Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot

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As BroadwayWorld announced just last week, BroadwayWorld's longtime TV host, Richard Ridge married his partner of 37 years, Preston Ridge in a small and private ceremony on Wednesday morning. Here's to many happy years of health, love and happiness. Prior to his long tenure with BroadwayWorld.com, Ridge toured the world as a performer and hosted the popular television program Broadway Beat.

We are excited to bring you photos from inside the ceremony below!

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

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Arriving ...

at the Office of the City Clerk

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot

Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten and Richard Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten with Preston Ridge and Richard Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten with Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten and Richard Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge, Jennifer Diamond and Robert Diamond

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

The Photo Op Room ...

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Mark Sendroff, Preston Ridge, Ryan Spahn, Richard Ridge, Jennifer Diamond, Robert Diamond and David Gersten

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Mark Sendroff, Preston Ridge, Ryan Spahn, Richard Ridge, Jennifer Diamond, Robert Diamond and David Gersten

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

One last kiss before The Wedding ...

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot

Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

The final documents are prepared ...

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot

Mark Sendroff, Preston Ridge, Richard Ridge and David Gersten

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

The documents are signed ...

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot

Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge with David Gersten

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Waiting for the ceremony to begin ...

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot

Richard Ridge, David Gersten and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge, Mark Sendroff and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge, Robert Diamond, Jennifer Diamond and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge, Ryan Spahn and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Ryan Spahn and Preston Ridge

The Ceremony begins ...

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot

Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

You may kiss ...

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Preston Ridge and Richard Ridge, Ryan Spahn, Robert Diamond, Jennifer Diamond, Mark Sendroff and David Gersten

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Preston Ridge and Richard Ridge, Ryan Spahn, Robert Diamond, Jennifer Diamond, Mark Sendroff and David Gersten

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge, David Gersten and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge, Ryan Spahn and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge, Mark Sendroff and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge, Jennifer Diamond, Robert Diamond and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Jennifer Diamond, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge and Robert Diamond

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge, Walter McBride and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Preston Ridge and Richard Ridge

The Wedding Park ...

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot

Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Best Wishes messages are coming in ...

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Robert Diamond, David Gersten, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge, Jennifer Diamond, Ryan Spahn and Mark Sendroff

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge and Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten, Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge and Jennifer Diamond

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Robert Diamond, David Gersten, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge, Jennifer Diamond, Ryan Spahn and Mark Sendroff

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Robert Diamond, David Gersten, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge, Jennifer Diamond, Ryan Spahn and Mark Sendroff

Time for a little confetti ...

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Robert Diamond, David Gersten, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge, Jennifer Diamond, Ryan Spahn

and Mark Sendroff

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge, Jennifer Diamond, Ryan Spahn

and Mark Sendroff

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge, Jennifer Diamond, Ryan Spahn

and Mark Sendroff

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
David Gersten, Richard Ridge, Preston Ridge, Jennifer Diamond, Ryan Spahn and Mark Sendroff

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Celebration Lunch at PEARL Oyster Bar

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Ryan Spahn, David Gersten, Mark Sendroff, Preston Ridge, Jennifer Diamond and Robert Diamond

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge, Ryan Spahn and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge, Ryan Spahn and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: A Broadway Wedding! Richard and Preston Ridge Tie the Knot
Richard Ridge and Preston Ridge

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.