Hasty Pudding Theatricals celebrates Coolidge as its Woman of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) – Actress Jennifer Coolidge is being celebrated as Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals 2023 Woman of the Year.

Coolidge won Emmy and Golden Globe awards for portraying Tanya McQuoid-Hunt in the acclaimed HBO series “The White Lotus.” Coolidge will be honored Saturday with a parade through Harvard Square, followed by a roast when she will be presented her Pudding Pot award.

Hasty Pudding Theatricals is the oldest theatrical organization in the nation and one of the oldest in the world. Since 1951, it has bestowed this award annually on women “who have made lasting and impressive contributions to the world of entertainment.”