California State University, Fullerton

Front & Center 2000


Photo: Tony Bennett
Front & Center continued to showcase a wide range of talents. Legendary singer and performer Tony Bennett graced the Front & Center stage before another sold-out audience.

Photo: Debbie Allen and Dana Meller '94 Debbie Allen, the Tony and Golden Globe-Award winner, choreographed and performed in the Tony Bennett introduction. Pictured here with Debbie is Dana Meller, '94, star of Broadway's Les Miserables.

Photo: John & Mary LithgowJohn Lithgow, the winner of Emmy, Tony, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and American Comedy awards (in addition to two Oscar nominations) was presented the Front & Center award with his wife Mary, a professor at UCLA. Both John & Mary have supported numerous charities and higher education throughout their professional careers.

Photo: Arrowhead Pond Arena An overhead shot of the black tie dinner featuring a record crowd in excess of 1,000. Another 4,000+ enjoyed the event from arena seating.

Photo: tony Bennett Tony Bennett, the epitome of class and grace is shown during John & Mary Lithgow's entertaining comments.