Photo Flash: Sierra Boggess, Norm Lewis & More Honor Hal Prince at Symphony Space's 2015 Gala
Symphony Space's 2015 gala celebrated Broadway impresario Harold Prince with a star-studded musical tribute to the legendary 21 time Tony Award-winning producer/director on May 18, at Capitale. Danny Burstein hosted the evening, which featured performances by Kate Baldwin, Sierra Boggess, Santino Fontana, Jeremy Jordan, Ramin Karimloo, Norm Lewis,Rebecca Luker, Laura Osnes, and Chita Rivera. Check out a look back below!
Gala co-chairs included Claire Aidem, Theodore S. Chapin,James Naughton, and Jeremy Smith. The honorary co-chairs are Jason Robert Brown, Carol Burnett, Sheldon Harnick,John Kander, Linda Lavin, Stephen Sondheim, and Andrew Lloyd Webber.
Prince directed the original productions of Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, The Phantom of the Opera, She Loves Me, Company, Follies, Candide, Pacific Overtures, Evita, Parade, LoveMusik, and Paradise Found. Before becoming a director, Prince's productions included The Pajama Game, Damn Yankees, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Fiorello! and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. Among the plays he has directed are Hollywood Arms, The Visit, The Great God Brown, End of the World, Play Memory and his own play, Grandchild of Kings. He prepared a new version of Phantom, which is running in Las Vegas at the Venetian Hotel. He is the recipient of 21 Tony Awards.
Photos are by Rahav Segev