Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy

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Abingdon Theatre Company held their special one-night-only gala event on Monday, October 22 at The Edison Ballroom. The evening, honoring two-time Tony Award winner Donna Murphy (Hello, Dolly!; Passion; Wonderful Town), was hosted by Randy Rainbow.

The evening featured an all-star concert performance of Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire's award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever with Nicholas Belton (Carousel), Lisa Brescia(Dear Evan Hansen), Tony Award nominee Liz Callaway(Baby), Lewis Cleale (Book of Mormon), Nikki Renee Daniels(Porgy and Bess), Erin Davie (Side Show), George Dvorsky (Closer Than Ever), Claybourne Elder(Passion),Aaron Kaburick (Hello Dolly!), Jeff Kready(Tootsie), Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita(Matilda), Bonnie Milligan (Head Over Heels), Julia Murney (The Wild Party), Kyle Taylor Parker (Smokey Joe's Cafe), two-time Tony Award nominee David Pittu (Lovemusik), Conor Ryan(Desperate Measures), Justin Sargent (Jesus Christ Superstar Live NBC), Carrie St. Louis(Kinky Boots), Joey Taranto (Kinky Boots), two-time Tony Award nominee Mary Testa (Oklahoma!) and Alysha Umphress (Smokey Joe's Cafe).

BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos below!

Abingdon Theatre Company is dedicated to developing and producing new American work by emerging and established artists. Under the artistic direction of Tony Speciale, the company provides an intimate home where artists can collaborate within a supporting and nurturing environment. Abingdon searches for stories about the human experience that bravely reflect, challenge and celebrate the ever-evolving world in which we live. To date, the company has collaborated with more than 200 playwrights, produced 92 New York and world-premieres, presented more than 700 readings, staged over 175 ten-minute plays, and commissioned 6 one-act plays. Notable artists who have worked at Abingdon include Carl Andress, Bryan Batt, Reed Birney, Anne Bogart and Siti Company, Robert Brustein, Mario Cantone, Jeff Croiter, Maxwell Caulfield, Dick Cavett, Jocelyn Clarke, Philip Dawkins, Eve Ensler, John Epperson, Jane Greenwood, Chisa Hutchinson, Arthur Kopit, James Lecesne, Ralph Macchio, Roberta Maxwell, Charles Mee, Jason O'Connell, Nancy Opel, Austin Pendleton, Sam Pinkleton, Lanie Robertson, Marcia Rodd, Mfoniso Udofia and Michael Weller. Abingdon's 2014 production of Brian Richard Mori's Hellman v. McCarthy was filmed and presented by WNET as part of its inaugural Theatre Close Up series. abingdontheatre.org

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Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Abingdon Theatre Company Gala honoring Donna Murphy on October 22, 2018 at the Edison Ballroom in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Abingdon Theatre Company Gala honoring Donna Murphy

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Host Randy Rainbow

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Donna Murphy

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Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Donna Murphy

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Donna Murphy with her daughter

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Donna Murphy with her daughter

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Chad Austin and Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Chad Austin and Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Randy Rainbow

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Randy Rainbow

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Deidre Goodwin

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Kevin David Thomas

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Kevin David Thomas, Deidre Goodwin and Chad Austin

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Bonnie Milligan

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Bonnie Milligan

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Bonnie Milligan

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Bonnie Milligan

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Kyle Taylor Parker

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Kyle Taylor Parker

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Kyle Taylor Parker

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Liz Callaway

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Liz Callaway

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Gabriel Bernal

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Gabriel Bernal

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Justin Sargent

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Justin Sargent

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Justin Sargent

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Lesli Margherita

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Lesli Margherita

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Conor Ryan

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Conor Ryan

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Conor Ryan

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Rachel Potter

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Rachel Potter

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Rachel Potter

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Aaron Kaburick

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Aaron Kaburick

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Nicholas Belton

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Nicholas Belton

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Nicholas Belton

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Joey Taranto

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Joey Taranto

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Joey Taranto

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Raquel Tilo

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Raquel Tilo

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Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire

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David Shire

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Richard Maltby Jr.

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Claybourne Elder

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Claybourne Elder

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Claybourne Elder

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Claybourne Elder

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Kylan Ross

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Kylan Ross

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Emma McGlinchey

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Emma McGlinchey

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Emma McGlinchey

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Nikki Renee Daniels

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Jeff Kready and Nikki Renee Daniels

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Nikki Renee Daniels

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Nikki Renee Daniels

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Jeff Kready

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Jeff Kready

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Jeff Kready and Nikki Renee Daniels

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Albert Guerzon, Jeffrey Gorti, Josh Walden and Jody Reynard

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Albert Guerzon, Jeffrey Gorti, Josh Walden and Jody Reynard

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Donna Murphy

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Richard Maltby Jr., Donna Murphy and David Shire

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Richard Maltby Jr., Donna Murphy and David Shire

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Richard Maltby Jr., Donna Murphy and David Shire

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Chad Austin, Deidre Goodwin, Richard Maltby Jr., Donna Murphy, David Shire and Kevin David Thomas

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Richard Matlby Jr., David Shire and Claybourne Elder

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Donna Murphy with the cast and theater Company Team

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire

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Liz Callaway and Donna Murphy

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Claybourne Elder

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Randy Rainbow and Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Randy Rainbow and Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: Abingdon Theatre Company Gala Honors Donna Murphy
Randy Rainbow and Donna Murphy

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Randy Rainbow and Liz Callaway

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Claybourne Elder and Randy Rainbow

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Donna Murphy with the cast and theater Company Team



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