Heather Headley Honored at 10th Annual Broadway Dreams Supper
Performers for the evening included Denée Benton, Katrina Lenk, Adrienne Warren, and more.
Heather Headley was honored last night at the 10th annual Broadway Dreams Supper at the Plaza Hotel.
The evening featured a lineup of performers that included Katrina Lenk (The Band's Visit), Adrienne Warren (Shuffle Along), Grammy Award-winning duo A Great Big World, Grammy and Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), Tony nominee Denée Benton (Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812), Quentin Earl Darrington (Once on This Island), and Noah J. Ricketts (Frozen). Tony winners John Doyle (The Color Purple) and Wayne Cilento (Wicked), Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (The Bodyguard: The Musical), and author-screenwriter Susan Fales-Hill (A Different World) also appeared.
Headley made her Broadway debut 20 years ago in The Lion King and won Tony and Drama Desk Awards for her performance in Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida in 2000. She has also been in The Color Purple on Broadway and The Bodyguard: The Musical in London's West End.
The Broadway Dreams Foundation provides training to thousands of young performers through a series of intensive programs led by a faculty of Broadway's biggest stars, directors, casting directors, and agents.