Signature Theatre Annual Gala
2012-13 Residency One Playwright
David Henry Hwang
Monday, February 11, 2013
The Pershing Square Signature Center
480 West 42nd Street
Special thanks to those who have contributed to this year's Gala, as of March 22, 2013
An evening of dinner, drinks and special performances, in honor of
2012-13 Residency One Playwright,
David Henry Hwang.
Photo by Gregory Costanzo.
VIP Cocktail Reception
VIP Guests joined honoree David Henry Hwang and other Signature friends for specialty cocktails at this exclusive, pre-event reception.
Cocktail Reception at Signature's 2013 Gala. Photo by Gregory Costanzo.
Guests mingled in the Main Lobby with artists and the Signature community, while enjoying live music, passed hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails.
Guests enjoying dinner and paddle raise in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre. Photo by Gregory Costanzo.
Guests then explored our three theatres, while enjoying a progressive dinner, with one course – appetizer, entrée and dessert – served in each location!
Nellie McKay performing at Signature's 2013 Gala. Photo by Gregory Costanzo.
Each theatre provided guests with unique entertainment offered by Nellie McKay, the New York Chinese Cultural Center, and an exciting paddle raise hosted by Signature Alumni Brandon Dirden and Crystal Dickinson, and Philip de Pury auctioneer CK Swett to support the groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative and Signature’s Internship Program.
Jim Houghton,David Henry Hwang and Huang Ruo. Photo by Gregory Costanzo.
Guests returned to the Main Lobby for a ceremony honoring 2012-13 Residency One Playwright David Henry Hwang. The Ceremony included tributes offered by Leigh Silverman, May Adrales, Shannon Lee, John Lithgow, B.D. Wong, Gail Merrifield Papp and Oskar Eustis. Signature commissioned composer Huang Ruo to write a new piece in honor of David and guests enjoyed the premiere performance of this work. The evening closed with remarks from David himself.
Laura Linney. Photo by Steve and Anita Shevett.
Tickets to the Signature Theatre Annual Gala honoring 2012-13 Residency One Playwright David Henry Hwang started at $1,000.
For more information regarding Signature Theatre’s Annual Gala, please call 646-388-8155 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.