Herman, McKean, Rashad, Vidnovic to Join Lansbury at NCTF Gala
Additional performers and presenters will include Klea Blackhurst, Jerry Herman, Phylicia Rashad, Therea Rebeck, Martin Vidnovic, Amy Warren, and the Civilians. Don Pippin will be the evening's musical director.
Lansbury made her Broadway debut in Hotel Paradiso in 1957, and won Tony Awards for her subsequent performances in Mame, Dear World, Gypsy, and Sweeney Todd, and was nominated for Terrence McNally's Deuce. She is also known for her work on the long-running CBS series Murder, She Wrote and for her appearances in such classic films as National Velvet, The Harvey Girls, and The Manchurian Candidate.