In a unique, first time public celebration, ATPAM members were honored at “Broadway Salutes” showcasing the artists and professionals who have given 25, 35, and 50 years of dedicated service to the Broadway community. Co-presented by The Broadway League and the Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds, “Broadway Salutes” recognized these individuals, who received a pin in the shape of a star and embossed with 25, 35 or 50, at a public event held Tuesday, September 22, 2009 in Duffy Square.
More than 2,000 individuals have worked over the decades to make Broadway the cornerstone of the American Theater. Nearly 400 of these dedicated and talented individuals gathered in the heart of Broadway to be honored by Brian Stokes Mitchell, who served as Master of Ceremonies,New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, and co-chairs for the event, Laura Penn (Executive Director of Stage Directors and Choreographers) and Daniel Adamian (General Manager, Jujamcyn Theaters). Speakers also included Nina Lannan (President, The Broadway League) and Tony De Paulo (5th Vice President of the IATSE and Chair of COBUG).
The following ATPAM members were recognized at the event:
Howard Atlee Oscar Berlin Ira Bernstein Herbert Bonis Mitchell Brower Merle Debuskey Max Eisen Faith Geer Joseph Harris Shirley Herz Sol Jacobson Lila King Philip Langner Alan Lichtenstein Norman Maibaum James M. Nederlander Joseph Z. Nederlander David Powers Harvey Sabinson Richard Seader Phil Smith Robert Ullman Bernard Westman
Emmanuel Azenberg Peter Entin Maria DiDia Roger Gindi Richard Kidwell Marilyn S. Miller Albert Poland Susan L. Schulman
Susan Bell Brig Berney Adrian Bryan-Brown George Boras Sandra Carlson Barbara Carroll David Conte Michael David Rheba Flegelman Richard Frankel Glenna Freedman Merle Frimark Irene Gandy Nancy Nagel Gibbs Marcia Goldberg Jackie Green Judith Jacksina Carolyn Jones-Barnes Rick Kaye Emmanuel Kladitis Richard Kornberg Peter Kulok Nina Lannan Manuel Levine Tony Magner Tracy Malinowski Alan Markinson Kevin McAnarney William Miller Sally Campbell Morse Robert Nolan Wendy Orshan Michael Price Joseph Pullara Jeffrey Richards Dixon Rosario Susan Sampliner Rina Saltzman Frank Scardino Kim Sellon Nina Skriloff Susanne Tighe David Vaughn Alan Wasser Charlotte Wilcox Laurel Ann Wilson
The Committee for “Broadway Salutes” included the following League and COBUG participants:
Patty Casterlin Michael David Cecilia Friederichs Nick Kaledin Jean Kroeper Mary McColl Lawrence Paone Paige Price Robert Score Charlotte St. Martin Herschel Waxman Charlotte Wilcox Beth Williams