The Theatre Museum to Hold Awards Ceremony at The Players Club
Still in the planning stages, The Theatre Museum is a project helmed by Helen Guditis, with Stewart Lane as chair. The goal is to create an interactive theater museum in New York City. A design for the building already exists, although the location has not yet been determined.
An opening reception and tour of The Players Club will begin at 6pm on September 27 and the ceremony will commence at 7:30pm. The honorees are as follows:
Lifetime Achievement Award
Betty Comden, lyricist (award to be presented by Wendy Wasserstein)
Theater Arts in Education Award
F.H. LaGuardia High School of Music, Art and Performing Arts
Distinguished Service to the Theater Award
The Princess Grace Foundation
Special Theater Museum Award
100th Anniversary of Times Square
Theater History Preservation Award
Dodger Costumes, for rescuing the centuries-old Eaves-Brooks Costumes company (award to be presented by William Ivey Long).