Meryl Streep Honored with Monte Cristo Award

Posted Monday April 21, 2014 9:01 PM GMT

She is regarded as one of the best in the business, so it is only fitting that Meryl Streep was honored with the 14th Annual Monte Cristo Award on Monday (April 21) in New York City.

The "August: Osage County" star accepted the honor at a ceremony sponsored by the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.

According to the center's website, "The Monte Cristo Award celebrates a theater artist who exemplifies the great playwright Eugene O’Neill’s pioneering spirit, his unceasing artistic commitment to excellence, and accomplishment."

Past honorees include Christopher Plummer, Michael Douglas, James Earl Jones and Kevin Spacey.

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