The veteran Broadway actor directs the Tony-winning musical for the California-based Deaf West Theatre.
The Disney flick will hit the stage, but no timeline has been indicated.
Check out photos from the celebration at The Public's Delacorte Theater.
The event welcomed Courtney Love, Frank Langella, Gay Talese, Barbara Walters, and more to the Delacorte Theater.
John Lithgow, Jonathan Groff, and others will join to make One Thrilling Combination in honor of the late Marvin Hamlisch.
Kate Beckinsale and Matt Bomer were among the stars who came out to cheer on the show at the Park Avenue Armory.
Broadway and film stars will celebrate the 1870s with Gilbert & Sullivan, Tolstoy, Twain, and more at this year's gala.
"Where You Lead" was shot around the world with local members of Artists Striving to End Poverty.
The awards ceremony will take place Sunday, June 8, at Radio City Music Hall.
The event will be broadcast live from New York's Diamond Horseshoe at the Paramount Hotel.