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Photos: Tony Honors Ceremony

/>Cynthia Nixon/> hosted The American Theatre Wing and the League of American Theatres and Producers' presentation of the 2006 Tony Honors for Excellence.  Presenters included Tony-winners />Angela Lansbury/>, Manny Azenberg, />Andre DeShields/>, />Lynn Ahrens/> and />Stephen Flaherty/>. The event took place at Tavern on the Green at October 24th.

The Tony Honors were presented to BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop; Forbidden Broadway and its creator, Gerard  Alessandrini; Samuel (Biff) Liff, Senior Vice President of the William Morris Agency and Ellen Stewart, Founder/Director of La MaMa E.T.C, this year.

Established in 1990, The Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre are awarded annually by the Tony Administration Committee to institutions, individuals and/or organizations that have demonstrated extraordinary achievement in theatre, but are not eligible in any of the established Tony Award® categories.   

The 61st annual Tony Awards will be held on June 10th at Radio City Music Hall. Visit www.tonyawards.com for more information.

Photos: Tony Honors Ceremony
Gerard Alessandrini/>


Tony Yazbeck/>, Jessica Lee Goldyn/>, Heather Parcells/>, Yuka Takara/> and Natalie Cortez/>

Photos: Tony Honors Ceremony
Doug Leeds/>, Sondra Gilman/>, Maury Yeston/> and Lynn Ahrens/>

Photos: Tony Honors Ceremony
Doug Leeds/>, Chita Rivera/>, Sondra Gilman/>, Lynn Ahrens/> and Maury Yeston/>

Photos: Tony Honors Ceremony
Angela Lansbury/> and Gerard Alessandrini/>


Angela Lansbury/>, Gerard Alessandrini/> and Marian Seldes/>

Photos: Tony Honors Ceremony
Angela Lansbury/>, Gerard Alessandrini/> and Marian Seldes/>


Laila Robins/>


Marian Seldes/> and Angela Lansbury/>


Angela Lansbury and John Freedson (Forbidden Broadway producer)

Photos: Tony Honors Ceremony
Andre DeShields/>


Samuel "Biff" Liff


Cynthia Nixon/>


Cynthia Nixon/>


Angela Lansbury/> and Cynthia Nixon/>


Angela Lansbury/> and Cynthia Nixon/>

Photos: Tony Honors Ceremony
Angela Lansbury/>


/>Lucie Arnaz


/>Lucie Arnaz

Photos: Tony Honors Ceremony
Lily Rabe/>


Lily Rabe/>


Samuel "Biff" Liff and Chita Rivera/>


Samuel "Biff" Liff and Chita Rivera/>


Cynthia Nixon/>, Sondra Gilman/> and Doug Leeds/>


2006 Tony Honor Honorees and Presenters


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