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Tyne Daly to Be Honored by Primary Stages

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Tyne Daly to Be Honored by Primary Stages
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Tony Award winner Tyne Daly and producers Jamie deRoy and Ted Snowdon will be honored at Primary Stages' annual gala Nov. 14, at the Edison Ballroom.

Primary Stages, an Off-Broadway theater company which has produced more than 100 new plays, will be honoring Tyne Daly with the Commitment to New Plays Award. The six-time Emmy Award winner is most known for her roles on CBS's "Cagney & Lacey" and "Judging Amy," but is being recognized for her recent work in Broadway and West End productions of "Master Class," as well as "It Should Have Been You," and "Rabbit Hole." The Commitment to New Plays Award has also been given to Terrence McNally, Stephen Sondheim, and Harvey Fierstein, among others.

Producer and talk-show host deRoy is being honored at the gala for her work producing over 25 Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and musicals. DeRoy is also a singer and a Primary Stages board member.

Snowdon, also a board member, is being honored for his work in producing numerous plays and musicals on Broadway and Off-Broadway. 

The Primary Stages' Gala will feature performances by Tony Award nominee Tom Wopat, "The Book of Mormon"'s Lewis Cleale, actor Tamara Tunie, and actor Garrett Sorenson. The speakers paying tribute to the honorees will include Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Michael Cristofer, Julie Halston, and Tom Viola, the executive director of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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