National Medal of Arts

Audra McDonald, Mel Brooks, and More to Receive National Medal of Arts
President Obama will present theater icons with the nation's highest artistic honor.
Tommy Tune to Receive 2015's Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement
The accolade will be presented at the 2015 Tony Awards ceremony.
Tony Kushner and Others to be Awarded 2012 National Medal of Arts by President Obama
Other individuals receiving the award include soprano Renée Fleming, actress/director Elaine May, and many more.