40th Chaplin Award Gala: Barbra Streisand
April 22, 2013
Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center
Award Presentation by President Bill Clinton
Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime, star-studded event to honor the life and film career
of the legendary Barbra Streisand.
Musical Performances by: Special Guests include:
Tony Bennett Pierce Brosnan
Wynton Marsalis Blythe Danner
Liza Minnelli Amy Irving
This celebration of Ms. Streisand is the continuation of a 40-year tradition at the Film Society that honors a distinguished film artist whose body of work and lifetime of achievements represent a significant contribution to the art of film. Ms. Streisand, a truly rare and groundbreaking talent, is the first woman artist to receive credit as writer, director, producer and star of a major feature film (Yentl). She is also the first female film director to receive a Kennedy Center Honor. It is our distinct pleasure to present Ms. Streisand with the prestigious Chaplin Award.
The annual Chaplin Award Gala is the Film Society’s major fundraising event, helping to support the organization’s ongoing work in education, artist development, and cross-cultural film outreach.
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Are you interested in attending the Chaplin Award Gala
but don't have a ticket?
A limited number of Partial View tickets will be available at Avery Fisher
Hall on Monday evening. A line will form in the lobby beginning at 6:30 PM.
Note: Tickets are discounted. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.
6:30 p.m. Arrivals and Welcome Reception
• Ticket Pick-Up: If you have not received your tickets already, they will be available for pick-
up at Avery Fisher Hall beginning at 6:30pm. Tickets purchased online, at the box office or
by phone with CenterCharge may be picked up at the box office Will Call window. There
will be a separate Patron Desk for tickets purchased through the Film Society's
Development Office and for those attending the dinner.
• Welcome Reception: You are cordially invited to join us for cocktails and passed hors
d'oeuvres at Avery Fisher Hall, sponsored by Grey Goose Vodka.
• Security: Please be advised that all attendees and bags may be subject to search upon
arrival. Guests should not bring large bags to this events. All bags will be checked at coat
check for a fee.
7:30 p.m. Chaplin Award Tribute to Barbra Streisand
The tribute will feature film clips, speeches and show-stopping musical performances by many famed actors, directors and musicians, culminating with the Award presentation to Ms. Streisand by President Bill Clinton.
9:00 p.m. VIP Gala Dinner
Tribute-Only tickets include an invitation to the Welcome Reception and a seat at the highly-anticipated Chaplin Award Tribute. Tickets range in price from $200 – $500.
TICKETS ARE ON SALE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. To purchase:
• In person at the Avery Fisher Hall box office
• Phone Contact CenterCharge at 212.721.6500.
The seating chart for Avery Fisher Hall is available here.
Please be advised that tickets will sell-out quickly.
At the conclusion of the performance, a special supper will be created for dinner guests by Chef Daniel Boulud, followed by dancing. For information and tickets, please contact the Film Society's Development Office at 212.875.5685. Pricing information is also available here (PDF document).
Film Society of Lincoln Center
Founded in 1969 to celebrate American and international cinema, the Film Society of Lincoln Center presents the prestigious New York Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, and annual programs including Dance on Camera, Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, Latinbeat, New York African Film Festival, New York Asian Film Festival, New York Jewish Film Festival, Open Roads: New Italian Cinema, NewFest, Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, and Spanish Cinema Now.
In addition to these programs, the Film Society operates the Walter Reade Theater, the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, and publishes the nation’s most respected journal on cinema, Film Comment.
This celebration of Ms. Streisand is the continuation of a 40-year tradition at the Film Society that honors a distinguished film artist whose body of work and lifetime of achievements represent a significant contribution to the art of film.
Past honorees include luminaries such as Meryl Streep, Bette Davis, Alfred Hitchcock, James Stewart, Dustin Hoffman, Audrey Hepburn, Michael Douglas, Tom Hanks, and of course, the iconic Charlie Chaplin. See the complete list.
I. Are tickets on sale now?
II. What is the overall flow of the evening?
The evening’s festivities commence with a champagne reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Gala Tribute program at 7:30 p.m. At the conclusion of the performance, a special supper will be created for dinner guests by Chef Daniel Boulud, followed by dancing.
III. What is the dress code?
The evening’s attire is black tie.
IV. What are the ticket prices?
Tribute tickets range in price from $175 – $500, and are now on sale. For VIP Gala Dinner information and pricing click here.
V. Are tickets tax-deductible?
For Tribute tickets, the face value of each ticket less $150 is tax-deductible. Please consult your tax advisor as to your individual circumstance with regard to tax deductibility.
VI. How many tickets may I purchase?
Between 1 and 4 tickets may be purchased by an individual ticket-buyer.
VII. After ordering, when will I receive my tickets?
Tribute tickets will be mailed no later than April 15.
IX. Who will be performing or presenting at the gala?
President Bill Clinton will present Ms. Streisand with the Chaplin Award at this year’s gala. Additional presenters include Pierce Brosnan, Blythe Danner, Amy Irving and Kris Kristofferson. In addition, the event will feature show-stopping musical performances by Tony Bennett, Wynton Marsalis and Liza Minnelli.
X. How can I stay up-to-date on the latest gala news?
To receive gala updates via email, sign up here.
XI. I’m traveling from out-of-town to attend the gala. Are any Lincoln Center-area hotels offering packages?
The preferred hotel for the gala, Trump International Hotel and Tower, is offering a wonderful “Hello, Gorgeous” package for select evenings on or before the gala. For more information, please click here.
XII. Where are my seats located?
A seating chart for Avery Fisher Hall is available here.
To receive updates on-sale dates, presenters and other exciting announcements, sign up here.
If you have additional questions about the Gala, please contact us at (212) 875-5685 or firstname.lastname@example.org.