and the Board of Directors of Performance Space 122 thank you for supporting

The Spring Gala 2010 Honoring John Leguizamo

Emcees: Carmelita Tropicana & Marga Gomez
Special Guests: Hazelle Goodman, Lenny Kaye, Spike Lee, Rosie Perez, The Wau Wau Sisters, and John Turturro
Video performance & presentation: Eric Bogosian
DJs: Andrew Andrew & The Vintage DJ
Shining Star Award recipient: The Friedman Foundation
Special appearance at the pre-show reception by: Jody Oberfelder’s Crash Helmet Brigade

An evening to honor John Leguizamo for his significant contributions to the world of performance and his rich history with Performance Space 122.

Evening Overview:

  • 6:00 Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres / Silent Auction
  • 8:00 Performances and Tributes
    Hazelle Goodman “Manny the Fanny” from Mambo Mouth
    John Turturro “Krazy Willie” from Spic-O-Rama
    Rosie Perez “Gladyz” from Spic-O-Rama

  • 9:30 Live Auction, Dessert, Special Surprise Guest (stay tuned)!
  • 10:00 Party

Platinum Star Circle

Continuum Health Partners, HOWL ARTS INC

Gold Star Circle
Creative Artists Agency, East Village Community Coalition, Dominique Bravo & Eric Sloan, Nathan Gill, Michelle Kim, Patty Adams Martinez & Ivan Martinez, Phoenix Partners Group, Scott Rudin, Howard Spector, TheaterMania, Heather Thomas & Chet Kerr, Jason C. Tsou

Silver Star Circle
Peter Askin, Bob Boyett, Lauren Bresnan, Chiara Clemente, Olivia Georgia & Steve Oakes, Glenda Hersh, Mark Russell, Univision Communications

Steering Committee
Lucy Sexton (Producer), Winsome Brown, Patti Costello, Gaby Darbyshire, Michelle Kim, Sascha Lewis, Maedhbh Fiona Mc Cullagh, Megan Marshall, Patty Adams Martinez, Jason C. Tsou, Tanya Selvaratnam Scheib

Lists in formation

Sponsorships & Tickets

$10,000 PLATINUM Sponsorship

  • 12 Premium orchestra seats
  • Table at the pre-show reception
  • Entry to post-show party
  • Full-page advertisement or acknowledgement in the PS122 Gala Program
  • Contribution listing in Gala program and on PS122 website

$5,000 GOLD Sponsorship

  • 10 Premium orchestra seats
  • Table at the pre-show reception
  • Entry to post-show party
  • Half-page advertisement or acknowledgement in the PS122 Gala Program
  • Contribution listing in Gala Program and on PS122 website

$1,500 SILVER Sponsorship

  • 4 Premium orchestra seats
  • 4 Entries to pre-show reception and post-show party
  • Business Card size advertisement or acknowledgement in the PS122 Gala Program
  • Contribution listing in Gala Program and on PS122 website

$325 Premium Patron Ticket

  • 1 Premium orchestra seat
  • Entry to pre-show reception and post-show party
  • Contribution listing in Gala Program and on PS122 website

$200 Patron Ticket

  • 1 Orchestra seat
  • Entry to the post-show party

Attire: Festive

Sponsorships and tickets are tax-deductible in the amount that they exceed $65 per person, less the value of the program ad.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010


The Abrons Arts Center
466 Grand Street (at Pitt Street)
Lower Manhattan

Single tickets from $200
Sponsorships from $1500
10PM Party tickets $25
10PM Entry includes OPEN BAR, DJs Andrew Andrew & Dancing

Preview the items from the 2010 auction

  • This Sat #thenacunningvoice “Contemplates the city’s past by delving into its Indigenous heritage.” @villagevoice… https://t.co/JppeSkZJxF

  • Our Kickstarter for Then A Cunning Voice Ends in 12 hours! Help us with the final stretch https://t.co/9N3zDIFlHI https://t.co/VSOVVLkU0i

  • Our #thenacunningvoice Kickstarter ends tomorrow night. Now is the time to help bring this beautiful work to light:… https://t.co/Z4e5rSvcOz

  • Thanks to our #thenacunningvoice donors - you are an inspiration! Help us make final goal in 2 days by joining in:… https://t.co/qk2Qierfyj

  • "Under the Stars and Quilts, With Randalls Island as Her Stage" @nytimesarts on #thenacunningvoice. Join us:… https://t.co/NjEC70RGkv

  • Last day to double your impact (and reward!) when you support #thenacunningvoice https://t.co/9N3zDInKj8 https://t.co/XjsuI970n8

  • "You don’t just go to a show by @EmilyJCatalyst; you become part of an experience." @ThisWeekInNY… https://t.co/LHzp7eZMhU

  • Double your Impact! Every donation to our #thenacunningvoice Kickstarter will be matched for next 48 hours… https://t.co/XNMQCwDZBf

  • Spend a Night on An Island with Performance Space 122 - https://t.co/6GYUZIyeAE

  • #thenacunningvoice brought us to @randallsisland and there is so much to explore and see. https://t.co/c2pkJWFsO2 https://t.co/XBMV9qJF41

  • #thenacunningvoice includes meals by artist/food futurist Jen Rae who's decolonizing the dialogue of food provenanc… https://t.co/d2Xtj2Y5Tw

  • “Could an Indigenized future include a choreography of remembering?” #thenacunningvoice learn more:… https://t.co/Ot4qQx4UWM

  • “This is an Indigenous led conversation and process” - sewing bee for #thenacunningvoice @EmilyJCatalyst Join in:… https://t.co/0tEcbRiiBu

  • Meet #thenacunningvoice Quilt Designer, @Makwastudio and join our @kickstarter for quilt-related rewards:… https://t.co/GAg5tjSWSN

  • 4/4: Join in: Then a Cunning Voice and A Night We Spend Gazing at Stars @emilyjcatalyst @lenapecenter @kickstarter https://t.co/9N3zDIFlHI

  • 3/4: PS122 and Emily Johnson/Catalyst pay deep respect to Lenape peoples, homeland, and ancestors past, present, future.

  • 2/4: ...what is now known as NY, PA, DE, and NJ. Lenapehoking is the name in their language for their territory.

  • 1/4: Then a Cunning Voice premieres Aug 19 on Randall’s Island in Lenapehoking. The Lenape are the Indigenous owner… https://t.co/vJYO0PkrLQ

  • "I look forward to watching the sun rise while envisioning the future we want, together." -Jenny Schlenzka. Join us… https://t.co/bkmLJL8ttJ

  • The quilts are the stage for #thenacunningvoice @EmilyJCatalyst @Makwastudio #thenacunningvoice Be a part of it:… https://t.co/d1cGx2kY1h