Veteran stars Whoopi Goldberg and Liza Minnelli are to be honoured with the top prizes at the upcoming 2011 Drama League Awards.
The annual ceremony, which celebrates productions and performers both on and off-Broadway, will see Goldberg take home an award for her contribution to theatre following her successful turns producing both Sister Act and White Noise.
Four-time Tony Award winner Minnelli will receive a prize for her distinguished achievement in musical theatre, reports Variety.com.
The Producers director/choreographer Susan Stroman will also accept the Julia Hansen Award for directing at the New York event on 20 May (11).