WP Theater Gala to Honor Amanda Seyfried, Emily Warren & Bonnie Comley
WP Theater announces WP THEATER'S 40th ANNIVERSARY SEASON GALA honoring game-changing women with theWomen of Achievement Awards. The gala will honor three-time Tony Award-Winning Producer & Founder of BroadwayHD Bonnie Comley (A Gentleman's Guide, War Horse), Award-Winning actress, activist, and singer-songwriter Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia, Dear John, Mean Girls), and Grammy Award-winning songwriter and recording artist Emily Warren (The Chainsmokers' "Don't Let Me Down", Dua Lipa's "New Rules").
Hosted by the star of WP's Hatef**k Sendhil Ramamurthy (NBC's "Heroes", "New Amsterdam"), the Gala will feature special performances by the Broadway cast of Oklahoma!, an exclusive sneak peek at the Broadway-bound musical Empire Records,composed by WP Lab Alum Zoe Sarnak, and more to be announced. Additionally, special appearances will be made by Thomas Sadoski (CBS's "Life in Pieces", Reasons To be Pretty), President of The Broadway League and 2012 Women of Achievement Award Honoree Charlotte St. Martin and others to be announced. The Gala will take place on Monday, April 15 2019 at 6:30pmat The Edison Ballroom, 240 W 47th Street, New York, NY.
Each year WP honors truly outstanding women who have taken risks, pushed limits, and broken ground in a wide variety of fields, celebrating their unique accomplishments at the Women of Achievement Awards. Since its inception, WP Theater's Women of Achievement Awards has paid homage to luminaries such as Gloria Steinem, Whoopi Goldberg, Debra Messing, Audra McDonald, Eve Ensler, Dame Judi Dench, Kerry Washington, Vanessa Redgrave, and Chita Rivera, to name just a few. The Women of Achievement Awards delivers an inspiring, entertaining, star-studded night that celebrates the accomplishments of vital women across many disciplines in New York and beyond.
Called "an important, risk-taking organization" by New York Magazine, WP Theater is the nation's oldest and largest theater company dedicated to developing, producing and promoting the work of women in theater at every stage in their careers. WP Theater supports female-identified theater artists of all kinds and the world-class, groundbreaking work they create, and provides a platform where their voices can be heard and celebrated on the American stage.
Sponsorship and support of WP's premiere event complements WP Theater's unwavering commitment to put women's voices center stage. For information regarding tickets to the GALA, visit https://wptheater.org/annual-gala-2019-celebrating-wp-theaters-40th-anniversary-season/ or contact 917-818-0572.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride / WM Photos