Winner of A Life in the Theatre Trivia Contest Announced
On May 31st, BroadwayWorld readers were offered the chance to win two free orchestra seat tickets to A Life in the Theatre--Onstage and Off, an evening celebrating the careers of Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson. Seven trivia questions were posed, with the winner's name having been drawn out of those who answered all of them correctly. In addition, all those who submitted correct entries receive exclusive discount codes for tickets to the event.
The Grand Prize Winner is:
Gary Crocker of Kansas City, MO
He will receive the complimentary tickets as well as two autographed copies of Wallach's new autobiography, "The Good, the Bad and Me."
A Life in the Theatre--Onstage and Off will be presented at Symphony Space on Monday, June 19th. Hosted by James Naughton, the tribute evening benefits the Character Studies Education Projects. Other performers scheduled to appear include Kate Burton, Cynthia Nixon, Andrea Martin, Marian Seldes, Max Casella, Estelle Parsons, Boyd Gaines, Tovah Feldshuh and Eric Stoltz, with a special appearance by Kitty Carlisle Hart. It will also feature a starry silent auction.
Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson have been recipients of numerous Tony, Emmy, Golden Globe, Theatre World, Drama Desk and BAFTA awards and nominations in their 60-plus year careers. Together, Wallach and Jackson have appeared together on Broadway in The Flowering Peach, Lost in Yonkers, Cafe Crown, Twice Around the Park, The Waltz of the Toreadors, Luv, Rhinoceros and others. Separately, Jackson has starred in Middle of the Night, Arms and the Man, The Lady from the Sea, the original production of Summer and Smoke, and others, while Wallach has appeared in Major Barbara, the original productions of The Teahouse of the August Moon, Camino Real, The Rose Tattoo, Mister Roberts and more. Jackson's screen credits include Hunter's Crossing, The Shining and Sticks and Bones; Wallach has been seen in the films Keeping the Faith, Night and the City, The Godfather: Part III, and How To Steal A Million, among dozens more.
Ticket information is available at www.characterstudies.net, www.symphonyspace.org, or from the box office - 212-864-5400.