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Tony-winning director Kenny Leon and others were also on hand to celebrate.
The Cosby Show actor will reprise a role he originated in Washington, D.C.
David Esbjornson will direct a fresh interpretation of the classic film.
The production will run at the D.C. theater through January 5, 2014.
The Cosby Show favorite talks changing directors and the collaborative process of adapting a classic film for the stage.
The D.C. theater will present a new stage adaptation of the classic 1967 film.