A star studded celebration of the life and works of Sir Peter Shaffer, internationally lauded playwright of 'Equus,' 'Amadeus,' and 'Royal Hunt of the Sun.' ... Read more
This special one-night event celebrates the life and work of Tony Award and Academy Award-winning playwright, Sir Peter Shaffer. From the stables of England, to the Opera houses of Austria, to the Inca kingdom of Peru, Shaffer's complex explorations of the human condition and mastery of memorable theatrical spectacle have excited and challenged audiences worldwide. Featuring special guest tributes including playwright John Guare, actors Alec Baldwin, Juliet Mills, Michael York, Jane Seymour, Christine Ebersole and Sam Underwood, video tributes from Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Tom Stoppard, Simon Callow, and Tim Curry, and more artists to be announced. Please join our international ensemble for an evening of theatrical excerpts, tributes, and live music to honor this generous, daring, and vital contributor to the theater. There will also be a post-event reception in the theater’s penthouse space for VIP ticket holders.