Thursday afternoon, May 12, the playwright development laboratory, New Dramatists, honored Broadway sensation Audra McDonald at its 67th Annual Spring Luncheon at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.

McDonald, who is currently starring in Shuffle Along on Broadway, is the winner of an unprecedented six Tony Awards for her roles in Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, A Raisin in the Sun, Porgy and Bess, and Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill.

Boldfaced names were in abundance at the event, among whom were Norm Lewis, Daveed Diggs, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Joey Grey, Lena Hall, Judith Light, Norm Lewis, Lupita Nyong’o, Leslie Odom, Jr., Joyce Randloph, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jeff Daniels, Andrea Martin and Lynn Nottage. Theater Pizzazz’s JK Clarke was on hand to photograph the red carpet arrivals.