Steve Martin to Be Honored at 2017 Drama League Gala

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The event, paying tribute to the Meteor Shower playwright and Bright Star co-composer, will take place November 6.
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Oscar recipient and Tony nominee Steve Martin, whose play Meteor Shower heads to Broadway this season, will be honored at the Drama League’s 2017 Benefit Gala, A Musical Celebration of Broadway. As previously reported, the 34th annual event will take place November 6 at the Plaza in New York City.

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In addition to Meteor Shower, which begins performances November 1 at the Booth Theatre, Martin co-wrote the score for the 2016 Broadway musical Bright Star, for which he shared a Tony nomination with his frequent musical collaborator Edie Brickell. In 2014, Martin received an honorary Academy Award for his vast screen career.

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The evening will feature a one-night-only musical tribute to Martin from a number of stage and screen stars. A lineup will be announced at a later date.

For information about tickets, including VIP and Ballroom tables as well as individual seats, call (212) 244-9494, Ext. 101 or visit DramaLeague.org.

Last year’s gala honored Tony winner David Hyde Pierce, who currently stars in Hello, Dolly!

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