Andy Karl, Marin Mazzie, Kenita Miller, Margo Seibert and Bobby Steggert Celebrate Ahrens and Flaherty

News   Andy Karl, Marin Mazzie, Kenita Miller, Margo Seibert and Bobby Steggert Celebrate Ahrens and Flaherty
 
The York Theatre Company honors Tony Award-winning collaborators Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Once On This Island, Ragtime, Rocky, Seussical) with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 23rd Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Nov. 24 at Park Avenue’s Racquet & Tennis Club (370 Park Avenue).

Margo Seibert
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Hosted by Liz Callaway, the evening's entertainment is directed by Stafford Arima with music direction by Daniel Green.

Scheduled to perform are Jason Danieley, Quentin Earl Darrington, Ramin Karimloo, Andy Karl, Marin Mazzie, Kenita Miller, Margo Seibert, Bobby Steggert and The Broadway Dreams Foundation Choir. Special guests include playwright Terrence McNally and lyricist Sheldon Harnick.

The production stage manager is Kimothy Cruse.

The Oscar Hammerstein Award, named in honor of the late lyricist, "recognizes significant lifetime achievement in musical theatre." Past recipients include Stephen Sondheim, Betty Comden & Adolph Green, Harold Prince, Cy Coleman, Charles Strouse, Arthur Laurents, Jerry Herman, Stephen Schwartz, Peter Stone, David Merrick, John Kander & Fred Ebb, Terrence McNally, Cameron Mackintosh, Carol Channing, Tony Walton, Joseph Stein, George S. Irving, Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick, Thomas Meehan, Barbara Cook, and Paul Gemignani.

The evening begins with a reception at 6 PM followed by dinner at 7 PM with the award ceremony and entertainment beginning at 8 PM.

For additional information visit yorktheatre.org.

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