Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!

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The beloved Broadway tradition continued yesterday, June 11, as Sardi's added a caricature of Hal Luftig to its legendary walls. Friends including Jerry Mitchell, Billy Porter, Roger Rees, Rick Elice, William Ivey Long, Lawrence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin, Marc Shaiman, Charlotte St. Martin, Charlotte Wilcox, Orfeh, Ted Chapin and more came to celebrate the special event, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the festivities below!

Winner of four Tony Awards and London's Olivier Award, Hal Luftig has worked on and off Broadway for the past 25 years. Broadway: Evita, Catch Me If You Can, Come Fly Away, West Side Story, All My Sons, Legally Blonde, The Times They Are A-Changin', Whoopi,Movin' Out, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Annie Get Your Gun, High Society, The Diary of Anne Frank, The King and I, Moon Over Buffalo, Angels in America, Jelly's Last Jam, The Secret Garden. He is currently developing the new musical The Last Goodbye, an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet featuring the music of Jeff Buckley. Hal has an MFA from Columbia University and an ulcer from tension.

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Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Orfeh and Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Orfeh and Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Rick Elice and Roger Rees

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Owner Max Klimavicius and Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Owner Max Klimavicius and Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Jerry Mitchell, Billy Porter and Marcus Neville

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Jerry Mitchell, Hal Luftig, Billy Porter, Daryl Roth and Andy Kelso

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig and Jennifer Perry

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig and Jennifer Perry

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig, Jerry Mitchell, Billy Porter and Daryl Roth attend the Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig, Jerry Mitchell and Billy Porter

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Roger Rees, Hal Luftig and Rick Elice

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Roger Rees

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Roger Rees, Hal Luftig and Rick Elice

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig with his partner, Stewart Adelson

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig with his partner Stewart Adelson

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Orfeh and Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Orfeh and Hal Luftig

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig with the 'Kinky Boots' Company

Photo Coverage: Producer Hal Luftig Unveils Sardi's Caricature!
Hal Luftig

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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.