SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2017
Celebrating 41 years of music theater
Encompass New Opera Theater
A MUSICAL SALUTE!
Honoring A Luminary of the American Musical Theater
Broadway Icon, CHRISTINE EBERSOLE
Won the Tony Award for her stunning dual performance as Edith Beale and Little Edie Beale in the acclaimed musical GREY GARDENS. She won a Tony Award for her starring role as Dorothy Brock in the smash hit revival 42nd STREET, and has captivated audiences in DINNER AT EIGHT (Tony and Outer Critics Circle awards nominations), STEEL MAGNOLIAS, ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, I LOVE MY WIFE, ANGEL STREET, OKLAHOMA, CAMELOT opposite Richard Burton, THE BEST MAN, and the recent revival of Noel Coward’s BLITHE SPIRIT, co-starring with Dame Angela Lansbury. She is currently performing on Broadway in the hit musical, WAR PAINT, opposite Patti LuPone. Acclaimed by critics and audiences for her versatility in every medium, Ms. Ebersole has appeared in over 20 feature films, in television series and specials, in concerts and recordings.
Gala Honorary Chair
Alan Alda, Sheldon Harnick, John Kander, Maury Yeston
Daniel J. De Siena (Chairman), Frank Basile, Casey McNamara, Harriet Slaughter
Performance at 7 Pm
Reception and Champagne party following performance