Danes named Woman of the Year

Friday, January 20, 2012 - 14:30 in Mathematics & Economics

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals of Harvard University has named Claire Danes as recipient of its 2012 Woman of the Year award. The actress has played a wide range of critically acclaimed roles in television, film, and theater. The Woman of the Year festivities will begin at 3:15 p.m. on Jan. 26, when Dane will lead a parade through the streets of Cambridge. Afterward, the president of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals, James Fitzpatrick ’12, and the vice president of the cast, Ryan Halprin ’12, will host a celebrity roast for the actress. At 5 p.m., Danes will be presented with her Pudding Pot at the newly named Farkas Hall, the Hasty Pudding’s historic home in the heart of Harvard Square since 1889. A press conference will follow the presentation. Afterward, Hasty Pudding cast members will perform several musical numbers from the group’s 164th production, “There Will Be Flood.” Danes has established herself as...

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