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Tyne Daly, Ben Vereen, et al. to be Inducted Into Theatre Hall of Fame

The American Theatre Hall of Fame today announced the full list of 2012 inductees, which will included Broadway veterans Tyne Daly and Ben Vereen. Additional inductees will include directors Daniel Sullivan and Paul Sills, producers George White, Elliot Martin and Woodie King Jr., and costume designer Ann Roth.

The American Theatre Hall of Fame in New York City was founded in 1972. Earl Blackwell was the first head of the Executive Committee. The first group of inductees to be elected, 23 in all, were announced in October 1972.

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Eligible inductees come from disciplines including actors, playwrights, song writers, designers, directors and producers who have had a career on Broadway spanning at least twenty-five years with a minimum of five major theatrical credits. Selections are made by approximately 400 voting members from the Theater Hall of Fame and the American Theatre Critics Association.

The Theater Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization and U.S. registered trademark. It is the only nationally recognizEd Hall of Fame honoring Lifetime Achievement in the American theater. It is funded by individual contributions, private foundations as well as event ticket and journal sales. Mr. Terry Hodge Taylor is Executive Producer.

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