Photo Flash: TACT Spring Gala Honors Cynthia Harris with Angela Lansbury, F. Murray Abraham and More
TACT/The Actors Company Theatre celebrated its 22nd Anniversary at its annual Spring Gala last night, May 11th at The University Club (One East 54th Street @ 5th Avenue). The celebratory evening kicked off with a cocktail reception featuring a silent auction and the popular "Pick-a-Prize" Raffle, followed by dinner and live auction featuring celebrity auctioneer David Silverman. Scroll down for phtoos of honoree Cynthia Harris and more!Since its inception in 1992, TACT has become an enduring contributor to the New York theatre scene and part of the fabric of its cultural life. This year, the company is pleased to celebrate its most recent season and to honor one of its own - Founding member and Co-Artistic Director (Emeritus) Cynthia Harris. "Cynthia's leadership and determination have had an immeasurable impact on our growth and success," extols TACT's Co-Artistic and Executive Director Scott Alan Evans. "She is our leading lady in every possible way, and we are delighted and proud to have the opportunity to sing her praises and shower her with our thanks, our admiration and love." The entertainment portion of the evening included a special performance by Tony Award nominee Ann Hampton Callaway with her music director Ted Rosenthal on piano, as well as a video tribute to Ms. Harris featuring Vanessa Redgrave, Hal Prince, F. Murray Abraham, Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt, Charles Busch and members of the Company.
Photo Credit: Hunter Canning
Ann Hampton Callaway & Stephen Lindemuth (TACT Board of Directors)
Kristine (Sutherland) Pankow & John Pankow