BREAKING NEWS: Broadway legend Julie Halston will be this year’s recipient for the Isabelle Stevenson Award at this year’s Tony Awards.
For those who may not know, the Isabelle Stevenson Award is a special lifetime achievement Award given every year during Broadway’s biggest night. It honors a member of the theatre community who has made a substantial contribution of volunteered time and effort on behalf of one or more humanitarian, social service or charitable organizations.
For Julie Halston (who appeared on Broadway in various shows including The Women, Hairspray, the 2003 revival of Gypsy, the recent Roundabout Theatre Company‘s revival of Anything Goes, You Can’t Take It With You, and last seen in Tootsie), the celebrated performer will be receiving it for her unbelievable dedication and advocacy in raising funding and awareness for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, an organization helping those battling this horrific lung disease for which there currently is no known cure.
Check out below about her legacy with supporting loved ones and friends with Pulmonary Fibrosis.
The celebration will kick off at 7pm EST with a 2 HOUR traditional presentation of the Awards (presented by The Broadway League and American Theatre Wing) streamed only on Paramount+.
From there at 9pm EST, CBS will air a full 2 HOUR Live Concert entitled THE TONY AWARDS PRESENTS: BROADWAY’S BACK. It will include performances from this year’s 3 nominated shows for BEST MUSICAL (consisting of Jagged Little Pill, Moulin Rouge, and Tina), some of Broadway’s longest running hits, and more. From there, it will announce Tony winning shows nominated for BEST REVIVAL OF A PLAY, BEST PLAY, and of course BEST MUSICAL.
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