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Kathleen Chalfant, Nathan Lane, Sara Ramirez, Elaine Stritch Set for Theatreworks USA's 50th Anniversary Celebration logo
Nathan Lane
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Updated casting has been announced for Theatreworks USA's 50th Anniversary Celebration will take place on Sunday, February 12 at 6pm at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. This special benefit gala will be co-hosted by Charles Busch and Julie Halston.

The event will feature special performances and presentations by Elaine Stritch, Nathan Lane, Sara Ramirez, and Kathleen Chalfant.

Also featured will be Randy Aaron; Jill Abramowitz. Jared Gertner, Nic Rouleau, Brad"Gorilla" Carbone, Matt Castle, Ryan Duncan; Mary Faber, Bradley Beahen, Frank Galgano, Robb Sapp, Jim Walton; Hudson Flynn, Ann Harada, Sheldon and Margery Harnick, Rose Hemingway; Gwen Hollander, Jamie LaVerdiere; Ian Niederhoffer, Brad Oscar, John Tartaglia, Alan W. Taylor, and the Just Off-Broadway Youth Ensemble.

The gala will also include a special tribute to Theatreworks USA Co-Founders Jay Harnick and Charles Hull.

The evening's honorees will include four-time Tony Award-winning director Jerry Zaks; George Forbes, Executive Director of the Lucille Lortel Foundation and President of the Off-Broadway Theatre League; Betty Jacobs, longtime Theatreworks USA Board and Founding Circle Member; Theatreworks USA Marketing Director Barbara Sandek; and NYC Department of Youth & Community Development Comissioner Jeanne Mullgrav.

For tickets and information, call 212-647-1100 ex126 or visit

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