This year’s incarnation was presented by Continental Airlines and produced by The League of American Theatres and Producers. In addition to the song and dance, NYC Department of Education Chancellor Joel Klein was presented with the 2005 Star Award "for his support for Broadway theatre." At left, La Cage aux Folles Tony nominee Gary Beach is seen during the performance, while Sweet Charity co-stars Christina Applegate and Denis O'Hare share an embrace after the event. Below, Barrett Foa performs a number from last year’s surprise Tony winner Avenue Q.
Photos by Aubrey Reuben