Three-time Tony Award recipient Chita Rivera was honored with the Broadway Beacon Awards’ inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award April 8 at the JW Marriott Essex House.
Administered by Inside Broadway, the non-profit organization that brings theatre to more than 70,000 New York City school students each year, the Beacon Awards recognize the work of individuals who have been advocates for increasing audiences for live theatre and understand the importance of the arts in the lives of NYC students.
The gala evening also honored Broadway scenic designer Beowulf Boritt, Today Show host and recent Waitress star Al Roker, Patricia White (President, Theatrical Wardrobe Local 764 IATSE) and Brian Tormey (President, TitleVest Insurance Company).
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Photos: Inside the 2018 Broadway Beacon Awards Honoring Chita Rivera, Beowulf Boritt, and More
The Broadway Beacon Awards ceremony was hosted by Fox5 entertainment reporter Baruch Shemtov with performances from students from IS 278, Marine Park, Brooklyn.