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Members
The Theater Hall of Fame was created to honor those who have made outstanding contributions to the American Theater. Members are elected annually by the nation’s Drama Critics, Drama Editors, and Members of Theater Hall of Fame.

2013 Inductees honored January 27, 2014
at the Gershwin Theatre

Ellen Burstyn
actor

Lorraine Hansberry
playwright

David Hays
designer

Cherry Jones
actor
Sir. Cameron Mackintosh
producer

Lynne Meadow
director

George C. Wolfe
director

Jerry Zaks
director

Members

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A
George Abbott
Maude Adams
Viola Adams
Jacob Adler
Stella Adler
Edward Albee
Theoni V. Aldredge
Ira Aldridge
Jane Alexander
Mary Alice
Winthrop Ames
Judith Anderson
Maxwell Anderson
Robert Anderson
Julie Andrews
Margaret Anglin
Jean Anouilh
Harold Arlen
George Arliss
Boris Aronson
Adele Astaire
Fred Astaire
Eileen Atkins
Brooks Atkinson
Alan Ayckbourn
Emanuel Azenberg
B
Lauren Bacall
Pearl Bailey
George Balanchine
William Ball
Anne Bancroft
Tallulah Bankhead
Richard Barr
Philip Barry
Ethel Barrymore
John Barrymore

Lionel Barrymore
Howard Bay
Nora Bayes
John Lee Beatty
Julian Beck
Samuel Beckett
Brian Bedford
S.N. Behrman
David Belasco
Barbara Bel Geddes
Norman Bel Geddes
Michael Bennett
Richard Bennett
Robert Russell Bennett
Eric Bentley
Irving Berlin
Roger Berlind
Sarah Bernhardt
Leonard Bernstein
Patricia Birch
Andre Bishop
Earl Blackwell
Michael Blakemore
Kermit Bloomgarden
Jerry Bock
Ray Bolger
Edwin Booth
Junius Brutus Booth
Shirley Booth
Phillip Bosco
Dion Boucicault
Alice Brady
Bertolt Brecht
Fannie Brice
Peter Brook
John Mason Brown
Rosco Lee Browne
Robert Brustein
Betty Buckley
Billie Burke
Abe Burrows
Ellen Burstyn
Richard Burton
C
Zoe Caldwell
Mrs. Patrick Campbell
Eddie Cantor
Len Cariou
Morris Carnovsky
Mrs. Leslie Carter
Joseph Chaikin
Frank Chanfrau
Carol Channing
Stockard Channing
Gower Champion
Ruth Chatterton
Paddy Chayefsky
Anton Chekhov
Alice Childress
Caryl Churchill
Ina Claire
Bobby Clark
Harold Clurman
Lee J. Cobb
Richard L. Coe
George M. Cohan
Alexander H. Cohen
Jack Cole
Cy Coleman
Constance Collier
Alvin Colt
Betty Comden
Marc Connelly
Barbara Cook
Thomas Abthrope Cooper
Katharine Cornell
Noel Coward
Jane Cowl
Lotta Crabtree
Cheryl Crawford
Hume Cronyn
Rachel Crothers
Russel Crouse
John Cullum
Charlotte Cushman
D
Jim Dale
Jean Dalrymple
Augustin Daly
Tyne Daly
Graciela Danielle
E.L. Davenport
Gordon Davidson
Ossie Davis
Owen Davis
Ruby Dee
Alfred De Liagre Jr.
Agnes DeMillie
Brian Dennehy
Colleen Dewhurst
Howard Dietz
Dudley Digges
Melvyn Douglas
Eddie Dowling
Alfred Drake
Marie Dressler
Mrs. John Drew
John Drew
Vernon Duke
William Dunlap
Mildred Dunnock
Charles Durning
Christopher Durang
Eleanora Duse

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E
Jeanne Eagels
Richard Easton
Fred Ebb
Ben Edwards
Florence Eldridge
Lehman Engel
Maurice Evans
F
Abe Feder
Jose Ferrer
Cy Feuer
Zelda Fichandler
Dorothy Fields
Herbert Fields
Lewis Fields
W.C. Fields
Harvey Fierstein
Jules Fisher
Minnie Maddern Fiske
Clyde Fitch
Geraldine Fitzgerald
Henry Fonda
Lynn Fontanne
Horton Foote
Edwin Forrest
Bob Fossee
Brian Friel
Rudolf Friml
Charles Frohman
Daniel Frohman
Robert Fryer
Athol Fugard
G
John Gassner
Peter Gennaro
Grace George
George Gershwin
Ira Gershwin
Bernard Gersten
Larry Gelbart
Paul Gemignani
William Gibson
John Gielgud
W.S. Gilbert
Jack Gilford
William Gillette
Charles Gilpin
Lillian Gish
Susan Glaspell
John Golden
Max Gordon
Ruth Gordon
Mordecai Gorelik
Adolph Green
Paul Green
Charlotte Greenwood
Jane Greenwood
Joel Grey
Tammy Grimes
George Grizzard
John Guare
Otis Guernsey, Jr.
A.R. Gurney
Mel Gussow
Tyrone Guthrie
H
Uta Hagen
Sir Peter Hall
Lewis Hallam
T.E. Hambleton
Marvin Hamlisch
Oscar Hammerstein II
Walter Hampden
Lorraine Hansberry
Otto Harbach
E. Y. Harburg
Sheldon Harnick
Edward Harrigan
Jed Harris
Julie Harris
Rosemary Harris
Sam H. Harris
Rex Harrison
Kitty Carlisle Hart
Lorenz Hart
Moss Hart
Tony Hart
June Havoc
Helen Hayes
David Hays
Leland Hayward
George Hearn
Ben Hecht
Eileen Heckart
Theresa Helburn
Lillian Hellman
Katharine Hepburn
Victor Herbert
Jerry Herman
James A. Herne
Henry Hewes
Gregory Hines
Al Hirschfeld
Raymond Hitchcock
Hal Holbrook
Celeste Holm
Hanya Holm
Arthur Hopkins
De Wolf Hopper
John Houseman
Bronson Howard
Eugene Howard
Leslie Howard
Sidney Howard
Willie Howard
Barnard Huhes
Henry Hull
Josephine Hull
Walter Huston
Earle Hyman

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I J
Henrik Ibsen
William Inge
Henry Irving
Dana Ivey
Bernard B. Jacobs
Elsie Janis
Joseph Jefferson
Al Jolson
Cherry Jones
James Earl Jones
Margo Jones
Robert Earl Jones
Tom Jones
Jon Jory
Raul Julia
K
Madeline Kahn
Michael Kahn
John Kander
Garson Kanin
George S. Kaufman
Danny Kaye
Elia Kazan
Gene Kelly
George Kelly
Fanny Kemble
Jerome Kern
Walter Kerr
Michael Kidd
Richard Kiley
Willa Kim
Woodie King Jr.
Sidney Kingsley
Kevin Kline
Florence Klotz
Joseph Wood Krutch
L
Bert Lahr
Burton Lane
Nathan Lane
Frank Langella
Lawrence Langner
Lillie Langtry
Angela Lansbury
James Lapine
Charles Laughton
Arthur Laurents
Linda Lavin
Gertrude Lawrence
Jerome Lawrence
Canada Lee
Eugene Lee
Ming Cho Lee
Robert E. Lee
Eva Le Gallienne
Lotte Lenya
Alan Jay Lerner
Sam Levene
Robert Lewis
Beatrice Lillie
Howard Lindsay
Celia Lipton
John Lithgow
Frank Loesser
Frederick Loewe
Joshua Logan
William Ivey Long
Pauline Lord
Lucille Lortel
Santo Loquasto
Dorothy Loudon
Alfred Lunt
Charles Ludlum
Patti LuPone
M
Charles MacArthur
Steele MacKaye
Sir. Cameron Mackintosh
Judith Malina
David Mamet
Rouben Mamoulian
Richard Mansfield
Theodore Mann
Robert B. Mantell
Burns Mantle
Frederic March
Nancy Marchand
Julia Marlowe
Elliot Martin
Ernest H. Martin
Mary Martin
Raymond Massey
Elizabeth McCann
Sir Ian McKellen
Siobhan McKenna
John McMartin
Terrence McNally
Lynne Meadow
Louisa Medina
Sanford Meisner
Helen Menken
Burgess Meredith
Ethel Merman
David Merrick
Jo Mielziner
Arthur Miller
Marilyn Miller
Liza Minnelli
Helena Modjeska
Philip Moeller
Ferenc Molnar
Lola Montez
Robert Morse
Victor Moore
Zero Mostel
Anna Cora Mowatt
Paul Muni
Brian Murrary
Tharon Musser
N
George Jean Nathan
Mildred Natwick
Nazimova
Patricia Neal
James M. NederlanderMike Nichols
Elliot Norton
Trevor Nunn

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O
Jack O’Brien
Sean O’Casey
Clifford Odets
Donald Oenslager
Laurence Olivier
Eugene O’Neill
Jerry Orbach
P
Geraldine Page
Martin Pakledinaz
Joseph Papp
Estelle Parsons
Osgood Perkins
Bernadette Peters
Molly Picon
Harold Pinter
Luigi Pirandello
Christopher Plummer
Cole Porter
Robert Preston
Harold Prince
Q R
Jose Quintero
Ellis Rbb
John Raitt
Tony Randall
Lynn Redgrave
Michael Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
Florence Reed
Ada Rehan
Elmer Rice
Lloyd Richards
Ralph Richardson
Chita Rivera
Jason Robards
Jerome Robbins
Paul Robeson
Richard Rodgers
Will Rogers
Sigmud Romberg
Harold Rome
Billy Rose
Ann Roth
Lillian Russell
S
Donald Saddler
Gene Saks
Diana Sands
William Saroyan
Peter Shaffer
Joseph Schildkraut
Harvey Schmidt
Alan Schneider
Gerald Schoenfeld
Arthur Schwartz
Maurice Schwartz
Stephen Schwartz
George C. Scott
Marian Seldes
Irene Sharaff
George Bernard Shaw
Sam Shepard
Robert E. Sherwood
J. J. Shubert
Lee Shubert

Herman Shumlin
Paul Sills
Neil Simon
Lee Simonson
Edmund Simpson
Otis Skinner
Lois Smith
Maggie Smith
Oliver Smith
Stephen Sondheim
E. H. Sothern
Kim Stanley
Jean Stapleton
Maureen Stapleton
Frances Sternhagen
Joseph Stein
Roger L. Stevens
Isabelle Stevenson
Ellen Stewart
Dorothy Stickney
Fred Stone
Peter Stone
Tom Stoppard
Lee Strasberg
August Strindberg
Elaine Stritch
Charles Strouse
Jule Styne
Margaret Sullavan
Arthur Sullivan
Daniel Sullivan
T
Jessica Tandy
Laurette Taylor
Ellen Terry
Boris Thomashevsky
Sada Thompson
Cleon Throckmorton
JonathanTunick
Tommy Tune
V W
Gwen Verdon
Ben Vereen
Paula Vogel
Robin Wagner
Nancy Walker
Eli Wallach
James Wallack
Lester Wallack
Tony Walton
Douglas Turner Ward
David Warfield
Wendy Wasserstein
Ethel Waters
Sam Waterston
Fritz Weaver
Clifton Webb
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Joseph Webber
Margaret Webster
Kurt Weill
Orson Welles
Mae West
George White
Robert Whitehead
Richard Wilbur
Oscar Wilde
Thornton Wilder
Bert Williams
Tennessee Williams
August Wilson
Elizabeth Wilson
Lanford Wilson
P. G. Wodehouse
George C. Wolfe
Peggy Wood
Alexander Woollcott
Irene Worth
Teresa Wright
Ed Wynn
Y Z
Vincent Youmans
Stark Young
Jerry Zaks
Florenz Ziegfeld
Patricia Zipprodt



The Theater Hall of Fame Founders Awards

Established in 1993 in honor of Earl Blackwell, James M. Nederlander, Gerard Oestreicher and Arnold Weissberger, The Theater Hall of Fame Founders Award is voted by the Hall’s Executive Committee to an individual for his or her outstanding contribution to the theater.

1993
1994
1996
1997
1998
1999
James M. Nederlander
Kitty Carlisle Hart
Henry Hewes
Otis L. Guernsey Jr.
Edward Colton
No Award
2000

2001
2003
2005
2007
2008
Gerard Oestreicher
L. Arnold Weissberger
Tom Dillon
Price Berkley
Donald R. Seawell
Roy A. Somlyo
Shirley Herz


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