New Dramatists, New York’s home for playwrights, celebrated their 50th anniversary by honoring musical theatre legend Julie Andrews at their Annual Spring Luncheon May 13, 1999 at the Marriott Marquis on Broadway.
Some in attendance include Carol Burnett, Mary Tyler Moore, Judy Dench, Brian Dennehy and Bernadette Peters.
Each year New Dramatists salutes an individual who has made an outstanding artistic contribution to the American theatre, last year’s nominee was New Dramatist alum Terrence McNally.
As Founder and CEO of Theatre.com and BuyBroadway.com. The pioneer in moving the Broadway industry onto the internet. What started in 1989 as a service called ShowCall via dialup BBS for members of the League of American Theatre Producers evolved onto the world wide web in 1993, and shortly after this, the vast majority of Broadway shows (starting with Victor/Victoria) and theatrical organizations followed.