The Ucross Gala & Awards Dinner celebrates Ucross’s 35 years promoting the arts through their artists residency program. Bestselling author Annie Proulx, an alumna of Ucross and former member of its Board of Trustees, will be presented with the Ucross Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Arts, by David Remnick, Editor in Chief of The New Yorker. The event includes an art exhibition, performances and readings by some of Ucross’s exceptional alumni: Steve Lutvak (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), Ricky Ian Gordon (The Grapes of Wrath, opera), bestselling author Tayari Jones, author and Vanity Fair contributor Elissa Schappell, trumpeter Frank London, composer/pianist Dylan Mattingly, and singer-songwriter Kate Schutt. Special guests will include Broadway stars Laura Benanti and Victoria Clark. Ucross alums Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land, The Greatest Showman, Dear Evan Hansen) are also expected to appear.
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