The New York Musical Festival to Honor Victoria Clark and More at 2018 Gala
New Kids on the Block member and Broadway alum Joey McIntyre will host.
The New York Musical Festival will honor Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Award-winning actress Victoria Clark, NYMF Board member Jill Jaysen, and Tony Award-winning producers Frankel, Viertel, Baruch, Routh Group at its 2018 Gala on November 11 at the Edison Ballroom in midtown Manhattan.
The 2018 Gala will be hosted by New Kids on the Block's Joey McIntyre (Wicked). Presenters for the evening include Dan Markley, Kim Vasquez, Mary Beth Peil (Anastasia), and Jerry Zaks (Hello, Dolly!). Ben Cameron will serve as auctioneer.
The evening will include performances from Lesli Margherita (Matilda), Sushma Saha (Interstate), Brian Charles Rooney (The Threepenny Opera), Jordan Barrow (Sousatzka), Heath Saunders (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812), Carla J. Hargrove (Little Shop of Horrors), Trisha Jeffrey (Motown the Musical), DeQuina Moore (The Bodyguard), Benji Goldsmith (Scorched), Sophia Gennusa (Matilda), James Ignacio (The King and I), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Ryann Melissa Davis, Genesis Gomez, Malcolm Grant, David Hoffman, Merin McCallum, Jamilah Rosemond, Orly Salik, Blake Sheridan, and Graydon Peter Yosowitz (Trevor).
The evening will be directed by David Alpert, with musical direction by Rachel Dean (Hamilton).