DRAMATISTS GUILD GALA

Playbill is reporting that Idina will join a who’s-who of Broadway greats at the 2009 Dramatists Guild Gala on April 20th in New York. Idina last participated in this event in 2004 while she was still appearing in Wicked. I wonder what she’ll sing this time?


Peters, Mitchell, Mays, Menzel, Lane, Ebersole, Miranda and More Set for Dramatists Guild Gala

A host of top Broadway stars will take part in The Dramatists Guild Fund’s annual benefit gala April 20.

Entitled Star Turns: Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars!, the evening at the Hudson Theatre will be directed by Dan Foster and hosted by Julie Halston.

The one-night-only event will boast the talents of Bernadette Peters, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jefferson Mays, Idina Menzel, Nathan Lane, Christine Ebersole, David Hyde Pierce, LaChanze, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jane Alexander, B.D. Wong, Karen Olivo and Alan Alda. The stars will be introduced by the writers whose work they will be performing.

The evening will begin with cocktails at 7 PM followed by dinner at 7:30 PM and the show at 8:30 PM.

The mission of the Dramatists Guild Fund is “to aid and nurture writers for the theater; to fund non-profit theaters producing contemporary American works; and to heighten awareness, appreciation, and support of theater across the country.”

The Hudson Theatre is located within the Millennium Hotel, 145 West 44th Street. Tickets are priced $1,000 per person. For more information call The Center for Creative Resources at (212) 864-7827 or visit www.dgfund.org.
-Playbill.com