You heard right—on May 2nd, 2011, the likes of Quentin Tarantino, Bill Cosby, Morgan Freeman, Sir Ben Kingsley, and Mary Louise Parker will take the stage at Alice Tully Hall to pay tribute to the legendary Sidney Poitier.


The evening will feature film and television clips commemorating his groundbreaking career as an actor, director, humanitarian, diplomat, and philanthropist, and culminate in the presentation of the 38thAnnual Chaplin Award to Mr. Poitier.


This year’s Gala Tribute will surely be a night to remember; please join us as we celebrate the work of this extraordinary artist and icon. For the full line-up of presenters, click here. Tickets are extremely limited and going fast, so get yours today!


For more information and to purchase your tickets, visit or call the Gala Hotline at 212.875.5685.