Photo Coverage: On the American Theatre Wing Gala Red Carpet with Honoree Harold Prince & More!

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The American Theatre Wing (William Ivey Long, Chair; Heather Hitchens, Executive Director) announced today that its annual gala, held last night at the Plaza Hotel, was the most successful in the organization's history, raising nearly $700,000 (besting the previous record, which was set in 2012, by approximately $100,000). All proceeds from the evening will benefit the education and outreach programs of the American Theatre Wing, which include SpringboardNYC, the Theatre Intern Group, the National Theatre Company Grants and the Jonathan Larson Grants, and will also support free access for students, aspiring professionals, and the general public to programming on AmericanTheatreWing.org, including the long running television show "Working in the Theatre."

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet below!

The sold-out, black-tie event was held at The Plaza Hotel and honored legendary director and producer Harold Prince for his lifelong dedication and invaluable contributions to the theatrical community. The evening's program featured a selection of numbers from Harold Prince-affiliated shows, performed by a glittering array of Broadway stars, including Glenn Close, Santino Fontana, Sierra Boggess, Emily Skinner, Richard Kind, Jim Wann, and LaChanze. Angela Lansbury presented Mr. Prince with his honor.

Among the approximately 450 guests in attendance were Patrick Stewart, Alan Cumming, Kim Cattrall, Star Jones, Tyne Daly, Oliver Platt, John Benjamin Hickey, Shuler Hensley, Judy Kaye, Liz Claman, Pia Lindstrom, and Jo Sullivan Loesser.

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Hal Prince


Glenn Close


Glenn Close


Glenn Close


Judy Kaye


Judy Kaye


Felix Cisneros III and Heather Hitchens


Felix Cisneros III and Heather Hitchens


William Ivey Long and Hal Prince


William Ivey Long, Hal Prince and Heather Hitchens


William Ivey Long, Hal Prince and Heather Hitchens


William Ivey Long, Hal Prince and Heather Hitchens


Pia Lindstrom and Tony Walton


Pia Lindstrom and Tony Walton


Rebecca Luker and Danny Burstein


Jamie deRoy


Patrick Stewart with wife Sunny Ozell


Patrick Stewart with wife Sunny Ozell


Sierra Boggess


Sierra Boggess


Shuler Hensley and Paula DeRosa


Kim Cattrall


Kim Cattrall and David Bruson


LaChanze and Norm Lewis


LaChanze and Norm Lewis


LaChanze and Norm Lewis


Chantel Riley


Chantel Riley


Chantel Riley and Aaron Nelson


Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley


Emily Skinner


Nathan Johnson and Laura Osnes


Nathan Johnson and Laura Osnes

Photo Coverage: On the American Theatre Wing Gala Red Carpet with Honoree Harold Prince & More!
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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.


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