Photo Coverage: Dana Ivey and Barbara Fleischman Honored at Acting Company Gala
Nathan Lane, Harold Prince, Angela Lansbury, Laura Osnes,Harriet Harris, Kate Burton, Kristine Nielsen, Alfred Uhry saluted actress Dana Ivey and arts patron Barbara Fleischman at The Acting Company's Gala on last night, October 21 at Capitale. Ms. Ivey received the John Houseman Award recognizing her profound commitment to the development of American actors and a national audience for the theater. Ms. Fleischman was presented the Warburg Humanitarian Award for her outstanding philanthropic endeavor and support of the arts.
BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos below!
Founded by Oscar winner John Houseman and current Acting Company Producer Margot Harley in 1972, The Acting Company is America's most honored touring repertory theater having reached 3.5 million people in 48 states and 10 foreign countries with 137 classic and new works. Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, Rainn Wilson, Jeffrey Wright, Jesse L. Martin, Frances Conroy, Keith David, Hamish Linklater, Harriet Harris and David Ogden Stiers are but a few who began their careers on tour with The Acting Company, which was honored with a TONY Award for Excellence in Theater. The Company will present Hamlet in repertory withRosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead January 9-February 1, 2014 at the Pearl Theater as part of its 41st National Tour. Tony Winner John Rando (A Christmas Story, Carousel) will direct Tom Stoppard's seminal work in the first New York production in 27 years.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski