Jennifer Hudson performs onstage at the Center Theatre Group 50th Anniversary Celebration at Ahmanson Theatre.
Jennifer Hudson performs onstage at the Center Theatre Group 50th Anniversary Celebration at Ahmanson Theatre.
(© Rich Polk)

Center Theatre Group celebrated its 50th anniversary at the Ahmanson Theatre on Saturday, May 20. Check out photos from the evening in the gallery below.

A number of alumni were in attendance, including Annette Bening, Matthew Broderick, Tyne Daly, Louis Gossett Jr., Jennifer Hudson, Frank Langella, Alfred Molina, Edward James Olmos, and Phylicia Rashad, among others.

The full guest list also included Jon Robin Baitz, Sir Matthew Bourne, Bill Cain, Anthony Crivello, Culture Clash, Merle Dandridge, Tim Dang, Keith David, Shaila Essley, Barrett Foa, Davis Gaines, Harry Groener, Charlie Hofheimer, Clint Holmes, Gregory Itzin, Doug LaBrecque, Tzi Ma, Alan Mandell, Dakin Matthews, Francis McDormand, Richard Montoya, Valerie Perri, Christy Carlson Romano, Thomas Sadoski, Christina Saffran, Ric Salinas, Benjamin Schrader, Herbert Siguenza, Jimmy Smits, Shoshannah Stern, Paul Oakley Stovall, Rodney To, Lisa Vroman, Ed Waterstreet, and Aryana Williams.

Center Theatre Group is currently represented by Jersey Boys at Ahmanson Theatre, Archduke at Mark Taper Forum, and King of the Yees at Kirk Douglas Theatre.