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Drama League to Honor Nathan Lane at 2018 Benefit Gala

Lane recently won his third Tony Award for his performance in Angels in America.

Nathan Lane will be the honoree at the Drama League's 35th annual benefit gala.
(© David Gordon)

The Drama League has announced that Nathan Lane will be honored at its 35th annual benefit gala, subtitled A Musical Celebration of Broadway. The event will take place at the Plaza Hotel on November 5.

The black-tie gala will feature dozens of stars from Hollywood and Broadway in a one-night-only musical tribute to help raise funds for the Drama League's educational initiatives for promising young artists.

Lane recently won his third Tony Award for his performance as Roy Cohn in Angels in America. He has also won Tonys for his performances in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and The Producers.

The Drama League of New York, founded in 1916, is one of the nation's oldest continuously operating not-for-profit arts advocacy and education organizations. Through its programs, initiatives, and events, the Drama League serves over 3,000 artists and 15,000 audience members each season with over 150 events and programs.


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