Neuwirth (Chicago, Dancin', Sweet Charity) is being inducted alongside HSN CEO Mindy Grossman and philanthropist Bonnie Pfeifer Evans. Academy Award nominee Kathleen Turner, who will return to Broadway this spring in High, will host the 26th annual gala evening at ESpace in Midtown. Past recipients of Women's Project's Women of Achievement Awards include Estelle Parsons, Toni Morrison, Beverly Sills, Diane Sawyer, Gloria Steinem, Donna Karan, Susan Sarandon, Barbara Walters, Rosie O'Donnell, Katie Couric, Lauren Bacall, Maya Angelou, Judy Dench, Joan Didion, Eveyln Lauder, Whoopi Goldberg, Twyla Tharp, Bobbi Brown, Susan Lucci, Eve Ensler and Kerry Washington. The Shubert Organization's Gerald Schoenfeld was the first and only male recipient of the award.
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Founded in 1978 by Julia Miles, the Women's Project is the oldest and largest theatre company in America devoted to theatrical works created by women.