PHOTO CALL: Andy Karl, Ramin Karimloo, Kenita Miller, Margo Seibert, Corey Cott, Liz Callaway Celebrate Ahrens and Flaherty

News   PHOTO CALL: Andy Karl, Ramin Karimloo, Kenita Miller, Margo Seibert, Corey Cott, Liz Callaway Celebrate Ahrens and Flaherty
 
The York Theatre Company honored Tony Award-winning collaborators Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Once On This Island, Ragtime, Rocky, Seussical) with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 23rd Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Nov. 24 at Park Avenue’s Racquet & Tennis Club (370 Park Avenue).

Hosted by Liz Callaway, the evening's entertainment was directed by Stafford Arima with music direction by Daniel Green.

Scheduled to perform were Jason Danieley, Quentin Earl Darrington, Ramin Karimloo, Andy Karl, Marin Mazzie, Kenita Miller, Margo Seibert, Bobby Steggert and The Broadway Dreams Foundation Choir. Special guests include playwright Terrence McNally and lyricist Sheldon Harnick.

The production stage manager was Kimothy Cruse.

The Oscar Hammerstein Award, named in honor of the late lyricist, "recognizes significant lifetime achievement in musical theatre." Past recipients include Stephen Sondheim, Betty Comden & Adolph Green, Harold Prince, Cy Coleman, Charles Strouse, Arthur Laurents, Jerry Herman, Stephen Schwartz, Peter Stone, David Merrick, John Kander & Fred Ebb, Terrence McNally, Cameron Mackintosh, Carol Channing, Tony Walton, Joseph Stein, George S. Irving, Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick, Thomas Meehan, Barbara Cook, and Paul Gemignani.

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