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Chastain, Clinton among Power of Women: New York honorees

Last Updated Mar 20, 2017 at 6:40 pm EST

In this combination photo, actresses Blake Lively, left, attends the Michael Kors show on Feb. 15, 2017, during Fashion Week in New York and Jessica Chastain attends a special screening of "Miss Sloane", on Dec. 3, 2016, in New York. Lively, Chastain and four other women will be recognized by Variety at its Power of Women: New York luncheon. The Hollywood trade publication announced Monday, March 20, 2017, that the six women will be honored April 21 at Cipriani restaurant in New York. The honorees will also appear on the cover of Variety's April 18 issue. (Photos by Charles Sykes, left, and Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Jessica Chastain, Chelsea Clinton, Gayle King, Blake Lively, Audra McDonald and Viacom vice chair Shari Redstone are being recognized by Variety at its Power of Women: New York luncheon.

The Hollywood trade publication announced Monday that the six women will be honoured April 21 at Cipriani restaurant in New York. “Saturday Night Live” star Vanessa Bayer will host the private event.

The honorees will appear on the cover of Variety’s April 18 issue.

Now in its fourth year, the Power of Women: New York event celebrates the humanitarian efforts of the city’s female leaders in entertainment, media and politics.