James Franco, Whoopi Goldberg, Marcia Gay Harden, Jesse L. Martin, Robin Williams et al. to Honor Billy Crystal at Face of Tisch Gala
Arthur Masella will direct the event, which will raise funds for the Tisch School of the Arts' efforts to renovate the original home of the school on Second Avenue. Additional participants will be announced at a later date.
Crystal, who earned his BFA from Tisch in 1970, won a Tony Award for his solo show 700 Sundays. He has appeared in such films as Throw Momma from the Train, Analyze This, City Slickers, and When Harry Met Sally. He has also hosted the Oscar and Grammy Awards, and received the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize.