Top Broadway Stars Gather in Florida to Pay Tribute to Angela Lansbury January 12 | Playbill

Benefits and Galas Top Broadway Stars Gather in Florida to Pay Tribute to Angela Lansbury January 12 Tommy Tune, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chita Rivera, and other Broadway luminaries will take part in the concert at the Kravis Center.
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Tony Award winners Tommy Tune, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Chita Rivera, and more Broadway stars will honor Tony- and Golden Globe-winning leading lady Angela Lansbury at Night of Stars: A Broadway Celebration! January 12 at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in Palm Beach, Florida.

In addition to performances from the likes of Tune (My One and Only), Mitchell (Kiss Me, Kate), and Rivera (The Rink and Kiss of the Spider Woman), the event will include Lansbury being given the Kravis Center’s “Legend in Arts” Award.

Lansbury’s long and busy career includes leading roles in the original Broadway productions of Sweeney Todd, Mame, Dear World, and Anyone Can Whistle, as well as revivals of Gypsy, A Little Night Music, and Blithe Spirit. Lansbury, who turns 93 this year, earned her first Oscar nomination in 1945 and went on to win five Tony Awards, most recently in 2009. Along the way she won many other accolades, including 18 Emmy nominations—most for her hit TV series Murder, She Wrote.

Also taking part in Night of Stars are Claybourne Elder (Broadway's Sunday in the Park with George), Kate Davis, Nova Payton, and Bria Skonberg, along with Kravis Center Pops Orchestra, conducted by Luke Frazier.

Robert Pullen is set to direct the event.


Tickets for the performance cost $50 to $115 and can be ordered at; at the box office, located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; or by phone at (561) 832-7469 or (800) 572-8471.

Tickets to the gala cocktail reception followed by performances from the stars, with dinner and dancing, cost $1,000 for Gala Patrons; $500 for Young Gala Patrons (45 and younger).

Tune, Mitchell, and Rivera have been a special guest performers on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway on the High Seas 10: Odyssey Through the Greek Isles cruise June 24–July 1, 2019, with a lineup of top Broadway stars to be announced. Call Judy Perl Worldwide for tickets at (844) 561-3625.

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