John, Lansbury & Laurents Get Broadway Honours
And Angela Lansbury should get Broadway honours she done so much for musical theatre !!!
Sir Elton John, actress Angela Lansbury and Tony-winning playwright Arthur Laurents will receive special recognition next month for their contributions to Broadway.
The trio will be honoured at the 75th Annual Drama League Awards, hosted by Jeremy Irons and Cynthia Nixon.
The ceremony honours stars’ achievements in theatre, musical theatre and directing in Broadway and Off-Broadway productions.
John, who wrote the music for New York productions of Billy Elliot and The Lion King, will be celebrated for his achievements in musical theatre.
Lansbury, currently appearing in the Broadway revival of Blithe Spirit, will be recognised for her unique contribution to theatre while writer/director Laurents, the man behind the recent revivals of West Side Story and Gypsy, will receive the Julia Hansen Award for directing.
The honours will be handed out at the Annual Awards Luncheon in New York on 15 May.