The American National Theatre Founders' Celebration Honoring August Wilson

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Opened May 9, 2005
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

THE MOST IMPORTANT NIGHT IN AMERICAN THEATRE: The American National Theatre Founders' Celebration marks the founding and the historic mission of the country's first national theatre. The event line-up is as follows: 6PM: A VIP CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION with celebrities from the illustrious Founders' Committee, and classical music performed by students from the renowned Juilliard School 7PM: The VOICES OF AMERICA program, directed by Randal Myler-- a collection of songs, monologues, and scenes from critically-acclaimed productions from around the country, celebrating the diversity of American theatre, and the presentation of The American National Theatre ARTHUR MILLER FOUNDER'S AWARD for distinguished achievement to Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright AUGUST WILSON 8PM: A cocktail party set to the jazz beats of the accomplished WARREN VACHE QUARTET The 6pm VIP reception is part of the CHAMPAGNE ADMISSION ticket; the show starts at 7pm for those who purchase the GENERAL ADMISSION ticket. Founders Committee: Kevin Bacon, Blair Brown, Kathleen Chalfant, Tovah Feldshuh, Elizabeth Franz, Victor Garber, Ben Gazzara, Kitty Carlisle Hart, Peter Hedges, Zeljko Ivanek, Hugh Jackman, Julianna Margulies, Donna Murphy, Harold Prince, Marty Richards, Monty Silver, and Daniel Sullivan.

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