|Michael and I with Betty Buckley during her 2012 concerts in Las Vegas|
The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (“How I Learned to Drive”)
and the Tony-winning actress Betty Buckley (“Cats”) will be among the
annual inductees to the Theater Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Jan. 28.
organization, which recognizes lifetime achievement in American
theater, is also honoring Trevor Nunn, the Tony-winning director of
“Cats,” “Les Misérables” and several other musicals; as well as the
actor Sam Waterston (“Law & Order”); the playwright Christopher
Durang (“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike”);
the Lincoln Center Theater artistic director Andre Bishop; the director
Michael Kahn, who also leads the Shakespeare Theater Company of
Washington, D.C.; and, posthumously, the costume designer Martin Pakledinaz.
Tony-winning actress Tyne Daly will be the emcee of the 42nd annual
ceremony, which will be held at Broadway’s Gershwin Theater, where the
plaques with the names of each year’s honorees are hung.