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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!

The American Theatre Wing just held its Centennial Gala last night, September 18th, celebrating the power of musical theater in American life over the past 100 years.

As previously announced, the gala featured performances by Natalie Cortez, Evie Dolan, Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Rebecca Luker, Beth Malone, Howard McGillin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Laura Osnes and Taylor Trensch. Honorary Hosts included David Burtka & Neil Patrick Harris, Julie Chen & Leslie Moonves, Lea DeLaria, Whoopi Goldberg, and LaTanya Richardson Jackson & Samuel L. Jackson. CeCe Black, Nicole Eisenberg, Anki Leeds, Marva A. Smalls, and Nadine Wong serve as Gala Chairs.

The funds raised at the Gala provide vital support for the Wing's programs, which champion theatrical excellence at every stage and ensure that American Theatre has a dynamic and diverse future.

One hundred years ago, on the eve of America's entry into World War I, seven suffragettes-all women of the theatre-came together to form The Stage Women's War Relief. A century later, the spirit and vision behind the founding of American Theatre Wingremains a touchstone for all we do. The Wing continues to champion bravery, with a focus on developing the next generation of brave artists. We envision an American Theatre that is as vital, multi-faceted, and diverse as the American people.

The Wing's programs span the nation to invest in the growth and evolution of American Theatre. We provide theatre education opportunities for underserved students through the Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative, develop the next generation of theatre professionals through the SpringboardNYC and Theatre Intern Network programs, incubate innovative theatre across the country through the National Theatre Company Grants, foster the song of American Theatre through the Jonathan Larson Grants, honor the best in New York theatrical design with the Henry Hewes Design Award, and illuminate the creative process through the Emmy-nominated "Working in the Theatre" documentary series. In addition to founding the Tony Awards which are co-presented with The Broadway League, the American Theatre Wing co-presents the Obie Awards, Off Broadway's Highest Honor, with The Village Voice.

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the red carpet below!

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Janelle McDermoth

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Janelle McDermoth

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Jamie deRoy

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Jamie deRoy

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Felix Cisneros III, Heather Hitchens

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Felix Cisneros III, Heather Hitchens

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Brandon Victor Dixon

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Brandon Victor Dixon

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Ted Chapin and his daughter

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Ted Chapin and his daughter

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Stewart Lane, Bonnie Comley

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Stewart Lane, Bonnie Comley

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Stephen C. Byrd

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Stephen C. Byrd

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Emilio Sosa, William Ivey Long

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Emilio Sosa, William Ivey Long

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Charlotte St. Martin

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Charlotte St. Martin

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Evie Dolan

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Evie Dolan

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Natalie Cortez

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Natalie Cortez

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Alyse Lo Bianco, Tony Lo Bianco

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Alyse Lo Bianco, Tony Lo Bianco

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Lia Vollack

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Derek McLane

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Derek McLane

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Lea DeLaria

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Lea DeLaria

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Julie Taymor

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Julie Taymor

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Nadine Wong, Marva A. Smalls, David Henry Hwang, CeCe Black, Anki Leeds, Heather Hitchens

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Cast members of THE LION KING

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Rebecca Luker, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Allyson Tucker

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Rebecca Luker, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Allyson Tucker

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Brent Tworetzky, Randi Zuckerberg

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Brent Tworetzky, Randi Zuckerberg

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Rebecca Luker

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Rebecca Luker

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Beth Malone

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Beth Malone

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
James Higgins

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
James Higgins

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
David Henry Hwang, Nicole Eisenberg, Heather Hitchens

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
David Henry Hwang, Nicole Eisenberg, Heather Hitchens

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Stephen Eisenberg, Nicole Eisenberg

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Stephen Eisenberg, Nicole Eisenberg

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Richard Samson, Howard McGillin

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Richard Samson, Howard McGillin

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Adam Kantor

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Adam Kantor

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Sergio Trujillo, Jack Noseworthy

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Sergio Trujillo, Jack Noseworthy

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Leah Lane

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Bobby Cannavale

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Pamela Barbey, Peter D. Barbey

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Pamela Barbey, Peter D. Barbey

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Liz Claman

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Liz Claman

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Samuel L. Jackson, LaTanya Richardson Jackson

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Brad Walsh, Christian Siriano

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Brad Walsh, Christian Siriano

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Ingrid Rossellini, Pia Lindstrom, Isabella Rossellini

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Ingrid Rossellini, Pia Lindstrom, Isabella Rossellini

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Lucy Liu

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Lucy Liu

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Susan Benedetto, Tony Bennett

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Susan Benedetto, Tony Bennett

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Margo Nederlander, James L. Nederlander

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Margo Nederlander, James L. Nederlander

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Nicole Eisenberg, Cristian Siriano

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Tony Bennett, Lucy Liu

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Norm Lewis

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Norm Lewis

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Daryl Roth

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Daryl Roth

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Pauletta Washington, Emilio Sosa, Anna Maria Horsford

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Pauletta Washington, Emilio Sosa, Anna Maria Horsford

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Anna Maria Horsford

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
Anna Maria Horsford

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
George Faison and guest

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
George Faison and guest

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