Here's to Bernadette! Gloria Estefan, Joel Grey, Annaleigh Ashford, Original and New Dames at Sea Stars Celebrate Ms. Peters

News   Here's to Bernadette! Gloria Estefan, Joel Grey, Annaleigh Ashford, Original and New Dames at Sea Stars Celebrate Ms. Peters The Drama League Centennial Gala, which paid tribute to Golden Globe and three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters, the League's Centennial Honoree, was held Nov. 2 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City.

The evening's entertainment was produced by Roger Danforth and Trevor Tamashiro.

“Since 1916, The Drama League has been honored to celebrate the career achievements of the great women of Broadway, including Helen Hayes, Katherine Cornell, Jessica Tandy, Ethel Merman, Barbara Cook, Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, and many others,” Drama League executive director Gabriel Shanks said in an earlier statement. “To kick off our second century in this tradition, we could think of no one more perfect than Bernadette, who exemplifies the absolute best of what American musical theatre can be. What a pleasure it is to gather her friends, co-stars and colleagues for an unforgettable night celebrating her many triumphs.”

Funds raised by The Drama League Centennial Gala Honoring Bernadette Peters support The Drama League’s educational initiatives for promising young artists, including the award-winning Directors Project.

For more information call (212) 244-9494 or visit the website at DramaLeague.org.

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The Drama League of New York, since 1916, has been at the "forefront of the American Theatre community, providing talent, audiences, and prosperous support. It is one of the nation’s oldest continuously-operating, not-for-profit arts advocacy and education organizations. Through its programs, initiatives and events, The Drama League serves over 3,000 artists and 15,000 audience members each season with over 150 events and programs."

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