PHOTO CALL: Mackintosh Gets a Hammerstein

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Photo by Aubrey Reuben

West End and Broadway producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh was awarded the 13th Annual Oscar Hammerstein Award at a June 3 benefit at the York Theatre Company. American Theatre Wing Chairman Isabella Stevenson was on hand for the gala

The award commemorates lifetime achievement in the musical theatre and was created in 1988 by York's founding artistic director Janet Hays Walker. David Merrick, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, Harold Prince, Jerry Herman and Cy Coleman are past recipients. Last year's award was given to the songwriting team of John Kander and Fred Ebb.

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— By Christine Ehren