Thanks also to Dolores and Michael Kara for providing additional support to underwrite Tommy Tune’s performance!
Broadway icon Tommy Tune is one of the country’s most prolific performer/director/choreographers of the great American stage. Throughout his outstanding career, Mr. Tune has received ten Tony Awards, The National Medal of Arts, eight Drama Desk Awards, three Astaire Awards, and multiple Life Time Achievement Awards including the Society of Directors and Choreographers’ George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement. On June 7, 2015, Mr. Tune was honored with the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theater by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
Mr. Tune is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts, the highest honor for artistic achievement given by the President of the United States, and he has been honored with his own star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame and was inducted into The Theater Hall of Fame by Gwen Verdon. In 2009 the New York Landmarks Conservancy designated Mr. Tune as a Living Landmark. In early 2015 Mr. Tune received rave reviews for his tap dancing and singing role in the Encores! production of Lady, Be Good! at New York City Center. He is currently touring the country in his one-man show, Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales.