Meryl Streep to Receive O’Neill Center’s Monte Cristo Award
Academy Award winner Meryl Streep will be honored with the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s 2014 Monte Cristo Award.
Streep will be presented with the honor April 21, 2014, in New York City. Joe Grifasi, one of Streep’s classmates at the Yale School of Drama, will present the Academy Award winner with the honor. The actress has a history with the company, having performed there in 1975 shortly after graduating from Yale.
Streep is being honored “in recognition of her monumental achievements and contributions to the American theatre.”