Photo Coverage: Everything's Coming Up Bernie! The Drama League Honors Bernadette Peters
Just last night, The Drama League Centennial Gala, celebrating the organization's 100 years of service, honored Golden Globe and three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters. BroadwayWorld takes you inside the special night below!
The lineup for the one-of-a-kind musical tribute -- inspired by Ms. Peters' career in theater, film and television - included legends of Hollywood and Broadway Michael Douglas (Wall Street) and Gloria Estefan (On Your Feet); a bevy of Peters' male co-stars, including Joel Grey (George M!), Norm Lewis (A Bed A Chair), Tom Wopat (Annie Get Your Gun), Chip Zien (Into The Woods), John Dossett(Gypsy), and Ron Raines (Follies); the talented Annaleigh Ashford (Sylvia), Marin Mazzie (Bullets Over Broadway),Debra Monk, Tammy Blanchard, Mara Davi, Jayne Houdyshell, with special guest speaker, Tony-winning director and Drama League Directors Project alumna Diane Paulus (Waitress, Finding Neverland); and a Special Tribute given by members of the original cast of Dames at Sea alongside the cast of the current Broadway revival. Drama League Directors Project alumnus Joe Calarco directs. The Centennial Gala Honoring Bernadette Peters is produced by Roger Danforth and Trevor Tamashiro.
The Drama League of New York, since 1916, has been at the forefront of the American Theatre community, providing talent, audiences, and prosperous support. It is one of the nation's oldest continuously-operating, not-for-profit arts advocacy and education organizations. Through its programs, initiatives and events, The Drama League serves over 3,000 artists and 15,000 audience members each season with over 150 events and programs. More information can be found at www.dramaleague.org.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski
Cast members from AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
Bill Berloni and Chico
Bernadette Peters, Mehran Assadi, Janet Assadi
Roger T. Danforth, Paula Mueller