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George C. Wolfe to Receive 16th Annual Monte Cristo Award

The Shuffle Along director will be honored by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will honor George C. Wolfe with the 16th Monte Cristo Award.
(© David Gordon)

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center will honor theater writer-director George C. Wolfe with the 16th Monte Cristo Award. A gala dinner will be held in his honor at the Edison Ballroom on May 9.

The O'Neill bestows its Monte Cristo Award on a prominent theater artist whose lifetime work has had an extraordinary impact on American theater. The gala event supports the Center's commitment to developing new work and new artists for the stage.

Wolfe is represented on Broadway this season with Shuffle Along, for which he wrote the book and directs. He has won Tony Awards for his direction of Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and for Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk. He has also received Tony Award nominations for his direction of Caroline, Or Change, Jelly's Last Jam, Angels in America: Perestroika, The Normal Heart, and Lucky Guy, as well as his books for The Wild Party and Jelly's Last Jam.

For tickets to Shuffle Along, click here.

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