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The 2009 Drama League Gala

Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley
Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell

The Drama League Annual Benefit Gala called A Musical Celebration of Broadway was a dazzling evening at The Rainbow Room high above Rockefeller Plaza, where Broadway producers, the husband and wife team of Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, were honored. The star-studded evening hosted by Tony winners Donna Murphy and Julie White also celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Drama League Directors Project.

Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley
Chita Rivera, Brian Stokes Mitchell

The Drama League Annual Benefit Gala called A Musical Celebration of Broadway was a dazzling evening at The Rainbow Room high above Rockefeller Plaza, where Broadway producers, the husband and wife team of Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, were honored. The star-studded evening hosted by Tony winners Donna Murphy and Julie White also celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Drama League Directors Project. The entertainment featured Broadway legend Chita Rivera, Keith Carradine, Lee Roy Reams, the 2009 cast members of Hair, and the original cast of La Cage Aux Folles, the 1984 hit musical that won Lane one of his Tony Awards. See the related feature profiling some of Bonnie and Stew’s accomplishments. They are a beloved pair and the evening was a fitting tribute to their growning legacy.

Photography: Barry Gordin

Lee Roy Reams, CeCe Black
Chita Rivera, Patrick Christiano
Jamie DeRoy, Julie Halston
Keith Carradine
Kate Mulgrew
Jano Herbosch
James Barbour, CeCe Black
Richie Ridge, Chita Rivera
James Barbour
Donna Murphy
Daphne Rubin-Vega
Daphne Rubin-Vega, CeCe Black
CeCe Black, Bonnie Comley
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Allyson Tucker
CeCe Black
Cady Huffman, Keith Carradine
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chita Rivera, Allyson Tucker
The Lane Family
Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley, James Nederlander
Lee & CeCe Black
The Cast of “Hair”
Ali & Monica Wambold, Lee Black
Jamie DeRoy, Cindy Adams
David Scala, Stewart F. Lane, Sam Singhaus
David Scala, Stewart F. Lane, Sam Singhaus
David Scala, Jano Herbosch, Sam Singhaus