Special guests who honored the five-time Tony Award-winning Stroman (Contact, Crazy for You, Show Boat, The Scottsboro Boys) included Roger Bart and Gary Beach of The Producers; Joshua Henry and the cast of The Scottsboro Boys; Boyd Gaines and Leigh Zimmerman from Contact; Rebecca Luker from The Music Man and Show Boat; Karen Ziemba from Crazy for You and Contact; Debra Monk from Steel Pier; Veanne Cox from Flora, the Red Menace; Colman Domingo from The Scottsboro Boys; Craig Bierko from The Music Man; and Fred Applegate from Happiness.
Here is a look at the evening's arrivals:
Lane, Broderick, Kander, Beach, Scottsboro Boys and Contact Cast Honor Susan Stroman
Songs from shows that Stroman helped craft were performed. Stroman previously choreographed The Vineyard's revival of Kander and Ebb's musical Flora, the Red Menace, which was her first collaboration with Kander, Ebb and book writer David Thompson.