Leslie Uggams to receive 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award from York Theatre Company

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NEW YORK — Leslie Uggams has another award to add to her mantle. The 79-year-old showbiz star, who already has Emmy and Tony awards to her credit, will be honored with the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award from the York Theatre Company. The East Side-based off-Broadway theater organization, which specializes in revitalizing musicals from the past, will host its 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Nov. 14 at The Edison Rooftop. The event is named after the New York-born lyricist and librettist of landmark musicals “Show Boat,” “South Pacific,” “The King and I” and “The Sound of Music.” Created in 1…

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