Benefit Readings

Roundabout’s Benefit Readings are a special one-night-only performance of timeless plays and musicals led by star-studded casts. 
On Monday, November 12, 2018, Roundabout Theatre Company presented a Benefit Musical Performance of the beloved, Tony®-nominated 1983 musical My One and Only, starring Sutton Foster and Gavin Creel. More information.
On December 11, 2017, Roundabout Theatre Company was thrilled to present a Benefit Concert Reading of Damn Yankees starring Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal and Matthew Morrison for what was truly a memorable evening. More information.
Previous benefit readings include a 2016 50th Anniversary reunion of The Man Who Came To Dinner, starring Nathan Lane, Jean Smart and Harriet Harris. In 2011, we presented She Loves Me with Kelli O’Hara and Josh Radnor, as a celebration of Roundabout's 20th anniversary of producing on Broadway, including its rich tradition of staging classic musicals, which began with She Loves Me. And on December 3, 2012, Roundabout presented a benefit reading of Sondheim's Assassins, which reunited the original cast of our 2004 Tony Award–winning production.
On June 15, 2014, Roundabout presented a one-night-only benefit reading of Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, starring Viola Davis, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre.

On December 1, 2014, Roundabout welcomed Jim Parsons back to Studio 54 for a starry reading of Merton of the Movies by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly. Jim was joined by Jane Krakowski, Richard Kind, John Cullum, Kate Finneran, Randy Graff, Daniel Davis and more.

For more information, please contact:
Lane Hosmer, Director of Special Events
212.719.9393, ext. 312
The funds raised from the concert readings allow Roundabout to continue to bring great works of theatre to the stage and help develop the next generation of classic musicals. 


Previous BENEFIT Readings





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