Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its annual Spring Gala an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special evening highlighting some of Broadway's most exciting shows. The special night featured performances by Fantasia Barrino, Adam Jacobs, James Monroe Iglehart, Kelli O'Hara, Nick Cordero, Brooks Ashmanskas, Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham, Lena Hall, Caissie Levy, Andy Karl and more. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night an you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet below!

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Lynne Meadow and Executive Producer Barry Grove, MTC has become one of the country's most prominent and prestigious theatre companies. Over the past three decades, MTC productions have earned a total of 17 Tony Awards and six Pulitzer Prizes, an accomplishment unparalleled by a New York theatrical institution.

MTC has a Broadway home at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) and an Off-Broadway theatre at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street). Renowned MTC productions include Time Stands Still; The Royal Family; Ruined; The American Plan; Come Back, Little Sheba; Blackbird;Translations; Shining City; Rabbit Hole; Doubt; Proof; The Tale of the Allergist's Wife; Love! Valour! Compassion!; A Small Family Business; Sylvia; Putting It Together; Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune; Crimes of the Heart; andAin't Misbehavin

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Michael Bloomberg

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Michael Bloomberg

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Judith Light

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Judith Light

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Michael Bloomberg and Judith Light

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Michael Bloomberg and Judith Light

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Michael Bloomberg and Judith Light

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Cindy Secunda and Tom Secunda

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Tom Secunda, Michael Bloomberg and Judith Light

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Tom Secunda and Michael Bloomberg

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Tom Secunda and Michael Bloomberg

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Barry Grove, Cindy Secunda, Tom Secunda and Lynne Meadow

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Lynne Meadow and Judith Ligjht

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Josh Lucas

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Marc Bruni

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Sebastian Arcelus

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Sebastian Arcelus

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Brian J. Smith

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Wesley Taylor and Krysta Rodriguez

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Wesley Taylor and Krysta Rodriguez

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Danny Burstein and Rebecca Luker

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Danny Burstein and Rebecca Luker

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Danny Burstein and Rebecca Luker

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Clifton Davis

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Casey Nichols

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Clifton Davis and Casey Nichols

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Chad Beguelin

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Margaret Colin

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Margaret Colin & son

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Reed Birney

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Paula DeRosa and Shuler Hensley

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Will Chase and Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Debra Messing and Harvey Fierstein

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Debra Messing and Harvey Fierstein

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Will Chase, Debra Messing and Harvey Fierstein

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Will Chase, Debra Messing and Harvey Fierstein

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Kelli O'Hara

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Kelli O'Hara

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Kelli O'Hara

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Kelli O'Hara

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Kelli O'Hara

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Jared Grimes

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Jared Grimes

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Stephen Trask

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Stephen Trask

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Nick Cordero

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Nick Cordero

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Brooks Ashmanskas and Nick Cordero

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Brooks Ashmanskas and Nick Cordero with the cast of 'Bullets Over Broadway'

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Caissie Levy

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Caissie Levy

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Caissie Levy

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Lena Hall

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Lena Hall

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Stephen Trask and Lena Hall

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Stephen Trask and Lena Hall

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Stephen Trask and Lena Hall

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Benjamin Scheuer

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Adam Jacobs

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Andy Karl

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Harvey Fierstein

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Bryce Pinkham

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Jefferson Mays

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Bryce Pinkham and Jefferson Mays

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Bryce Pinkham, Steven Lutvak and Jefferson Mays

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
James Monroe Iglehart and Adam Jacobs

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
James Monroe Iglehart, Alan Menken and Adam Jacobs

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Courtney Reed

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Courtney Reed and Adam Jacobs

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Courtney Reed and Adam Jacobs

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
'Beautiful' cast members: E. Clayton Cornelius, Douglas Lyons, James Harkness and Alan Wiggins

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
'Beautiful' cast members: E. Clayton Cornelius, Douglas Lyons, James Harkness and Alan Wiggins

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Will Chase

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Will Chase

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Will Chase and Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Will Chase and Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Will Chase and Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Will Chase and Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Will Chase and Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Kelli O'Hara

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Kelli O'Hara

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Lena Hall

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Lena Hall

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Caissie Levy

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Caissie Levy

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Judith Light

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Judith Light

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Judith Light

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Sebastian Arcelus

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Margaret Colin

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
James Monroe Iglehart

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Andy Karl

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Courtney Reed

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Jefferson Mays

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Bryce Pinkham

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Harvey Fierstein

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Krysta Rodriguez

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Santino Fontana

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Brian J. Smith

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Marc Bruni

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Debra Messing

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for MTC's Spring Gala with Debra Messing, Judith Light & More!
Debra Messing

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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.