NaTasha Yvette Williams performs at the 2022 American Theatre Wing Gala: Honoring Antionette Perry And Celebrating Women In The Theatre at Cipriani 42nd Street on September 12, 2022 in New York City. Photo credit: Stephanie Berger

On September 12, 2022 at our annual gala, we honored the legacy of actor, director, and activist Antoinette “Tony” Perry alongside the past, present, and future women of the theatre.

After a two-year hiatus, this in-person event featured an unforgettable line-up of intergenerational performances including Kate Baldwin, The Broadway Boys, Gretchen Cryer, Amber Gray, Aisha de Haas, Luna, Charlotte Maltby, Bonnie Milligan, Leilani Patao, Caesar Samayoa, Jeanine Tesori, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Sherz Aletaha, and Rona Siddiqui.

The gala was co-produced by Staci Levine (Groundswell Theatricals) and Lauren Class Schneider (Class Productions). Nemuna Ceesay served as director of the concert portion of the evening with music direction by Georgia Stitt. The musicians will feature Rosa Avila, Beth Callen, and Yuka Tadano.