Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One

"Nothing Like a Dame: A Party for Comden and Green" the annual all-star concert benefiting the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative took place on Monday, November 1, 2010 7:30 p.m. at The Laura Pels Theater in midtown Manhattan 111 W. 46th St..

"Nothing Like a Dame: A Party for Comden and Green" celebrates the six-decade collaboration of Tony Award-winning and Oscar-nominated writing duo of Betty Comden and Adolph Green, who together produced some of the most beloved and successful Hollywood musicals and Broadway shows of the mid-20th century, including On the Town, Wonderful Town, Do Re Mi, Subways Are for Sleeping, Bells are Ringing, Hallelujah, Baby!, Applause, Lorelei, On the Twentieth Century and The Will Rogers Follies, as well as screenplays for On the Town, The Band Wagon, Auntie Mame and Singin' in the Rain.

The Actors Fund is a national human services organization that helps everyone - performers and those behind the scenes - who works in performing arts and entertainment, helping close to 12,000 people directly each year, and hundreds of thousands online. Serving professionals in film, theatre, television, music, opera, radio and dance, The Fund's programs include social services and emergency assistance, health care and insurance, housing, and employment and training services. With offices in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, The Actors Fund has - for over 125 years - been a safety net for those in need, crisis or transition. Visit www.actorsfund.org.

Photos by Walter McBride / WM Photos

 

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Betty Comden & Adolph Green

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Stage & Set Atmosphere

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Stage & Set Atmosphere

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Stage & Set Atmosphere

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Larry Yurman, Ray Kilday & Ray Marchica

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Phyllis Newman & Larry Yurman

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Nancy Anderson

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Howard McGillin & Nancy Anderson

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Howard McGillin & Nancy Anderson

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Howard McGillin & Nancy Anderson

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Charles Busch

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Charles Busch

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Mario Cantone

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Mario Cantone

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Mario Cantone

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Mario Cantone

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Mario Cantone

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Mario Cantone

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Mario Cantone

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Mario Cantone

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Victoria Clark

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Victoria Clark

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Victoria Clark

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Mary Testa & Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Mary Testa, Debbie Gravitte, Marc Kudisch, Aaron Lazar & Donna McKechnie

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte, Mary Testa, Marc Kudisch, Donna McKechnie & Aaron Lazar

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte, Mary Testa, Donna McKechnie & Aaron Lazar

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Debbie Gravitte

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Aaron Lazar, Marc Kudisch & Howard McGillin

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Aaron Lazar, Marc Kudisch & Howard McGillin

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Aaron Lazar, Marc Kudisch & Howard McGillin

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Aaron Lazar, Marc Kudisch & Howard McGillin

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka & Nancy Anderson

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka & Nancy Anderson

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Liz Larsen

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Liz Larsen

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Liz Larsen

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Aaron Lazar

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Marc Kudisch & Aaron Lazar

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Marc Kudisch

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Marc Kudisch

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Marc Kudisch

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Marc Kudisch

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Marc Kudisch

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Jennifer Barnhart & Rick Lyon with Betty Comden & Adolph Green puppets

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Jennifer Barnhart & Rick Lyon with Betty Comden & Adolph Green puppets

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Jennifer Barnhart & Rick Lyon with Betty Comden & Adolph Green puppets

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Jennifer Barnhart & Rick Lyon with Betty Comden & Adolph Green puppets

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Jennifer Barnhart & Rick Lyon with Betty Comden & Adolph Green puppets

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One
Jennifer Barnhart & Rick Lyon with Betty Comden & Adolph Green puppets

Photo Coverage: NOTHING LIKE A DAME - Part One

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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.