Regional NewsChicago's Porchlight Music Theatre Will Honor Donna McKechnie With Icon Award
The A Chorus Line Tony winner will also perform at the theatre company's annual gala.
September 14, 2022
Chicago's Porchlight Music Theatre will hold its annual ICONS Gala September 23 at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago. The evening will honor Tony winner Donna McKechnie with the 2022 ICON Award, which celebrates a notable artist
who has made an indelible contribution to American entertainment
through our art form of music theatre.
McKechnie will also perform at the gala and join journalist Paul Lisnek for an intimate, onstage conversation as she accepts the award.
“I am honored to be this year’s Porchlight Music Theatre ICON Award recipient,” said McKechnie. “The ICONS Gala is definitely going to be a party, and I look forward to performing a few songs for Porchlight’s supporters and celebrating its history and future.”
In addition to the ICON Award, Porchlight will present The Luminary Award to supporters Dan Ratner and The
Genevieve and Daniel Ratner Foundation for their history of philanthropic
and volunteer leadership. Past honorees include Rick and Deann Bayless and
the Bayless Family Foundation, Elaine Cohen and Arlen D.
Rubin, Jim Jensen, and Jean Klingenstein.