The Chicagoland theater will offer the first regional production of Amanda Peet's The Commons of Pensacola, straight from its off-Broadway run.
Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda's improv hip hop group Freestyle Love Supreme has joined the list of special guests.
The award recognizes excellence in musical theater.
Free Southern Theater founder John O' Neal, director Stanley Nelson, and more will also participate.
The yearly celebration of LGBTQ pride will benefit The Ali Forney Center.
"Stop and frisk" is among the topics of debate that playwright Jonas Hassen Khemiri addresses in his politically charged play.
David Mamet, Annie Baker, and John Gallagher Jr. will also participate.
The classic movie musical joins Sunday Movies at the Palace With Lin-Manuel Miranda this Sunday.
More stage musicals will take their turns on the 54 Below stage.
Bess Wohl's American Hero and Tanya Saracho's Mala Hierba will play at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre.