lange most recently won Tony, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk awards for her performance as Mary Tyrone in Roundabout's recent revival of Long Day's Journey Into Night. She is also a two-time Academy Award winner, five-time Golden Globe winner, and three-time Emmy winner.

The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre is named after the late Jason Robards for his longstanding relationship with Roundabout and memorable body of stage work. It is given to those who have made an indelible impact on both the company and the theater world overall.