Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli

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Tbe portrait party for Richard Thomas took place on Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 9:30 PM at Tony's di Napoli Restaurant, 147 West 43rd Street, between 6th Avenue and Broadway.

Richard Thomas’s portrait was the first portrait in 2010 to be inducted into the restaurant's prestigious Wall of Fame. Previous inductees include: Daniel Radcliffe, Whoopi Goldberg, Hugh Jackman, David Hyde Pierce, Harry Connick Jr., Cyndi Lauper, Chita Rivera and dozens of others. Click here for more information on the restaurant. 

The unveiling ceremony and party was hosted by restaurateur Bruce Dimpflmaier and emceed by media personality Valerie Smaldone. The the original oil painting was created by "Broadway Wall of Fame" artist Dan May.

Race marks Mr. Thomas' 51st year on Broadway which began at the age of seven in Sunrise at Campobello. Other Broadway credits include: Strange Interlude, The Playroom, Everything in the Garden, Fifth Of July, The Front Page, Democracy, and A Naked Girl On The Appian Way. Additional NY and US credits include: The Seagull, Richard II, Richard III, Hamlet, Peer Gynt, Tiny Alice, Love Letters, Measure For Measure, Midsummer Night's Dream, Saint Joan, Merton of the Movies, Square One, The Count of Monte Cristo, Citizen Tom Paine, Streamers, Danton's Death, Arms and the Man, The Barbarians, La Ronde, Vieux Carre, The Devil's Disciple, The Lisbon Traviata, The Stendhal Syndrome, and Art (London). His most recent performances include: As You Like It (NYSF), Twelve Angry Men (National Tour), and Terrence McNally's Unusual Acts Of Devotion. He regularly performs around the country, A Distant Country Called Youth and Blanche and Beyond from the letters of Tennessee Williams. His over 50 films for television include: "The Red Badge of Courage," "Roots: The Next Generations," "All Quiet on the Western Front," "Living Proof: The Hank Williams Jr. Story," "Common Ground" and "Andre's Mother." TV series include: "It's a Miracle," "Just Cause" and "The Walton's," for which he received the Emmy Award. Films include: Winning, Last Summer, Red Sky at Morning, You'll Like My Mother, 9/30/55, Battle Beyond the Stars Wonder Boys, Taking Woodstock and The Beaver. 

Tickets for RACE, the critically acclaimed new play, written and directed by David Mamet, starring James SpaderDavid Alan GrierKerry Washington and Richard Thomas, have now been put on sale through JUNE 13th, 2010.

Tickets for RACE may be purchased by visiting Telecharge.comor calling (212) 239-6200

RACE made its world premiere at the Ethel BarrymoreTheatre (located at 243 West 47th St.). The show began performances on Monday, November 16, 2009 and officially opened on Sunday, December 6, 2009. 

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
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Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli

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Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
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Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
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Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
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Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and David Alan Grier

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier, Valerie Smaldone, Richard Thomas and Bruce Dimpflmaier

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier, Valerie Smaldone, Richard Thomas and Bruce Dimpflmaier

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
David Alan Grier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Bruce Dimpflmaier and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Irene Gandy and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas, Joseph Cipri and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas, Rick Sommers and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Bob Policastro

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Barry Wood

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Mike Bergos, Emma Sussex and Richard Thomas

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Heather Randall

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richard Thomas and Heather Randall

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli
Richie Ridge, Valerie Smaldone and Preston Ridge

Photo Coverage: Richard Thomas Joins Broadway Wall of Fame at Tony's di Napoli



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