A Pipe Night for Mary Tyler Moore will be held March 15 at the Players in Manhattan. The black-tie evening will feature appearances by Moore's Broadway Barks co-founder, Tony winner Bernadette Peters, as well as Tony winner Elaine Stritch and Grammy winner Tony Bennett.
Pipe Nights, according to press notes, "are named for the smoking of churchwarden pipes in the evenings. Pipe Nights began in 1905 and continue as testimonials to entertainment professionals to celebrate their contribution to the arts. The March 15th Pipe Night for Mary Tyler Moore is the perfect opportunity to get dressed up and spend some quality time with one of our favorite actresses and beloved women."
The evening will begin at 6 PM with cocktails, followed by dinner at 6:45 PM and the program honoring Moore at 8:30 PM.
Mary Tyler Moore is well known for her self-titled, groundbreaking 1970's television series. Her screen credits also include "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "Rhoda" and "Mary," among others. Moore earned a special Tony Award for her performance in Whose Life is it Anyway? Among her other Broadway credits are Sweet Sue and the musical adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany's. Moore co-produced the 1985 Tony Award-winning revival of Joe Egg, as well as Safe Sex, The Octette Bridge Club and Noises Off. Together with Bernadette Peters, Moore founded the annual Broadway Barks pet adopt-a-thon.
The Players is located at 16 Gramercy Park South. Tickets, priced $200 per person, are available by calling (212) 475-6116.