Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces Sara Bareilles (Waitress)will join the 2022 Gala evening celebrating Tony Award winner, RTC alumna and friend Chita Rivera with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre. The 2022 Gala “Paint the Town!” is confirmed for Monday, March 7 at 7pm at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. Bareilles will perform a unique concert created exclusively for the special occasion.

The evening will celebrate Ms. Rivera’s contribution to the theater and include the presentation of The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre, named after the late Jason Robards for his longstanding relationship with Roundabout and memorable body of stage work. It is given to those who have made an indelible impact on both theatre and Roundabout.

All tickets and tables include a seat for the dinner, live auction, and the special concert performance by Sara Bareilles.

For everyone’s protection, the most current of COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be in place including mask and vaccination requirements for guests and staff.  For more information, visit