The Museum of the City of New York will be honoring theater legend Susan Stroman with the prestigious Louis Auchincloss Prize on December 4th, 2023. Stroman, a five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer, will be recognized for her impactful work in the industry.
The Louis Auchincloss Prize is presented annually by the Museum of the City of New York to writers and artists whose work is inspired by and enhances the five boroughs of New York City. The disciplines eligible for the prize include literature, architecture, art, music, playwriting, and photography. The award is named after Louis Auchincloss, a renowned American novelist of the 20th and 21st centuries, who also served the museum for many years. Auchincloss himself accepted the first Prize in 2007.
Stroman joins an esteemed list of past recipients, including Anna Deavere Smith, Toshiko Mori, Robert A.M. Stern, Gloria Steinem, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Kushner, Wynton Marsalis, Philip Glass, and Stephen Sondheim.
The award ceremony will take place at the City of The Museum of New York on 1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd Street. The evening will commence with a cocktail reception at 6:00 PM, followed by the award presentation and special performances by Josh Breckenridge, Robyn Hurder, Debra Monk, Brad Oscar, Anna Uzele, Vanessa Williams, and Karen Ziemba at 7:30 PM.
For more information about the event, please visit the Museum of the City of New York's website.