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Cynthia Erivo, Judy Kuhn Set for Classic Stage Company's 50th Birthday

Donna McKechnie will also be part of the lineup of performers.

Cynthia Erivo will be a performer and honorary chair for Classic Stage Company's 50th birthday celebration.
(© David Gordon)

Classic Stage Company will celebrate its 50th birthday with a gala celebration on Monday, April 23, at Bohemian National Hall. The event will recognize the company's artistic director, John Doyle, and board chair Lynn Angelson.

The evening will feature special guest performances by Cynthia Erivo, Judy Kuhn, and Donna McKechnie. Others set to perform include George Abud, Keith Buterbaugh, Karl Josef Co, Matthew Deming, Ben Diskant, Steven Eng, David Michael Garry, Megan Masako Haley, Lee Harrington, Amy Justman, Emily Mechler, Orville Mendoza, Kelvin Moon Loh, Megan Loomis, Jane Pfitsch, Leenya Rideout, Fred Rose, Bruce Sabath, Thom Sesma, Antoine L. Smith, Rema Webb, Elisa Winter, Jessica Tyler Wright, and Katrina Yaukey. All of the performers have worked with Doyle on past productions.

Erivo and Patti LuPone will be the honorary chairs, with Barbara H. Marks as event chair. The evening will also feature a live auction hosted by actor Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen).