PHOTO CALL: Lane, Broderick, Kander, Beach, Scottsboro Boys and Contact Cast Honor Susan Stroman
By Matthew Blank
Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, John Kander, Gary Beach, The Scottsboro Boys and original cast members from Contact were among those on hand to honor Susan Stroman at a Feb. 28 gala fundraiser for the Vineyard Theatre.
Special guests who honored the five-time Tony Award-winning Stroman (Contact, Crazy for You, Show Boat, The Scottsboro Boys) included Roger Bart and Gary Beach of The Producers; Joshua Henry and the cast of The Scottsboro Boys; Boyd Gaines and Leigh Zimmerman from Contact; Rebecca Luker from The Music Man and Show Boat; Karen Ziemba from Crazy for You and Contact; Debra Monk from Steel Pier; Veanne Cox from Flora, the Red Menace; Colman Domingo from The Scottsboro Boys; Craig Bierko from The Music Man; and Fred Applegate from Happiness.
Here is a look at the evening's arrivals:
Songs from shows that Stroman helped craft were performed. Stroman previously choreographed The Vineyard's revival of Kander and Ebb's musical Flora, the Red Menace, which was her first collaboration with Kander, Ebb and book writer David Thompson.
Along with the Tony Awards, Stroman's work has been honored with Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Lucille Lortel, George Abbott and Astaire Awards.
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