Photo Coverage: Theatre Wing Honors Channing, Jones, Tune
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."
Visit www.americantheatrewing.org for more information.
"60 Minutes"' Morley Safer