|Photo by Denise Winters|
Fellow Tony winner Roger Bart is scheduled to present Cook with the award.
The afternoon, which begins at 3:30 PM with cocktails and a silent auction, is held at the Skirball Cultural Center in the new Guerin Pavilion/Herscher Hall. Florence Henderson and Constantine Maroulis host the celebration, which continues with dinner at 5 PM and a live telecast of the Tony Awards at 8 PM.
Previous honorees include Julie Harris, Gwen Verdon, Charles Durning, Rita Moreno, James Earl Jones, Tyne Daly, Lauren Bacall, Stockard Channing, Carol Channing, Liza Minnelli, Jerry Herman, Tommy Tune, Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Hal Holbrook and Jason Alexander.
Skirball Cultural Center in the new Guerin Pavilion/Herscher Hall is located at 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd. Tickets are priced at $275 per person; tables of ten start at $3,000 by calling (310) 201-5033, ext. 3 or by emailing Lauran Huff at Lauran@lpaevents.com.
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