PHOTO CALL: Linda Lavin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lonny Price and More at Theatre Hall of Fame Ceremony

News   PHOTO CALL: Linda Lavin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lonny Price and More at Theatre Hall of Fame Ceremony
 
The 40th Annual Theatre Hall of Fame ceremony was held Jan. 24 in the Gershwin Theatre's North Rotunda. Actors Brian Dennehy, Linda Lavin and Fritz Weaver were among this year's inductees. Pia Lindstrom hosted the evening.

The 2010 Theatre Hall of Fame inductees include actors Brian Dennehy, Linda Lavin and Fritz Weaver; director Michael Blakemore; playwright Caryl Churchill; conductor/music director Paul Gemignani; director-librettist James Lapine; and, posthumously, director-playwright Joseph Chaikin.

Presenters for the annual event included Hal Prince, Barbara Cook, Roger Berlind, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Robert Falls, Alexander Gemignani, James Houghton and James Nicola.

Here is a look at the evening:


 

Eligible nominees must have a minimum of five major credits and 25 years in the Broadway theatre. The inductees are voted on by the American Theater Critics Association and the members of the Theatre Hall of Fame.

Last year's inductees included actors Jim Dale, John McMartin and the late Lynn Redgrave; producers Roger Berlind and Ted Mann; composers Stephen Schwartz and Andrew Lloyd Webber; and the late playwright/actor Charles Ludlam.

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