Jazz at Lincoln Center’s 2016 Gala –Jazz and Broadway– celebrates the timeless music of the Great White Way and the profound influence that jazz has had on Broadway throughout history. This one-night-only celebration, hosted by the iconic stage and screen actress Vanessa Williams and anchored by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, will pay homage to top Broadway composers like Scott Joplin, Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, and Stephen Sondheim. Audiences will enjoy performances by some of today’s top talents, including Chris Botti, Aaron Diehl, Marilyn Maye, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Norm Lewis, LaChanze, Chita Rivera, Raul Esparza, Christine Ebersole, Tommy Tune, Denzal Sinclaire, National Broadway Chorus, Joel Ross, Russell Hall, Cosimo Fabrizio, and Sammy Miller, and spirited dance numbers featuring Darius DeHaas, Shuffle Along cast members, and more. This star-studded show is one of the biggest events in town, and proceeds help to enable thousands of diverse performances, education programs, and resources produced by Jazz at Lincoln Center each year.
Broadway and 60th Street
Tickets start at $100