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Bernadette Peters Honored at Manhattan Theatre Club Gala

The event took place on November 19.

Bernadette Peters is honored by Manhattan Theatre Club.
(© Richard Mitchell)

Manhattan Theatre Club honored Bernadette Peters at its 2018 fall benefit, held Monday, November 19, at 583 Park Avenue.

The evening featured appearances by Kate Baldwin, Danny Burstein, Gavin Creel, Joel Grey, James Lapine, Bob Mackie, Richard Maltby, Jennifer Simard, Michael Urie, and more. The creative team will include Maltby (director), Justin Townsend (lighting design), Dan Gerhard (sound design), and Marvin Laird (musical director).

Peters has been a longtime member of the MTC family since she costarred with Christine Baranski in Sally and Marsha, directed by Lynne Meadow in 1982, at which time she joined the MTC Board. She recently completed a Broadway run as Dolly Gallagher Levi in the recent revival of Hello, Dolly!, and with over a dozen additional Broadway credits to her name, delivered Tony-winning performances in Annie Get Your Gun and Song and Dance. Her other notable Broadway credits include Gypsy, Into the Woods, A Little Night Music, Follies, and Sunday in the Park With George, among others.

Gavin Creel, Bernadette Peters, Jennifer Simard, and Kate Baldwin celebrate a Hello, Dolly! reunion.
(© Richard Mitchell)

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