"Each year, Women's Project Theater takes pride in celebrating the extraordinary accomplishments of women from the worlds of entertainment and business," noted Julie Crosby
, the Producing Artistic Director of Women's Project Theater. "Past recipients include Joanna Coles, Donna Kalajian Lagani, Sheila Nevins, Charlotte St. Martin, Thia Breen, Bonnie Pfeifer Evans
, Mindy Grossman
, Bebe Neuwirth
, Kathleen Turner
, Dame Judi Dench
, Gloria Steinem
, Tina Brown
, Eve Ensler
, Whoopi Goldberg
, Annie Leibovitz
, Estelle Parsons
, Laurie Anderson
, Suzanne Vega
and Joan Osborne
to name but a few."
This year the Women's Project Theater recognized Sharon Bush
, Philanthropist & Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Teddy Share; Arianna Huffington
, Chair, President & Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group; and Joan Vail Thorne, playwright and director. The women were honored with the organization's Women of Achievement award during the 29th Annual Gala Celebration at the Mandarin Oriental in New York City
on Monday, March 10. Also during the ceremony, Veanne Cox
and Doug Wamble lead a musical tribute to lyricist Dorothy Fields.
Women's Project Theater is the nation's oldest and largest company dedicated to producing and promoting plays written and directed by women.
For more information visit wptheater.org.
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