American Songbook Association's Third Annual Gala, which honors Stephen Schwartz with the 2022 ASA Lifetime Achievement Award, is held May 9 at Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Music Center.
The 7:30 PM event features Christine Andreas, Liz Callaway, Sally Mayes, Paul Shaffer, Rupert Holmes, Debbie Gravitte, John Bucchino, Kurt Peterson, Jessica Hendy, Kelli Rabke, John Boswell, Jim Brochu, Anthony Murphy, Darnell White, David LaMarr, and Teri Ralston.
Scott Coulter directs the celebration with music direction by Michael Roberts.
Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) has been inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and has been given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His additional accolades include three Academy Awards, four Grammy Awards, and the Isabelle Stevenson special Tony Award.
American Songbook Association Inc. seeks to preserve, promote, and advance the legacy of American popular music, the Great American Songbook (classic and new), and the unique art form of cabaret.