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Isabelle Stevenson

 
Isabelle Stevenson Headshot
Date of Birth: May 15, 1913
Date of Death: December 28, 2003 (90)

Birth Place: Vineland, NJ, USA
 


Isabelle Stevenson Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1999 - Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre Gold Star
Isabelle Stevenson

Isabelle Stevenson News

Tony Award-Winning Broadway Legend Chita Rivera and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge Set Photo Tony Award-Winning Broadway Legend Chita Rivera and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge Set to Host BWW 20th Anniversary Celebration Event
by Team BWW - Nov 30, 2022

BroadwayWorld's 20th Anniversary Concert will take place on Sunday, May 21, 2023 at the iconic Sony Hall (235 W 46th St., NY, NY), in the heart of Broadway’s theatre district. The evening will be hosted by Tony Award-Winning Broadway legend Chita Rivera, along with her longtime friend, BroadwayWorld’s own Richard Ridge.

Photos: Julie Halston Storms Birdland With DE-CLASSIFIED Photo Photos: Julie Halston Storms Birdland With DE-CLASSIFIED
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022

On Monday, October 17, Julie Halston returned to the Birdland stage after two-and-a-half years of global pandemic Zoom Meetings and Green Screens. The Tony-winning actress/comedienne brought her new show “De-Classified,” in which she assesses the state of the world, the state of her life and the state of her hair.

THE VOICE's Wendy Moten to Perform Six-Show Engagement at Birdland Theater in Novembe Photo THE VOICE's Wendy Moten to Perform Six-Show Engagement at Birdland Theater in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022

Birdland Theater will present Nashville vocalist Wendy Moten – best known for her 2021 run on NBC’s “The Voice” – in an exclusive six-show concert engagement from Friday, November 18 to Sunday, November 20 with performances at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM each night.

Christian Holder to Present DREAMS AND INSPIRATION With Special Guest Donna McKechnie Photo Christian Holder to Present DREAMS AND INSPIRATION With Special Guest Donna McKechnie at Birdland Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER will present vocalist Christian Holder in his new show “Dreams and Inspiration” – featuring a special appearance by Donna McKechnie – on Monday, November 7 at 8:30 PM.

BroadStage Presents The World Premiere Of Mark Morris Dance Group's THE LOOK OF LOVE Photo BroadStage Presents The World Premiere Of Mark Morris Dance Group's THE LOOK OF LOVE
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2022

Co-commissioned by BroadStage, the world premiere of Mark Morris Dance Group's The Look of Love, an evening of dance to the music of Burt Bacharach, will take place at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage on Thursday, October 20 and go through Sunday, October 23. This performance is in honor of Isabelle Stevenson.

Birdland Theater to Present Stacy Sullivan & Todd Murray in I'M GLAD THERE IS YOU Cel Photo Birdland Theater to Present Stacy Sullivan & Todd Murray in I'M GLAD THERE IS YOU Celebrating Frank Sinatra & Peggy Lee
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER will present singers Stacy Sullivan and Todd Murray in the new show “I’m Glad There Is You – The Musical Romance of Frank Sinatra and Peggy Lee” on Monday, October 31 at 8:30 PM.

Steve Ross to Present AUTUMN SERENADES at Birdland in October Photo Steve Ross to Present AUTUMN SERENADES at Birdland in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present vocalist and pianist Steve Ross in a special new show “Autumn Serenades” on Monday, October 24 at 7:00 PM. Ross will sing a few mellow seasonal ballads, including “September in the Rain,” “Autumn Leaves,” “September Song,” and “When October Goes.”

Kate Baldwin, Amber Gray, Bonnie Milligan & More to Perform at The American Theatre W Photo Kate Baldwin, Amber Gray, Bonnie Milligan & More to Perform at The American Theatre Wing Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

The American Theatre Wing has announced performers for their annual Gala. Performers include Kate Baldwin, The Broadway Boys, Gretchen Cryer, Amber Gray, Aisha de Haas, Luna, Charlotte Maltby, Bonnie Milligan and more.

Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman & Peter Cincotti to Present THREE FRIENDS, ONE PIANO at B Photo Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman & Peter Cincotti to Present THREE FRIENDS, ONE PIANO at Birdland in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present a special musical evening with three great musical talents Victoria Shaw, Jim Brickman, and Peter Cincotti, in “Three Friends, One Piano” on Monday, October 10 at 7:00 PM.

Tony Winner Julie Halston to Present New Show DECLASSIFIED! at Birdland in October Photo Tony Winner Julie Halston to Present New Show DECLASSIFIED! at Birdland in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Julie Halston – the brilliant Tony Award-winning comedic actress – on Monday, October 17 at 7:00 PM. Ms. Halston returns to the Birdland stage – live and in person – after two-and-a-half years of global pandemic Zoom meetings and green screens.

Isabelle Stevenson Videos

VIDEO: Judith Light Accepts the 2019 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award Videoplay
VIDEO: Judith Light Accepts the 2019 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award

by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2019

zxczcAt Sunday night's 73rd annual Tony Awards, Judith Light accepted the 2019 Isabelle Stevenson Award. The annual honor is presented annually to a member of the theatre community who has made a substantial contribution of volunteered time and effort on behalf of one or more humanitarian, social service or charitable organizations. Light received the Award for her impassioned advocacy to end HIV/AIDS and her support for LGBTQ+ and human rights.

BWW TV: James Corden Teases What in Store for the Tony Awards! Videoplay
BWW TV: James Corden Teases What in Store for the Tony Awards!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2019

Stars from stage and screen will take center stage at the 2019 Tony Awards, on CBS on Sunday, June 9th, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay), when they broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Tony Awards, hosted by James Corden are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. What does Corden have in store for the big night? We stopped by Radio City Music Hall this morning to find out!

VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 30- Judith Light Picks Up Her Second Tony For THE ASSEMBL Videoplay
VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 30- Judith Light Picks Up Her Second Tony For THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES

by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2019

On Day 30 of 30 Days of Tony, we're celebrating two time Tony Award winner for Other Desert Cities and The Assembled Parties, the great Judith Light who will receive this year's Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award.

VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Chats Broadway Barks and Saying Goodbye to HELLO DOLLY On LI Videoplay
VIDEO: Bernadette Peters Chats Broadway Barks and Saying Goodbye to HELLO DOLLY On LIVE With Kelly and Ryan

by Macon Prickett - Jul 13, 2018

Bernadette Peters talks about enjoying her final performances of 'Hello, Dolly' and hosting the dog adoption event, Broadway Barks on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan! Watch the clip below!

WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Nick Scandalios Videoplay
WATCH NOW! Zooming in on the Tony Nominees: Nick Scandalios

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 7, 2018

Watch below as Nick tells us all about want this honor means to him, how he's preparing for the Tonys, and so much more!

VIDEO: On This Day, May 1- Light the Lights! Bernadette Peters Returns to Broadway in Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, May 1- Light the Lights! Bernadette Peters Returns to Broadway in GYPSY

by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2018

On this day in 2003, the curtain went up on the legendary Bernadette Peters as Mama Rose in Gypsy on Broadway!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 6- Happy Birthday, Stephen Schwartz! Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, March 6- Happy Birthday, Stephen Schwartz!

by A.A. Cristi - Mar 6, 2018

Today we celebrate the birthday of gravity-defying composer, Stephen Schwartz! 

BWW TV: Watch Baayork Lee Get Glamorous for the Tonys!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2017

What does it take to get red carpet ready for the Tony Awards? Isabelle Stevenson Award winner Baayork Lee is chatting about her glamorous look for the big day with designer Malan Breton. Check it out below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp Starts with a Viewing Party and Gets Love from Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2017

Last night all eyes were on New York City and the 71st TONY Awards, but in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma at the Kristin Chenoweth Theater at Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center the hometown girl hosted a TONY viewing party to launch her Broadway Bootcamp this week. In attendance were 45 students who will participate in a series of classes and performance led by industry professionals who flew in and are arriving for the week's activities. They include, fresh from her Isabelle Stevenson Award win, Broadway's Baayork Lee, Tony winner, Faith Prince, Tony nominees, John Tartaglia and Lara Teeter, director, Richard Jay-Alexander, music directors, Michael Orland and Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Broadway photographer, Bruce Glikas, and even Craig Burns from Telsey Casting who will be participating via satellite. 

Video: Check Out James Earl Jones, Baayork Lee, and the Pre-Broadcast Acceptance Speeches
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 11, 2017

Before the Tony Awards broadcast began on CBS, the American Theatre Wing handed out a handful of Creative Arts Awards, along with the Lifetime Achievement and the Isabelle Stevenson Award. Check out all of the pre-broadcast acceptance speeches below. The legendary James Earl Jones was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Baayork Lee was this year's recipient of the Isabelle Stevenson Award. 


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