Among the attendees were legend of Off-Broadway honorees Charles Busch, Julie Halston, Tom Jones, Everett Quinton and Blue Man Group. Tanya Berezin, a founder of Circle Repertory Theater, posthumously honored Off Broadway Hall of Fame inductee Lanford Wilson, and Laura Callanan posthumously honored her husband, Hall of Fame inductee Romulus Linney.
Other honorees included producer Tom D’Angora and Christine Pedi accepting the award for Best New Musical for NEWSical the Musical: Full Spin Ahead; playwright Mark St. Germain and the cast of Freud’s Last Session accepting the award for Best New Play; Lori Fineman, executive director of The Transport Group, accepting the award for Best Musical Revival for Hello Again; Punchdrunk accepting their award for Best Unique Theatrical Event for Sleep No More; and Colin Lewellyn and Danielle Pakradooni accepting the Best Long-Running Show Award for Blue Man Group.
Here's a look at the reception:
2011 Off Broadway Alliance Awards