by: Magda Katz
BROADWAY SALUTES celebration took place at Anita’s Way next to the Sondheim Theatre on September 23rd hosted by Harvey Fierstein with Tony Nominee Andy Karl, Tony Nominee Jarrod Spector, Lindsay Mendez, Adam Heller and more. The event was free and open to the public honoring the countless professionals who have made Broadway great for decades. In this industry-wide event, theater professionals received special recognition for having worked 25, 35, and 50 years in their respective theatrical craft. The program featured surprise performances of numbers from shows celebrating a 25-year anniversary, a 35-year anniversary, and a 50-year anniversary.
BROADWAY SALUTES honors a wide-range of theatre professionals in the Broadway industry — which contributes 12 billion dollars to NYC’s economy, supports an estimated 87,000 full-time equivalent jobs and generates $550 Million in NYC taxes — including stagehands, actors, producers, managers, theater owners, press agents, ushers, agents, make-up artists, dressers, designers, directors, choreographers, musicians, casting agents, and more. The Broadway League and the Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds present the event. For more information, log on to: www.broadwaysalutes.com.
Photos/Video: Magda Katz