The Drama League had it’s Centennial Gala, celebrating the organization’s 100 years of service. Honoring Golden Globe and three-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters, the Centennial Gala was held on Monday evening, November 2, 2015 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) and supported The Drama League’s educational initiatives for promising young artists.
The lineup included one-of-a-kind musical tribute — inspired by Ms. Peters’ career in theater, film and television – included legends of Hollywood and Broadway, including hosts Michael Douglas (Wall Street) and Gloria Estefan (On Your Feet); a bevy of Peters’ male co-stars, including Joel Grey (George M!), Norm Lewis (A Bed A Chair), Tom Wopat (Annie Get Your Gun), Chip Zien (Into The Woods), John Dossett (Gypsy), and Ron Raines (Follies); the talented Andrew Rannells, Debra Monk, Tammy Blanchard, Mara Davi, Jayne Houdyshell, Misty Copeland and more; and a Special Tribute given by members of the original cast of Dames at Sea. Drama League Directors Project alumnus Joe Calarco directed.