Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards

The 2015 Lilly Awards were held on June 1, 2015 and celebrated and honored women of distinction in American theater. The Lilly Awards are given out by The Lilly Award Foundation. This years event was hosted by 2015 Tony Award nominee LISA KRON (Fun Home) and it was held at Playwrights Horizons.

This years ceremony honored two-time Tony Award winner CHITA RIVERA (Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Bye, Bye Birdie and West Side Story). Rivera is currently starring on Broadway in the 2015 Tony Award nominated musical THE VISIT. She recieved the first ever Legendary Lilly Award and it was presented to her by four-time Tony Award winner TERRENCE MCNALLY (The Visit, Master Class, Ragtime, Love! Valor! Compassion!, It's Only a Play) and veteran Broadway producer DARYL ROTH (It Shoulda Been You, Clybourne Park, August: Osage County, Kinky Boots) who will recieve the Lilly Lifetime Achievement Award.

2015 Lilly Award winners include choreographer and director Graciela Daniele, playwright Lisa D'Amour (2015 Tony nominee, Airline Highway; Detroit), beloved actor Deirdre O'Connell, founding artistic director of the Musical Theatre Factory Shakina Nayfack, Boo Killebrew, Quincy Tyler Bernstein, and three surprise winners to be announced during the ceremony.

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the Lilly Awards event below.

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Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lisa Kron

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lisa Kron

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Five Play

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Five Play

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Amanda Green

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Tim Sanford

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Marsha Norman and Julia Jordan

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Marsha Norman and Julia Jordan

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Graciela Daniele and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lisa Kron

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lisa Kron

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lisa Kron

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Graciela Daniele and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Graciela Daniele, Chita Rivera and Terrence McNally

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Graciela Daniele and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Shakina Nayfack

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Chita Rivera and Graciela Daniele

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lisa Kron and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Diedre Murray

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jordan Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jordan Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jordan Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jordan Roth and Daryl Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jordan Roth and Daryl Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jordan Roth and Daryl Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jordan Roth and Daryl Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jordan Roth and Daryl Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Daryl Roth and Jordan Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Daryl Roth and Jordan Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jordan Roth and Daryl Roth

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lynne Meadow

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lynne Meadow and Lisa D'Amour

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Cusi Cram

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Cusi Cram and Boo Killebrew

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Boo Killebrew

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Zoe Sarnak, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Shakina Nayfack

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Rebecca Naomi Jones and Shakina Nayfack

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Zoe Sarnak, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Shakina Nayfack

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Julia Jordan, Shakina Nayfack and MarSha Norman

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Shakina Nayfack

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Shakina Nayfack and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Heidi Schreck and Quincy Tyler Bernstein

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Quincy Tyler Bernstein

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Heidi Schreck and Quincy Tyler Bernstein

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Heidi Schreck and Stacey Mindich

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Heidi Schreck

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Linda Chapman

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Linda Chapman, Jim Nicola and MarSha Norman

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jim Nicola and Linda Chapman

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jim Nicola and Linda Chapman

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jim Nicola, Linda Chapman, Julia Jordan and MarSha Norman

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
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Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jim Nicola and Linda Chapman

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jim Nicola and Linda Chapman

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jim Nicola and Linda Chapman

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Jim Nicola and Linda Chapman

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
The 6th Annual LILLY Awards Presentation

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Graciela Daniele and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lynn Ahrens and Graciela Daniele

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Graciela Daniele

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Graciela Daniele

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Deirdre O'Connell

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lisa Kron and Deirdre O'Connell

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lisa Kron and Deirdre O'Connell

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Deirdre O'Connell

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Deirdre O'Connell

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lynn Ahrens

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lynn Ahrens, Graciela Daniele and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Graciela Daniele and Chita Rivera

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lynn Ahrens and Graciela Daniele

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lynn Ahrens and Graciela Daniele

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lynn Ahrens and Graciela Daniele

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lynn Ahrens and Graciela Daniele

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Graciela Daniele

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Graciela Daniele

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Lisa Kron

Photo Coverage: Lisa Kron, Chita Rivera and More Take Center Stage at 6th Annual LILLY Awards
Chita Rivera

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