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Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala

Theatre Forward and Chairman John Thomopoulos last night held its celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala at The Pierre (2 East 61st Street). The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the work of Theatre Forward, which recently celebrated its 40th Anniversary season, and is dedicated to advancing American theatres and its communities through its Educating Through Theatre and Advancing Strong Theatre initiatives.

Academy Award Nominee, Tony, SAG, Emmy, Golden Globe and Olivier Award winner Bryan Cranston was honored with the Theatre Artist Award. Dorsey And Whitney LLP received the Corporate Leadership Award, accepted by Partner Robert A. Rosenbaum. Theatre Forward Board Member, Pamela Farr and Buford Alexander were honored with the Theatre Forward Leadership Award.

Guthrie Theater Artistic Director Joseph Haj, presented the Corporate Leadership Award to Dorsey and Whitney LLP. The Old Globe Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein, presented the Theatre Forward Leadership Award to Pamela Farr and Buford Alexander.

Check out the photos below!

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Tony Goldwyn

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Tony Goldwyn

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Tony Goldwyn

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Tony Goldwyn

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Tony Goldwyn

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Tony Goldwyn

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Robin Dearden

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Robin Dearden

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Pamela Farr and Buford Alexander

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston, Pamela Farr, Buford Alexander and Tony Goldwyn

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Ty Defoe

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Ty Defoe

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Ty Defoe

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Ty Defoe and Joseph Haj

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Joseph Haj, Kate Freer and Ty Defoe

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Ty Defoe and Kate Freer

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Ty Defoe and Kate Freer

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Jeremy Pope

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Jeremy Pope

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Jeremy Pope

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Jeremy Pope

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Orfeh

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Orfeh

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
AureLia Williams

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
AureLia Williams

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
AureLia Williams

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
George Salazar

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
George Salazar

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
George Salazar

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
George Salazar

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Joe Iconis

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Joe Iconis

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Joe Iconis

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Joe Iconis and George Salazar

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Joe Iconis and George Salazar

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Joe Iconis and George Salazar

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Joe Iconis and George Salazar

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Joseph Haj

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Buford Alexander, Pamela Farr and Bryan Cranston

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Jessica Kent, George Salazar, Joe Iconis and Jennifer Ashley Tepper

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Jessica Kent, George Salazar, Joe Iconis and Jennifer Ashley Tepper

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
ReGina Taylor

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
ReGina Taylor

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
ReGina Taylor

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Orfeh and Paula Wagner

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Orfeh and Paula Wagner

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Joe Iconis, George Salazar, Orfeh and Jeremy Pope

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Joe Iconis, George Salazar, Orfeh and Jeremy Pope

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Paula Wagner & husband Rick Nicita

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Paula Wagner & husband Rick Nicita

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Matilda Cuomo

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Jeremy Pope

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Jeremy Pope

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Jeremy Pope

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Jeremy Pope

Photo Coverage: Inside the Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards 2019 Gala
Bryan Cranston and Jeremy Pope

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