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Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS

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Opera singer Martina Arroyo, pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer Herbie Hancock, pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel, actress Shirley MacLaine and musician and songwriter Carlos Santana received honors at THE 36TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, to be broadcast Sunday, Dec. 29 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Below, check out performances by Broadway vets Patina Miller, Sutton Foster and more as they pay tribute to this year's honorees!

The annual Honors Gala has become the highlight of the Washington cultural year, and its broadcast on CBS is a high point of the television season. On Sunday, December 8, in a star-studded celebration on the Kennedy CenterOpera House stage, produced by George Stevens, Jr. and Michael Stevens, the 2013 Honorees were saluted by great performers from New York, Hollywood, and the arts capitals of the world. Seated with the President of the United States and Mrs. Obama, the Honorees accepted the thanks of their peers through performances and tributes.

The President and Mrs. Obama received the Honorees and members of the Artists Committee who nominated them, along with the Kennedy Center Board of Trustees at the White House prior to the gala performance. The 2013 Kennedy Center Honors Gala concluded with a supper dance in the Grand Foyer.

The Kennedy Center Honors medallions was presented on Saturday, December 7, the night before the gala, at a State Department dinner hosted by Secretary of State John Kerry

Photo credit: John Paul Filo/Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS

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Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Actress Shirley MacLaine

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Opera singer Martina Arroyo

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Musician and songwriter Carlos Santana

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Musician and songwriter Carlos Santana, President and Mrs. Obama

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Glenn Close

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Garth Brooks

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Garth Brooks

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Tony Bennett

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Pictured L-R: Anna Kendrick, Patina Miller, Sutton Foster, and Karen Olivo

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Pictured L-R: Anna Kendrick, Patina Miller, Sutton Foster, and Karen Olivo

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Pictured L-R: Sutton Foster, Karen Olivo, Anna Kendrick, and Patina Miller

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Anna Kendrick

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Anna Kendrick

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Anna Kendrick

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Anna Kendrick

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Karen Olivo

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Patina Miller

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Patina Miller

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Patina Miller

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Sutton Foster

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Sutton Foster

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Sutton Foster

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
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Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
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Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Snoop Dogg

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Pictured L-R: Ryan Speedo Green, Chantelle Grant, Joseph Calleja; Sondra Radvanovsky, Robert Kerr, and Yuriy Yurchuk

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Steven Winwood

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Buddy Guy

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Pictured L-R: Juanes, Fher Olvera, and Tom Morello.

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
Pictured L-R: Juanes, Fher Olvera, and Tom Morello.

Photo Flash: Sutton Foster, Patina Miller & More Perform at 36th Annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
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