Broadway’s 21-time Tony Award-winning director and producer Harold Prince was the primary honoree at Manhattan Theatre Club’s October 23 Fall Benefit concert and gala in New York City.
Richard Maltby directed the evening, which included performances by actors from throughout Prince’s six-decade career, including Jason Alexander, Joel Grey, Norm Lewis, Laura Linney, Marin Mazzie, producer Jeffrey Seller, and members of the cast of MTC’s current Broadway show, Prince of Broadway, which celebrates Prince’s works.
Flip through photos of the gala below:
Inside Manhattan Theatre Club’s Annual Gala Honoring 21 Time Tony Winner Hal Prince
Prince has been a longtime friend to Manhattan Theatre Club. In addition to co-directing Prince of Broadway, he staged MTC’s LoveMusik in 2007, and served on MTC's board of directors 2006–2013.
His other Broadway directing credits include the original productions of The Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd, Evita, She Loves Me, Cabaret, Zorba, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Pacific Overtures, On the Twentieth Century, Merrily We Roll Along, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and Parade.
Prince produced the original productions of The Pajama Game; Damn Yankees; New Girl in Town; West Side Story; Fiorello!; Tenderloin; Flora, the Red Menace; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum; and Fiddler on the Roof.
Norm Lewis and Marin Mazzie have been special guest performers on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Cabins are available for Broadway on the Danube River with Michael Feinstein for November 3–13, also featuring Rachel Bay Jones, Julia Murney,Christopher Fitzgerald, Laura Osnes, Marc Kudisch, Brandon Uranowitz, and Seth Rudetsky.
Tickets are also now on sale for Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas July 2018 cruise to Iceland, accompanied by Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Rob McClure, Jarrod Spector, Carmen Cusack, and Sierra Boggess. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.