Phantom Star Hugh Panaro, Tony Winner Lillias White & Kinky Boots’ Annaleigh Ashford Join Broadway Salutes

first_imgThe Phantom of the Opera’s Hugh Panaro, Tony winner Lillias White and Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Annaleigh Ashford will join Emmy winner Holland Taylor at the fifth annual Broadway Salutes on September 24. The free public event begins at the Times Square Visitor Center at 4PM. View Comments Panaro is one of Broadway’s longest-running Phantoms. White won a Tony Award for her featured performance The Life. Ashford is currently performing on Broadway in the Tony-winning musical Kinky Boots. Broadway Salutes honors theater professionals who have worked 25, 35 and 50 years in their respective theatrical craft. The afternoon’s presentation, hosted by Taylor and directed by Marc Bruni, will also include special recognition of three classic musicals, a 25-year inductee, a 35-year inductee, and a 50-year inductee. Panaro will perform a number from Phantom of the Opera (25 years), White will sing a song from Ain’t Misbehavin’ (35 years) and Ashford will take on Fanny Brice from Funny Girl (50 years). The event is presented by the Broadway League and the Coalition of Broadway Unions. Star Files Hugh Panaro Annaleigh Ashfordlast_img

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