Photo Coverage: Kate Baldwin, Ana Gasteyer & More Celebrate Dory Previn at Vineyard Theatre Gala
The music of the late composer Dory Previn was celebrated at a gala for the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Vineyard Theatre last night. Best-known as the writer of such hit songs as "Theme from Valley of the Dolls," "Mary C. Brown and the Hollywood Sign," "With My Daddy in the Attic," "You're Gonna Hear from Me," DORY PREVIN was a legendary figure as a pop-folk singer-song-writer in the 60''s-70's and 80's. The Gala performance was directed by Rachel Chavkin (NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812), with musical direction by Jon Spurney. BroadwayWorld was there fo rthe gala and you can check out photos from the special event below!
Dory Previn was an influential American lyricist, singer-songwriter, playwright and poet. During her lifetime, Previn released six acclaimed albums of original songs, including ON MY WAY TO WHERE, MARY C. BROWN AND THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN, MYTHICAL KINGS AND IGUANAS and REFLECTIONS IN A MUD PUDDLE. She was the lyricist of several Oscar nominated songs, including "You're Gonna Hear From Me" and "Come Saturday Morning".
Vineyard Theatre is one of the nation's leading non-profit theatre companies, now in its 31st year. Dedicated to the creation and production of daring new plays and musicals, The Vineyard has consistently premiered provocative, groundbreaking works, including Nicky Silver's THE LYONS; Marx, Lopez and Whitty's Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q; Kander and Ebb's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS; Bell and Bowen's [title of show]; Paula Vogel's HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE (1998 Pulitzer Prize); Edward Albee's THREE TALL WOMEN (1994 Pulitzer Prize); Tarell Alvin McCraney's WIG OUT!; Will Eno's MIDDLETOWN, and many more. The Vineyard's productions have been honored with two Pulitzer Prizes, three Tony Awards, and numerous Drama Desk, OBIES, Outer Critics Circle and Lucille Lortel Awards.Photo Credit: Jessica Fallon Gordon
Veanne Cox and guest