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Photos: Point Foundation Honors Jonathan Groff & Jeffrey Tambor

Point Foundation (Point) just honored actor Jonathan Groff, with the Point HORIZON Award. The Award recognizes a young trailblazer who has taken a leadership role as an advocate of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. Groff, currently starring in HBO's critically acclaimed series "Looking" and appearing in the Public Theater's hit musical "Hamilton," was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in "Spring Awakening." BroadwayWorld takes you inside the ceremony below!

The gala program also featured the presentation of the Point Courage Award to actor Jeffrey Tambor. The evening is a benefit for Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit.

The Co-Chairs for Point Honors are Brunson Green, Herb Hamsher, and Judith Light. Some of Point's 80 current scholars and 187 alumni will be present at the event to share with the audience their inspiring stories about how they have overcome challenges to get their higher education degrees. Information about attending or supporting Point Honors is at www.pointfoundation.org/HonorsNY15.

Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential despite the obstacles often put before them to make a significant impact on society. Since 2001, Point has invested $18 million in the education and support of Point Scholars. Point Foundation promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training. www.pointfoundation.org

Photo Credit: Linda Lenzi


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