Gala Chairs Jane Friedman and East Village Community Coalition join Honorary Chairs Mark Russell, Eric Bogosian, and John Leguizamo as well as the Board of Directors of Performance Space 122 invite you to celebrate 30 Years of Now at

The 30th Anniversary Season Gala

Honoring Justin Bond, Danny Hoch, and Carmelita Tropicana

Shining Star Award recipient: Performance Space 122’s Founders & Board Pioneers
Charles Dennis, Tim Miller, Charles Moulton, Peter Rose
Joe Donohue, Chet Kerr, Timothy J. McClimon, Pepon Osorio, Peggy Pettitt, Kathy Spahn

Hosted by: John Kelly & Lisa Kron
Live Performances by: Rufus Wainwright, Nilaja Sun, Ann Carlson*, Moe Angelos, Peggy Shaw, Lois Weaver, (*with Chet Kerr, Tom Moore, Scott Rosenberg, and John Sloss)
Award Presentations by: Jo Bonney, Kate Bornstein, NYC Councilmember Rosie Mendez, Mark Russell
Performance installation by: Pat Oleszko
Ethyl Eichelberger Award presentation by: Julie Atlas-Muz, Justin Bond, John Kelly, Jennifer Miller

Evening Overview:

    6PM Exclusive pre-performance cocktail & hours d’oeuvres reception
    7:30PM Live performances, Award presentations & Live auction
    9PM Dessert, Silent auction & Post-show party
    9:30PM Ethyl Eichelberger Award presentation & Exclusive screening of STUNT; A Musical Motion Picture, Larry Fessenden’s documentary featuring David Leslie’s death defying leap off the roof of PS122 circa 1987. (In Maria von Trapp drag no less.)

Attire: Festive

Platinum Sponsors: The Friedman Foundation, Heather Thomas & Chet Kerr, East Village Community Coalition

Gold Sponsors: Nathan Gill, Patty Adams Martinez & Ivan Martinez, Scott Rudin, Howard Spector, Jason C. Tsou, American Express, Deborah Berke & Partners Architects, Continuum Health, Creative Artists Agency, The Jeffrey A. Altman Foundation, Morrison & Foerster LLP, TheaterMania

Silver Sponsors: Mary Beth & Joe Donohue, Olivia Georgia & Steve Oakes, Michelle Kim, Wendy & Neil McDonald, Blue Man Group, Chromocell Corporation, Hip-Hop Theater Festival, Westside Fragrances

Artist Ticket Sponsors: Veronique & Robert Pittman

30th Anniversary Gala Committee Winsome Brown, Patti Costello, Earl Dax, Logan Gray, Lisa Applebaum & George Haddad, Bobby Hernreich & Holly Horvath, John Issendorf, Maitland Jones, Aron Katz, Christian Kopfli, Justine Leguizamo, Joshua Lubin-Levy, Carrie MacFadden, Patty Adams Martinez, Salley May, Wendy & Neil McDonald, Paul D. Miller Aka DJ Spooky, Tom Murrin, David & Natalie Johnsonius Neubert, Adam Whitney Nichols, Thomas Benjamin Snapp Pryor, Joseph & Jasmine Robinson, Cassandra Rosenthal, Steven Schardt, Eli Scheier, Tanya Selvaratnam Scheib, Kambiz Shekdar, Patrick Tully, Jay Wegman & Stephen Facey, Dr. Reed Zaroff, Elevator Repair Service, Westside Fragrances, and Chromocell Corporation.


Tickets & Sponsorships

$25,000 30 Years of Now Sponsorship

  • 12 premium orchestra seats
  • Entry to the pre-show reception & post-show party
  • Full-page advertisement or acknowledgment in the PS122 Gala program, a contribution listing in Gala invitation, program and on PS122 website
  • Backstage meet and greet with the performers
  • Listing as a 30th Anniversary RetroFutureSpective Festival Sponsor on all festival materials and 4 VIP passes the June events.

$10,000 Platinum Sponsorship

  • 12 premium orchestra seats
  • Entry to the pre-show reception & post-show party
  • Full-page advertisement or acknowledgment in the PS122 Gala program, a contribution listing in Gala invitation, program and on PS122 website
  • Backstage meet and greet with the performers

$5,000 Gold Sponsorship

  • 10 premium orchestra seats
  • Entry to the pre-show reception & post-show party
  • Half-page advertisement or acknowledgment in the PS122 Gala program, a contribution listing in Gala invitation, program and on PS122 website

$1,500 Silver Sponsorship

  • 4 premium orchestra seats
  • Entry to the pre-show reception & post-show party
  • Business card size advertisement or acknowledgment in the PS122 Gala program, and a contribution listing in Gala invitation, program and on PS122 website

$325 Single Premium Seat

  • 1 premium orchestra seat
  • Entry to the pre-show reception & post-show party
  • Contribution listing in Gala program and on PS122 website

$30 Post-show party

  • 9PM Entry includes Dessert & open bar, Ethyl Eichelberger Award Presentation, Exclusive screening & Dancing


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PHOTO: LIZ LIGUORI

Date:
Monday, April 25, 2011

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

Tickets:
Sponsorships from $25,000 – $1,500
Single tickets from $325
9PM Entry / Post-show Party tickets: $30
RSVP by Friday, April 15 Seating is limited.

For ticket information or assistance please contact Friends Manager Lori Vroegindewey through e-mail at lori@ps122.org or phone at 212.477.5829 ext. 302

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