The benefit for the Acting Company was presented at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Lansbury was joined onstage by Tony Award winners Boyd Gaines and Harriet Harris as well as Lisa Banes and Lynn Collins.
Warner Shook directed the evening, which featured Tom Fontana's adaptations of Dorothy Parker's works.
At left (from top): Angela Lansbury; Boyd Gaines and Harriet Harris; Lisa Barnes and Clive Davis; Lynn Collins; Barbara Walters and Howard Springer; Janet van de Graaff and Bob Martin; Marty Richards and Len Cariou; Marian Seldes and Angela Lansbury.
Below: Lynn Collins, Lisa Barnes, Angela Lansbury, Harriet Harris and Boyd Gaines take their bows.
photos by Aubrey Reuben