Judith Light, John Patrick Shanley and Roma Torre to be Honored by T. Schreiber Studio and Theatre, 11/12

Judith Light, John Patrick Shanley and Roma Torre to be Honored by T. Schreiber Studio and Theatre, 11/12

T. Schreiber Studio and Theatre (Terry Schreiber and Peter Jensen, Co-Artistic Directors) announced today that it will host a Salute to New York Theatre to honor a trio of New York theatre luminaries on Monday, November 12th, starting at 6:00 pm at the Maritime Hotel (363 West 16th Street at 9th Avenue). This year's group of honorees includes Tony Award-winning actress Judith Light, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley and NY1 theatre critic Roma Torre.

The three honorees will be presented with the TSS 2012 Outstanding Achievement Award, which recognizes artists who not only have achieved excellence in their field, but more specifically have chosen to make New York an integral part of that success. The special evening will celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of the honorees with special guests, patrons and theatre friends. Summer Crockett Moore and Sharon Maguire are co-chairs of the event.

The cocktail reception begins at 6:00 pm, and is followed by the awards presentation hosted by TSS alum Julie Halston. A special VIP dinner with the honorees will cap the evening. Tickets are available for the cocktails and awards presentation portion of the evening with a limited number of dinner tickets are available.

Terry Schreiber raved about this year's honorees. "We are thrilled to give these awards to present artists in the theatre, writers, producers, actors and critics for their continued gifts of time, talent, dedication and efforts to keep the New York theatre scene alive," he explained.

Ms. Light, Mr. Shanley and Ms. Torre join an impressive, select group of actors, producers and writers whom the studio has previously honored. Past recipients include Roger Berlind, Betty Buckley, Ellen Burstyn, John Guare, Anne Jackson, Cynthia Nixon, Mary-Louise Parker, Gerald Schoenfeld, Marian Seldes, and Eli Wallach.

T. Schreiber Studio and Theatre has taught the craft of acting and produced award-winning Off-Off Broadway productions for over four decades. Many of its alumni have gone on to successful careers in theatre, film and television, including Edward Norton, Peter Sarsgaard, Maria Bello, Taylor Nichols, Debra Jo Rupp, Claudia Shear and Ms. Halston.

This event will allow T. Schreiber Studio and Theatre to continue creating a space for actors and audiences to come together and experience the gift of live theatre and further the organization's mission of producing fully mounted, extended funs of classical, contemporary, and new plays and musicals.

Tickets to Salute to New York Theatre are $175 for cocktails and the awards reception and $375 for cocktails, awards reception and VIP dinner until November 5th. After that date, ticket prices go up to $225 for cocktails and awards reception and $425 for cocktails, awards reception and VIP dinner. Advance tickets may be purchased online at http://tschreiber.org/special-events/salute/ or by phone at (212) 741-0209 or by E-mailing info@tschreiber.org.

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