Susan Stroman, Bebe Neuwirth, Cady Huffman, Kathleen Marshall, Karen Ziemba Among Astaire Award Presenters
By Michael Gioia
Tony Award winners Susan Stroman, Bebe Neuwirth, Cady Huffman, Kathleen Marshall and Karen Ziemba are among the presenters set for the 31st Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, which will be held June 3 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
Also set to present at the awards ceremony are Mary Testa, Christiane Noll, Harry Belafonte, Rex Reed, Michael Riedel, Anna Bergman, Lee Roy Reams, "Dancing with the Stars" dancer Tony Dovolani, Carson Kressley and Countess Lu Ann de Lesseps.
The Astaire Awards honor excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film. As previously reported, veteran dancer Marge Champion, who last appeared on Broadway in the 2001 revival of Follies, will be honored alongside Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization president Theodore S. Chapin during the awards gala.
The 2013 nominees follow:
Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show:
Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show:
Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show:
Outstanding Choreographer in a Feature Film
The Astaire Awards are presented by Patricia Watt. The awards ceremony will be directed by Joe Lanteri.
For tickets, beginning at $75, and further information visit FredandAdeleAstaireAwards.com.
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