Photo Coverage: Drama League Honors Angela Lansbury
Last night, February 8, the stars came out to honor stage and screen legend Angela Lansbury at The Drama League's 26th annual all-star gala, "A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY" at the Pierre New York.
Those honoring Lansbury included Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bernadette Peters, Audra McDonald,Victor Garber, Chita Rivera, Donna Murphy, Cheyenne Jackson, T.R. Knight, Malcolm Gets, Len Cariou, Christopher Sieber, Will Swenson, Will Chase, Chad Kimball, Marian Seldes, Beth Fowler,Edie Falco, Charles Busch, James Barbour, Dee Hoty, Alexander Gemignani, and Sarah Rice. The evening included musical selections from Lansbury's prolific career, including Mame, Sweeney Todd, Beauty and the Beast, Anyone Can Whistle, Gypsy and more. "A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY" was co-directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer and his Spring Awakening Associate Director, Beatrice Terry.
Among the highlights of The Drama League's annual benefit gala was the Gala Auction. This year's auction offered one-of-a-kind vacation packages, luxury gift items, intimate lunches with celebrities and unique theatrical experiences. All proceeds from "A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY" support The Drama League, which was founded in 1916 as an association of theatre professionals and patrons dedicated to encouraging the finest in professional theatre and has since then developed into the theatre's premiere service organization.
For more information on The Drama League, visit www.dramaleague.org.
Gala Honoree Angela Lansbury
Drama League Executive Director Gabriel Shanks
Drama League Gala Chair Bonnie Comley
Drama League Board Member Donna Murphy
Michael Mayer and Beatrice Terry
Drama League Board Members