Aaron Tveit has been announced as a performer at Vineyard Theatre’s 2015 Gala to take place on Monday, March 30th at the Edison Ballroom in New York. This year, the annual fundraising event will honor Margo Lion, a seasoned producer whose productions have won a total of 20 Tony Awards, 4 Olivier Awards, and 1 Pulitzer Prize. Aaron will join Betty Buckley, Holly Hunter, Kate Mulgrew, Kathleen Chalfant, Matthew Morrison, Tony Kushner, Tonya Pinkins, and host John Waters at the gala. Tony Award winner Michael Mayer (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Spring Awakening) is to direct the evening’s performance.
“We have long admired what Margo [Lion] has accomplished in the theatre; from Jelly’s Last Jam to Angels in America to Hairspray,” said Sarah Stern, the artistic director at Vineyard. “She has been responsible for bringing some of the most groundbreaking plays and musicals of the past three decades to the stage, and we are delighted to be celebrating her in what promises to be a very fun evening, featuring renowned artists and collaborators from the extraordinary works she has produced.”
The Gala event serves as a fundraiser for Vineyard and will include a cocktail hour, auction, and dinner along with live entertainment. Individual tickets range from $1000-2500. For more information – including where/how to book tickets – please visit Vineyard Theatre’s official site.