Theatre Hall of Fame inducts 8
Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 1:40PM
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The 2014 class of the Theatre Hall of Fame was finallyProducer Tom Kirdahy, Hall member Terrence McNally and Hall inductee F. Murray Abraham. (Photo by Aubrey Reuben) induced Monday, May 4, at the Gershwin Theatre. Chosen in 2014 by an electorate made up primarily of ATCA, plus members of the Hall, the ceremony originally scheduled for Jan. 26 had to be postponed because of a Broadway-closing blizzard. The only changes were that the original emcee, Jim Dale, wasn’t available, so had to be replaced by a very capable Pia Lindstrom, and inductee Alvin Epstein couldn’t make the trip, but was Frank Rich and Chris Rawsoninducted by Cherry Jones. The other seven inductees: F. Murray Abraham (presented by Brian Kulick), Blythe Danner (Lynne Meadow), Frank Rich (Rocco Landesman), Susan Stroman (Andre Bishop), Marshall W. Mason (John Lee Beatty), Philip J. Smith (Robert Wankel, pinch-hitting for Bernadette Peters) and Alfred Uhry (Dana Ivey). The audience of some 125 was replete with industry notables.

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