Fierstein, Linney, Cumming, Tartaglia, Sieber Receive 2004 Pride Awards, June 24; Hedwig Star Hosts

News   Fierstein, Linney, Cumming, Tartaglia, Sieber Receive 2004 Pride Awards, June 24; Hedwig Star Hosts
 
Hedwig creator John Cameron Mitchell will host the 2004 Pride Awards Ceremony, June 24 at City Hall, where stage stars Harvey Fierstein, Laura Linney, Alan Cumming, John Tartaglia and Christopher Sieber are among the honorees.
Top: Laura Linney, Bottom: Alan Cumming
Top: Laura Linney, Bottom: Alan Cumming

Senate Democratic Leader David Paterson and the New York State Senate Democratic Conference will present special Senate Civil Rights Awards to various activists and performers. Elaine St. George — currently performing her gay marriage show, The Girl That I Marry, at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater — will sing Kander and Ebb's "Married" at the event.

Harvey Fierstein (Hairspray) will be presented his award by The Normal Heart playwright Larry Kramer. Laura Linney (Sight Unseen), Alan Cumming (Cabaret), John Tartaglia (Avenue Q) and Christopher Sieber (Chicago, Into The Woods) will also receive awards.

Other recipients include San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, Gay Rights Activist Mark Benoit, Lesbian Activist Lisa Cannistraci, Gay Mens Health Crisis Associate Executive Director Ronald Johnson, Deputy Director of Carnegie Corporation Catherine Pino, "The Honeymooners" star Joyce Randolph and New Paltz Mayor Jason West.

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