The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) will honor Tony and Grammy-winning composer and lyricist Duncan Sheik, casting director Tara Rubin, and former NYMF Board member and treasurer Frank Troutman at its 2016 Gala, hosted by Mo Rocca November 13 at the Edison Ballroom in New York.
The evening will feature performances by Darren Ritchie (Wonderland, Thoroughly Modern Millie), Tituss Burgess (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Sierra Boggess (The Little Mermaid), Bryce Pinkham (Gentleman's Guide), Karen Ziemba (Contact, Curtains), Lauren Pritchard (Spring Awakeningoriginal cast), Treshelle Edmond (Spring Awakening revival cast), Dave Thomas Brown (American Psycho), and Molly Gordon (Animal Kingdom) as well as performances from 2016 NYMF Festival shows, Camp Rolling Hills and Dust Can't Kill Me.
Tony-winning directors Susan Stroman (The Producers) and Des McAnuff (Big River, The Who's Tommy, Jersey Boys) are also slated to appear, along with Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records president and co-founder, Kurt Deutsch, and Tony nomineeElizabeth A. Davis (Once).
The evening, which also includes a cocktail reception and silent auction, is directed by David Alpert (If/Then, A Scythe of Time) with musical direction by David Dabbon (Sondheim on Sondheim).
The Edison Ballroom is located at 240 W. 47th St., New York. For more information on purchasing gala tickets, visit www.nymf.org/gala.