Playhouse trustee and former Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission Arthur Levitt was also recognized.
The award-winning young actor takes on the role of a marine returning home in Walter Anderson's drama.
From New York to California, the stars are coming out to reclaim their theatrical roots.
Tony winner Ron Rifkin and Emmy winner Richard Thomas will also star in Lawrence Wright's new historical drama.
The celebrated actors will discuss classical theater with Artistic Director Michael Kahn at the Washington, D.C. theater.
Molly Smith will direct this world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater.