Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet with Helen Mirren, Jeremy Irons & More at the Roundabout Spring Gala

Last night, Roundabout Theatre Company honored Sam Mendes with the Jason Roberts Award for Excellence in Theatre. The criterion for this award is to have made an "indelible impact on the theatre world." The award was named after the founder of Roundabout and is given each year in remembrance of his own impact on the theatre world.

BroadwayWorld wa sthere for the special night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals below!

Sam Mendes is a notable director whose career has spanned both Broadway and the West End. His most recent project was the 2014 Broadway Revival of Cabaret. He also directed the premiere of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, currently running on the West End. He also directed the 2003 Broadway Revival of Gypsy and the West End's 1998 Company.

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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.