CELEBRATE. HONOR. SUPPORT.
Each year, Playwrights Horizons takes great pride in celebrating its community of artists, leaders and supporters with a number of special events. Please contact the Development Department at (212) 564-1235 x3143 for invitations or more information about upcoming events.
Annual Gala – Monday, May 6, 2013
HEROINES: honoring the women writers of
playwrights horizons and
celebrating Leslie marcus'
20th anniversary as managing director
Monday, May 6th
583 Park Avenue
Gala Board Chair - Stefanie Kane, Partner at PriceWaterhouse Coopers
Gala Patron Chairs - Alyson K. Adler and William H. Green
Gala Gen PH Co-Chair - Mark Birkhead, Senior Vice President at Citi Retail Services
Gala Gen PH Co-Chair - Dana M. Seshens, Partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Join our artists, staff and family of supporters as we commemorate the theater’s achievements with an evening of delicious food, superb entertainment and warm conversation. Funds raised are critical to sustain our mission to develop and produce American playwrights.
Playwrights Horizons’ Annual Gala is our most important fundraising event of the year. We invite our community of artists, supporters, and friends as we celebrate our achievements with an evening of delicious food, superb entertainment and a silent auction. Funds raised support our more than 40-year-old mission to develop, produce and champion new American theatrical works. Through the participation of donors, our theater continues to be a vibrant leader in the development of new American plays and musicals and a standard for excellence in the theater world.
This year’s Gala will be held on Monday, May 6, 2013 at the event space 583 Park, in New York City.
Tickets & Info.
Patron Events – Patron Program
Patrons have access to Playwrights Horizons’ artists, staff and Board at exclusive events held throughout the season. As a member of the Patron Program, you’ll have the opportunity to see your support at work in first rehearsals, private play readings, opening nights or intimate dinner parties with the playwright and the director. Information about the Patron Program.
Generation PH – Donor Program for theatergoers in their 20s, 30s, and early 40s
Generation PH is a community of younger philathropists and theatergoers who attend Playwrights Horizons productions; mingle with cast members, artistic staff and our Board of Trustees at exclusive parties and receptions; and see theater in a new way by talking to the writers about the development of their plays. Plus a portion of each membership is a tax-deductible contribution that directly supports these amazing artists and their new works. Information about Generation PH.
Photos by Lyn Hughes.
Stories on Five Stories: Poetic Justice – Monday, October 22, 2012
Stories on 5 Stories, a unique, one-night-only benefit, brought together New York City’s finest writers and actors to create short plays and musicals in unexpected settings throughout Playwrights Horizons’ theater complex. Audience members traveled in groups to experience seven original works in surprising, site-specific locations, then mingled with the artists at an exclusive after-party! This year, writers explore the notion of Poetic Justice.
Photos From Stories on 5 Stories: Poetic Jusice
The Event Featured new short plays and music from:
Todd Almond (Melancholy Play at 13P)
Tony Award nominee and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Jon Robin Baitz (The Substance of Fire at Playwrights Horizons)
Obie Award winner Neal Bell (Spatter Pattern at Playwrights Horizons)
Jessica Goldberg (Refuge at Playwrights Horizons)
Obie Award winner Kirsten Greenidge (Milk Like Sugar at Playwrights Horizons)
Itamar Moses (Completeness at Playwrights Horizons)
Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park at Playwrights Horizons)
Tony Award nominee and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl (Dead Man’s Cell Phone at Playwrights Horizons)
And starrED audience favorites:
Quincy Tyler Bernstine
Gala photos by Lyn Hughes.