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Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, honored entertainment lawyer and New Dramatists Chairman of the Board Seth Gelblum with their 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 64th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, held today, May 21 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Among those performing tributes were Tony Award nominee Keith Carradine (Hands on a Hardbody, The Will Rogers Follies) and Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline, or Change; Jelly's Last Jam). The event co-chairs are Roger Berlind, Roy Furman, and Barry and Fran Weissler. View photos below!

Each year, New Dramatists salutes an individual who has made an outstanding artistic contribution to the theatre community. Mr. Gelblum has practiced entertainment law in New York for more than 27 years. For the past 15 years, he has been head of the theatre practice at Loeb & Loeb LLP.

Photos by Walter McBride

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
The New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon honoring Seth Gelblum at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City on May 21, 2013.

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
The New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Vanessa Williams

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Cady Huffman

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Julie Taymor

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Bertie Carvel

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Shalita Grant

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Annaleigh Ashford

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Patina Miller

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Cicely Tyson

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Laura Benanti

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Tonya Pinkins

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Lilla Crawford

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Lauren Ward

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Tom Hanks

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Eisa Davis

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Constantine Maroulis

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Rob McClure

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Charles Randolph-Wright

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Keith Carradine

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Terrence Mann

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Amanda Green

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Tom Sturridge

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Judith Light

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Courtney B. Vance

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Michael Wilson

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Charl Brown

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Jim Dale

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George C. Wolfe

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Pam MacKinnon

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Tom Kitt

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Patina Miller

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Cicely Tyson

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Keala Settle

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Tom Hanks, Justin Paul

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Stark Sands, Annaleigh Ashford

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Tom Hanks

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Joseph Robinette, Benj Pasek, Tom Hanks, Justin Paul

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Tom Hanks, Justin Paul, Benj Pasek

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Shalita Grant

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Charl Brown

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Laura Benanti

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Cady Huffman

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Lilla Crawford

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Lauren Ward

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Annaleigh Ashford

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Tonya Pinkins

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Keala Settle

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Pam MacKinnon

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Vanessa Williams

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Constantine Maroulis

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Patina Miller

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Judith Light

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Charlotte d'Amboise

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Julie Taymor

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Billy Magnussen

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Eisa Davis

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Cicely Tyson

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Charl Brown

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Billy Magnussen

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Annaleigh Ashford

Photo Coverage: Go Behind the Scenes at the New Dramatists 64th Annual Spring Luncheon - Tom Hanks, Patina Miller and More!
Laura Benanti

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Bertie Carvel

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Julie Taymor

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Cady Huffman

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Charlotte d'Amboise

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George C. Wolfe

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Tom Sturridge

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Seth Gelblum with wife

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Jim Dale, Lauren Ward

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Terrence Mann, Charlotte d'Amboise

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Terrence Mann, Charlotte d'Amboise

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Keith Carradine, Keala Settle

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Seth Gelblum, Tonya Pinkins

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Seth Gelblum, Peggy Eisenhauer

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Daryl Roth, Seth Gelblum

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Seth Gelblum, Julie Taymor

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Seth Gelblum, Bertie Carvel

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Lilla Crawford, Seth Gelblum

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Seth Gelblum, Lilla Crawford, Tom Hanks

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Lilla Crawford, Tom Hanks

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Laura Benanti, Seth Gelblum, Cady Huffman

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Daryl Roth, George C. Wolfe, Seth Gelblum, Tonya Pinkins

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Benj Pasek, Seth Gelblum, Joseph Robinette, Justin Paul

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Stark Sands, Annaleigh Ashford, Jerry Mitchell

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Stark Sands, Daryl Roth, Annaleigh Ashford, Jerry Mitchell

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Patina Miller, Terrence Mann, Charlotte d'Amboise

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David Rockwell, Jerry Mitchell

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Devon Abner, HAllie Foote

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Michael Wilson, HAllie Foote

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Amanda Green, Tom Kitt

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Billy Magnussen, Judith Light

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