Burstyn, Brantley to be Honored at Theatre Museum Awards

Ellen Burstyn, the co-president of The Actors Studio and the first woman president of Actors’ Equity, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2007 Theatre Museum Awards tonight at the National Arts Club in Gramercy Park. New York Times theatre critic Ben Brantley will receive the Theatre History Preservation Award. Jim Dale, who narrates the ABC show Pushing Daisies and the Harry Potter books on tape, will present the awards.

Playbill reports:

The awards pay tribute to individuals and organizations that have made contributions to theatre education and theatre history preservation.