Angela Lansbury to Receive Honorary Doctoral Degree from Manhattan School of Music
Lansbury is currently starring in the Broadway revival of A Little Night Music and has earned a Tony Award nomination for her work in the show. She's won Tony Awards for her performances in Sweeney Todd, Mame, Dear World, Gypsy, and, most recently, Blithe Spirit. She may be best known as Jessica Fletcher from television's Murder, She Wrote, for which she won four Golden Globe Awards.
Alan M. Ades and Anton Coppola will also receive honorary doctoral degrees at the commencement. In addition, Arkady Aronov and Orin O'Brien will receive the Presidential Medal for Distinguished Faculty Service.