Photo Coverage: Theatre Wing Honors Channing, Jones, Tune

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Tony Award-winners Carol Channing (Hello, Dolly!, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), James Earl Jones (On Golden Pond, Fences, The Great White Hope; Star Wars) and Tommy Tune (The Will Rogers Follies, Grand Hotel, Nine, My One and Only) were honored by the American Theatre Wing in a benefit at Cipriani 42nd Street on Monday, June 4th.

"Dedicated to celebrating excellence and supporting education in the theatre, The American Theatre Wing has been an integral and influential part of the theatrical community for the better part of seven decades. Adapting its activities for each successive theatrical generation, ATW focuses today or programs and activities which help students, audiences and members of the theatrical community itself to learn more about what makes theatre tick from the people who make it so vital," states the organization's website.  "Best known for its creation and operation of The Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards, in partnership with the League of American Theatres and Producers, ATW has created a national platform for the recognition of theatrical achievement on Broadway."

Sondra Gilman is Chairman, Doug Leeds is President and Howard Sherman is Executive Director of the American Theatre Wing.

Visit www.americantheatrewing.org for more information.

 
Sondra Gilman and Doug Leeds


Carol Channing and Tommy Tune


Tommy Tune


John Cullum


Lucie Arnaz


Lucie Arnaz


Tommy Tune and Lucie Arnaz


Tommy Tune and Lucie Arnaz


Carol Channing


Tommy Tune


Raul Esparza


Phil Smith and Tricia Walsh-Smith


Josh Strickland and Jenn Gambatese


Jenn Gambatese


Josh Strickland


James Earl Jones


Doug Leeds, James Earl Jones with wife Cecilia Hart and Sondra Gilman


James Earl Jones


James Earl Jones


David Henry Hwang


"60 Minutes"' Morley Safer


Jane Alexander


Rupert Holmes


Fran Weissler


James Earl Jones, Carol Channing and Tommy Tune


James Earl Jones and Jane Alexander


Carol Channing and husband Harry Kullijian


Carol Channing and Harry Kullijian


Tamara Tunie and Carol Channing


Tamara Tunie


Roger Rees


Martha Plimpton and Carol Channing

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