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Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala

Each year, The Drama League's one-night-only gala concert at NYC's famed Rainbow Room boasts an incredible roster of Broadway's biggest and brightest stars, performing favorite songs from Broadway seasons past and present. The musical revue is the highlight of The Drama League's annual benefit gala at Rockefeller Center's breathtaking Rainbow Room. 

Directed by Johanna McKeon and Roger Danforth, and choreographed by Tony Award winner Cady Huffman, "A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY" was written by Stephen Cole and featured musical direction by David Krane. The gala evening took place on Monday, February 2nd and BroadwayWorld's cameras were there!

In addition to honoring Broadway producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, the gala also celebrated the 25th Anniversary of The Drama League Directors Project, the nation's leading career development program for early and mid-career theatre directors. Founded by former Drama League President Julia Hansen, The Directors Project is aimed at identifying and helping young, talented directors to bridge the gap between academic training and professional success.

Through its partnerships with professional theatres across the U.S. and its commitment to ongoing career development, The Directors Project uniquely supports aspiring theatre artists in America. Notable alumni of The Directors Project include Christopher Ashley, Mark Brokaw, Michael Mayer, Diane Paulus, John Rando and Alex Timbers.

All proceeds from "A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY" support The Drama League, which was founded in 1916 as an association of theatre professionals and patrons dedicated to encouraging the finest in professional theatre and has since then developed into the theatre's premiere service organization.

Jano Herbosch is President of the Drama League. Roger Danforth and Gabriel Shanks sever as Co-Executive Directors. For more information, please visit www.dramaleague.org.

Photos by Linda Lenzi

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Gala Honorees Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Bonnie Comley wearing designer Bob Mackie

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Stewart F. Lane, Lenny Lane, Frankie Lane, Bonnie Comley, Leah Lane and Harlyn Lane

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Eliana Lane and Harlyn Lane

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Lenny Lane and Frankie Lane

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Ce Ce Black and Bonnie Comley

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Drama League President Jano Hersbosch

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Jano Hersbosch, Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Julie Halston

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
David Scala (OBC La Cage aux Folles), Stewart F. Lane and Sam Singhaus (OBC La Cage aux Folles)

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
David Scala, Stewart F. Lane and Sam Singhaus

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley and Keith Carradine (OBC The Will Robers Follies)

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
James Barbour

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Cady Huffman (OBC La Cage Aux Folles, The Will Rogers Follies)

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Cady Huffman

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
OBC The Will Rogers Follies Eileen Grace, Amiee Turner, Cady Huffman, Keith Carradine, Sally Mae Dunn and Toni Georgiana

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Eileen Grace, Amiee Turner, Cady Huffman, Keith Carradine, Sally Mae Dunn and Toni Georgiana

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley and James L. Nederlander

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Kate Mulgrew

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
OBC La Cage aux Folles; Front Row: David Engel, Paige Turner (David Scala), Betsy Craig,
Sydney Anderson, Mark Waldrop and Cady Huffman
Back Row: John Weiner, Michael McKee, Eric Lamp, Miss Sammy (Sam Singhaus), David Klatt and  
Jan Leigh Herndon

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
David Engel, Paige Turner (David Scala), Betsy Craig, Sydney Anderson,
Mark WaldropCady HuffmanJohn Weiner, Michael McKee, Eric Lamp, Miss Sammy (Sam Singhaus), David Klatt and Jan Leigh Herndon

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
HAIR cast members Andrew Kober, Saycon Sengbloh, Darius Nichols, Allison Case, Tommar Wilson and Kacie Sheik

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Eloise Mumford (Speed the Plow)

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Eloise Mumford

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Gavin Creel (HAIR)

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Gavin Creel

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Brian Stokes Mitchell and Allyson Tucker

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Bonnie Comley, Stewart F. Lane and Allyson Tucker

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Stewart F. Lane, Leah Lane and Bonnie Comley

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chita Rivera and Allyson Tucker

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Co-Host Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Chita Rivera, Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley and Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Chita Rivera, Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley and Donna Murphy

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Daphne Rubin-Vega

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Daphne Rubin-Vega

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Lee Roy Reams

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Lee Roy Reams

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Donna Murphy and Daphne Rubin-Vega

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Lee Roy Reams and Stewart F. Lane

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Saycon Sengbloh

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Saycon Sengbloh, Darius Nichols, Tommar Wilson, Allison Case, Kacie Sheik and Andrew Kober

Photo Coverage: Drama League 'A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY' Gala
Saycon Sengbloh, Tommar Wilson, Andrew Kober, Kacie Sheik, Tommar Wilson, Allison Case and Gavin Creel



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