Two of Broadway's best will be honored with 2013 Made in NY Awards in a presentation at Gracie Mansion on June 10. Audra McDonald (Porgy and Bess, Ragtime) and Alan Cumming (Macbeth, Cabaret), both Tony Award winners, are receiving these special awards, which recognize both people and organizations who have made notable contributions to NYC's entertainment and media industries.
Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Media & Entertainment Commissioner Katherine L. Oliver will host the Made in NY Awards ceremony, which will include a performance from Broadway's Kinky Boots (to be introduced by the show's bookwriter, Harvey Fierstein). "The honorees of the 2013 'Made in NY Awards' have made New York City proud by establishing their remarkable careers here," stated NYC Mayor Bloomberg. "They are a part of a community of thousands of New Yorkers who together have brought the City to the forefront of the entertainment and digital media industries, helping to make New York City an exciting and thriving place to be."