Tony nominee Anika Larsen (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) and Drama Desk winner Jose Llana (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) will co-host Prospect Theater Company's Spring Gala May 1 at The Edison Ballroom on West 47th Street.
The gala will honor four members of the Prospect and musical theatre community with the first annual Muse Awards: Lia Chang, Naima Kradjian, Leonard Majzlin, and Grammy nominee and Drama Desk winner Kenita R. Miller, part of the cast of the Broadway revival of for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf.
“We are thrilled to be able to lift up and celebrate these extraordinary muses,” said Producing Artistic Director Cara Reichel. “Their talent and dedication to creating new musical theatre not only inspires and encourages Prospect Theater Company, but the entire theatre community. We are honored to sing their praises!”
The evening includes cocktails, dinner, and entertainment from special guests in celebration of the inaugural Muse Award recipients.
Prospect’s Board Gala Committee members include Jane Abramson, Tira Harpaz, and Jason Ma.