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.
Linda Lavin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lonny Price and More at Theater Hall of Fame Ceremony
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.