May 5, 2009

A Celebration of Women in the Arts

Broadway actresses Jenn Colella (Urban Cowboy, High Fidelity) and Julia Murney (Wicked, Lennon) join Chita Rivera and Lily Tomlin at A Celebration of Women in the Arts at the Kennedy Center in DC. The gala was held Sunday, May 3, 2009.

According to the pressnotes "the evening highlights the achievements and contributions of women from a wide range of artistic genres. The impressive line-up of women has each advanced the cause of equality for women in the arts, through performances, photography, songwriting, choreography, or advocacy."

Other notable women who participated in the event include: Stockard Channing, Suzanne Farrell, Judith Jamison, Patti LaBelle, k.d. lang, Annie Leibovitz, Midori, Veronika Part, Dianne Reeves, LeAnn Rimes, Chita Rivera, Lily Tomlin, Joan Tower, Vera Wang and Linda Celeste Sims of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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