MTC Presents Annual Spring Gala on May 20 at Cipriani 42nd Street

Manhattan Theatre Club will present their annual Spring Gala on Monday, May 20 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street). This year’s gala, will feature special appearances by MTC stars Judith Light (The Assembled Parties), S. Epatha Merkerson (Come Back, Little Sheba), Bebe Neuwirth (Golden Age), and Jennifer Westfeldt (The Explorers Club).

This year’s gala will feature performances from many of the most acclaimed new productions of the season including: Annie, MTC’s upcoming American premiere production of Choir Boy, Cinderella, Kinky Boots, Matilda, Motown, MTC’s acclaimed production of Murder Ballad, Old Jews Telling Jokes and Pippin.

MTC Board members Glenn A. Britt, Marie T. Gallagher, Joseph H. Gelberman, Ann M. Limberg, and Peter J. Solomon are co-chairs of the event.

The Spring Gala begins with cocktails at 7 PM followed by dinner at 8 PM with the gala performance beginning at approximately 9:15 PM. All proceeds from this annual event will support MTC’s mission as a leading non-profit theatre company producing contemporary plays on and off-Broadway as well as its renowned Education Program, which deepens students’ understanding of themselves and the world through the medium of theatre.

Individual tickets for MTC’s Spring Gala, including cocktails, dinner and the show are available for $2,500 and $1,500.  Tables of ten are also available for $50,000, $25,000, and $15,000.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com/gala or by calling (212) 399-3000, ext. 4145.

Under the leadership of Artistic Director Lynne Meadow and Executive Producer Barry Grove, MTC has become one of the country’s most prominent and prestigious theatre companies. Over the past three decades, MTC productions have earned a total of 18 Tony Awards and six Pulitzer Prizes, an accomplishment unparalleled by a New York theatrical institution. MTC has a Broadway home at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) and two Off-Broadway theatres at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street). Renowned MTC productions include Venus in Fur; Master Class; Good People; The Whipping Man; Time Stands Still; The Royal Family; Ruined; The American Plan; Come Back, Little Sheba; Blackbird; Translations; Shining City; Rabbit Hole; Doubt; Proof; The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife; Love! Valour! Compassion!; A Small Family Business; Sylvia; Putting It Together; Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune; Crimes of the Heart; and Ain’t Misbehavin.’

For more information on MTC, please visit www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com.

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