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2024 Sondheim Award Presentation

April 29, 2024

8PM at The Anthem

Join Signature for a star-studded evening with live performances and video tributes to celebrate Tony® and Emmy Award® winner and film favorite Nathan Lane, the recipient of the 2024 Stephen Sondheim Award!

This year, we are bringing back performance-only tickets to Signature’s Sondheim Award Presentation. This hour-long event will feature tribute performances by notable Broadway and Signature artists including Christopher Fitzgerald (Broadway’s Wicked, Waitress), Faith Prince (Broadway’s Guys and Dolls, Bells are Ringing), Krysta Rodriguez (Broadway’s Into the Woods, The Addams Family), James Caverly (Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building, Broadway’s Children of a Lesser God), Adelina Mitchell (National Tour Wicked, Signature’s Into the Woods), Tracy Lynn Olivera (Signature’s A Little Night Music, Round House Theatre’s Next to Normal), Awa Sal Secka (Signature’s Ragtime, Paper Mill Playhouse’s After Midnight) and more. Broadway icon and five-time Tony Award-winner Susan Stroman will give remarks as part of the presentation of the Stephen Sondheim Award to Mr. Lane.

Tickets are $60 and are available on the 2nd level of The Anthem.
All tickets held at will call for pick up at The Anthem starting at 7PM. Doors to the theater open at 7:30.
Cash bars will be available on the 2nd level.
Individual tickets do not include dinner or post-show reception.

Click here for Gala tickets or table sponsorships to the dinner and post-show reception or contact us at 571-527-1828 or

Nathan Lane was most recently seen in A24’s Dicks: The Musical, alongside Megan Mullally, Bowen Yang and Megan Thee Stallion and in Ari Aster’s Beau is Afraid, alongside Joaquin Phoenix and Amy Ryan, as well as the second season of Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building as Teddy Dimas, alongside Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez. This role earned him a Primetime Emmy Award in the category of “Guest Actor in A Comedy Series.” He recently received a second Emmy nomination for this role.   

On stage, he recently starred in a new play called Pictures from Home, written by Sharr White, about the artistic and emotional relationship between a photographer and his aging parents, alongside Danny Burstein and Zoë Wanamaker. Broadway credits include: It’s Only A Play, The Nance, The Iceman Cometh, Present Laughter, Merlin, Wind In The Willows, Some Americans Abroad, On Borrowed Time, Guys and Dolls, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, Love! Valour! Compassion!, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, The Man Who Came To Dinner, The Producers, The Frogs, The Odd Couple, Butley, November, Waiting For Godot, The Addams Family and Angels in America.  

Other TV roles include The Gilded Age, American Crime Story: The People Vs. O.J. Simpson, and recurring roles on Modern Family and The Good Wife. He has received one Primetime Emmy Award, eight Primetime Emmy nominations, two Daytime Emmy Awards and a People’s Choice Award. He has appeared in many films including Ironweed, The Birdcage, Frankie and Johnny, The Lion King, Mousehunt, Stuart Little, Nicholas Nickleby, and The Producers. In 2006, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and in 2008, he was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame.  

This event will be held at
The Anthem
The Wharf
901 Wharf St SW
Washington, DC 20024

  • All tickets held at will call for pick up at The Anthem starting at 7PM
    Doors to the theater open at 7:30.
    Cash bars will be available on the 2nd level
    Individual tickets do not include dinner or post-show reception