Photo Coverage: Tommy Tune Brings Home Lifetime Achievement Tony Award
An emotional and grateful Tommy Tune went to the top of his ladder and placed the Lifetime Achievement Award Tony above the other 9 he has been awarded. Here are photos of the momentous event. You can see it on video at http://t2conline.com/stephen-sorokoff-my-view-tommy-tune-brings-home-his-tony-award-a-video/.
Tune is one of the country's most prolific performer/director/choreographers. He began his career as a Broadway dancer in Baker Street, A Joyful Noise and How Now, Dow Jones. He has received Tony Awards for My One and Only (Actor and Choreography), Grand Hotel (Direction and Choreography), The Will Rogers, Follies (Direction and Choreography), Nine(Direction), A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine (Choreography) and Seesaw(Featured Actor). In addition, Mr. Tune has been awarded eight Drama Desk Awards, three Astaire Awards and the Society of Directors and Choreographers' George Abbot,Award for Lifetime Achievement. He is the recipient ofThe National Medal of Arts, has been honored with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was designated a Living Landmark by the New York Landmarks Conservancy. He is currently touring the country in his one-man show Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales.
Photos by Stephen Sorokoff
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