The annual black-tie gala features a cocktail reception, a silent auction, a three-course meal and a one-night-only musical revue celebrating the career of the year's Gala Honoree. This year's honoree is acclaimed Broadway actress, Angela Lansbury. Lansbury's Broadway career spans 52 years, beginning in 1957 with Hotel Paradiso and includes work in Anyone Can Whistle, Mame, Dear World, Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, Deuce, Blithe Spirit and her current run in A Little Night Music. The actress is also known for her work in both film and television starring in "Murder, She Wrote," "Bedknobs and Broomsticks" and supplying the voice for Mrs. Potts in Disney's "Beauty and the Beast".
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Here is a look at the special evening:
The Drama League Honors Angela Lansbury
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