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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Pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel


Actress Shirley MacLaine


Opera singer Martina Arroyo


Musician and songwriter Carlos Santana


Musician and songwriter Carlos Santana, President and Mrs. Obama


Glenn Close


Garth Brooks


Garth Brooks


Tony Bennett


Pictured L-R: Anna Kendrick, Patina Miller, Sutton Foster, and Karen Olivo


Pictured L-R: Anna Kendrick, Patina Miller, Sutton Foster, and Karen Olivo


Pictured L-R: Sutton Foster, Karen Olivo, Anna Kendrick, and Patina Miller


Anna Kendrick


Anna Kendrick


Anna Kendrick


Anna Kendrick


Karen Olivo


Patina Miller


Patina Miller


Patina Miller


Sutton Foster


Sutton Foster


Sutton Foster


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Kathy Bates


Snoop Dogg


Pictured L-R: Ryan Speedo Green, Chantelle Grant, Joseph Calleja; Sondra Radvanovsky, Robert Kerr, and Yuriy Yurchuk


Steven Winwood


Buddy Guy


Pictured L-R: Juanes, Fher Olvera, and Tom Morello.


Pictured L-R: Juanes, Fher Olvera, and Tom Morello.


Glenn Close

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