Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!

Manhattan Theatre Club presented their annual Spring Gala last night, May 20 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street). This year's gala featured special appearances by MTC stars Judith Light (The Assembled Parties), S. Epatha Merkerson (Come Back, Little Sheba), Bebe Neuwirth (Golden Age), and Jennifer Westfeldt (The Explorers Club).

This year's gala also featured performances from many of the most acclaimed new productions of the season including: Annie, MTC's upcoming American premiere production of Choir Boy, Cinderella, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Motown, MTC's acclaimed production of Murder Ballad, Old Jews Telling Jokes and Pippin.

MTC Board members Glenn A. Britt, Marie T. Gallagher, Joseph H. Gelberman, Ann M. Limberg, and Peter J. Solomon are co-chairs of the event.

Photos by Walter McBride

high res photos

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Laura Osnes

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Matthew James Thomas

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Annaleigh Ashford

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Curt Bouril

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Charl Brown

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Chauntee Schuler Irving

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
S. Epatha Merkerson

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Matthew James Thomas

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Laura Osnes

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Laura Osnes

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Laura Osnes

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Annaleigh Ashford

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Annaleigh Ashford

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Annaleigh Ashford

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Matthew James Thomas

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Maurice Murphy

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Maurice Murphy

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Taylor Richardson

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Chauntee Schuler Irving

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Santino Fontana

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
S. Epatha Merkerson

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Laura Osnes

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Laura Osnes

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Bebe Neuwirth

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Jennifer Westfeldt

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Curt Bouril

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Charl Brown

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Annaleigh Ashford

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Annaleigh Ashford

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Maurice Murphy

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Taylor Richardson

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Matthew James Thomas

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Santino Fontana

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Chauntee Schuler Irving

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Matthew James Thomas

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Santino Fontana, Laura Osnes

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Todd Sussman, Audrey Lynn Weston, Marilyn Sokol, Bill Army

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Todd Sussman, Audrey Lynn Weston, Marilyn Sokol, Bill Army

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
The cast of 'Matilda'

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
The cast of 'Matilda'

Photo Coverage: The Stars Hit the Red Carpet for Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala!
Santino Fontana, Laura Osnes

high res photos



Comment & Share



About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
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.