Photo Coverage: Acting Company Honors Schoenfeld & Lansbury

On Monday, November 12 at the Cipriani Wall Street (55 Wall Street), Gerald Schoenfeld, Board Chairman of The Shubert Organization and The Shubert Foundation, received the Joan Warburg Humanitarian Award from The Acting Company.  Legendary producer Edgar Lansbury was presented with the John Houseman Award honoring his commitment to the development of classical actors and a national audience for the theater. 

Guests in attendance included Robert Cuccioli, Tyne Daly, Clive Davis, Dana Ivey, Marthe Keller, Jack Klugman, Emily Fisher Landau, Angela Lansbury, David Lansbury, Hamish Linklater, Lark Mason, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Enid Nemy, Heather Randall, Don Scardino, David Schramm, Marian Seldes, David Steiner and Sylvia Steiner.

Bernadette Peters gave a special performance in honor of Schoenfeld. Founded 35 years ago by Houseman and current Producing Artistic Director, Margot Harley, The Acting Company has won Obie's, Audelcos and a special Tony award – presenting 127 productions on and off-Broadway and touring all across America. Proceeds of the evening benefit the Company's Literacy Through Theater education programs for students in disadvantaged schools.

Photos by Linda Lenzi

Bernadette Peters in a beautiful Bob Mackie Gown

Bernadette Peters and Recipient of the Joan Warburg Humanitarian Award Gerald Schoenfeld (Board Chairman of the Shubert Organization and the Shubert Foundation

Bernadette Peters, Gerald Schoenfeld and Pat Schoenfeld

Gerald Schoenfeld and Pat Schoenfeld

Pat Schoenfeld, Margot Harley and Marian Seldes

Richard Hester and Michael Mastro

Clive Davis

George Whipple

Jack Klugman

Dana Ivey

Marian Seldes

Dana Ivey and Marian Seldes

Executive Director of the League of American Theatres and Producers Charlotte St. Martin

The Shubert Organization's Robert E. Wankel

Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

Robert Cuccioli

Angela Lansbury and Robert Cuccioli

Robert Cuccioli, Angela Lansbury and Recipient of the John Housman Award Edgar Lansbury

Don Scardino

Gerald Schoenfeld and Margot Harley

Pat Schoenfeld

Gerald Schoenfeld and Marian Seldes

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