Tony Kushner and More to Be Honored at Theatre Communications Group Annual Gala
Rick Miramontez and Martha R. Ingram will also be recognized.
Theatre Communications Group has announced that its 2019 gala will honor Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America); Broadway press agent and president of DKC/O&M, Rick Miramontez; and arts philanthropist and chairman emerita of Ingram Industries, Inc., Martha R. Ingram. The gala will be held on February 4 at the Edison Ballroom. Jordan Roth and Richie Jackson will serve as cochairs of the event.
TCG will also celebrate its long-standing commitment to advancing leaders of color in the field and the many programs that support these efforts. Proceeds from the gala benefit TCG's wide-ranging programs to "strengthen and promote the multi-generational theaterfield, while making a better world because of theater."
Past honorees at the TCG annual gala, now in its seventh year, include actor Brian Dennehy, director Kenny Leon, playwright Lynn Nottage, actor and playwright Danai Gurira, theatrical producers Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, set designer Ming Cho Lee, lighting designer Jules Fisher, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Shubert Foundation, the Vilcek Foundation, producers Ruth and Stephen Hendel, Judith O. Rubin, and the creators of War Paint (Scott Frankel, Michael Greif, Michael Korie, and Doug Wright).