National Theatre Hosts Fundraising Gala for Angels in America

Tony Kushner, Debra Messing

Nathan Lane

Andrew Garfield


Photos by Maya Werner


The National Theatre and the American Associates of the National Theatre hosted an exclusive fundraising gala at the Ziegfeld Ballroom to celebrate the arrival of the National Theatre’s acclaimed production of Angels in America, A Gay Fantasia on National Themes on Broadway on Sunday, March 11. Cast and creative team members Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Tony Kushner, Marianne Elliott, Susan Brown, Denise Gough, Amanda Lawrence, Beth Malone, Lee Pace, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, National Theatre Artistic Director Rufus Norris, along with stars of stage and screen such as Debra Messing, Patrick Wilson, and Beth Malone were all in attendance celebrating the production’s Broadway run.


Nathan Stewart-Jarrett

Amanda Lawrence

Jordan Roth and Marianne Elliott


ANGELS IN AMERICA, Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic, won 7 Tony Awards®, The New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award and The Evening Standard Award for its groundbreaking debut. Now Marianne Elliott (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, War Horse) directs a spectacular new production of this landmark play starring Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield, and featuring Susan Brown, Denise Gough, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Lee Pace and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett.


Rufus Norris

Michael Greif

Robin Wigert

Patrick Wilson

Beth Malone

Maggie Lacey and Bill Heck