Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two

Second Stage Theatre's 35th Anniversary Gala celebration just honored Carole Rothman, Artistic Director of Second StageTheatre, for her 35 years of supporting new works and artistic development in New York City theatre. This year's rock n' roll themed gala was attended by over 250 Second Stage Alumni who have worked at Second Stage Theatre during the past 35 years, from Brooke Adams and Polly Draper who appeared in the very first season, to cast members from the currently running The Substance of Fire and the upcoming American Hero which will make its New York premiere this summer at Second Stage Uptown. Special guests participating in the evening's festivities included Lynn Nottage, Cynthia Nixon, Tony Goldwyn, and more.

BroadwayWorld brings you more photos from the special evening below! CLICK HERE to check out Part 1.

Since its inception, Artistic Director Carole Rothman has led Second Stage with her fierce dedication to excellence and her commitment to supporting artists and the artistic process. Under Carole's guidance, Second Stage has grown from a 100-seat theatre on the 16th floor of a hotel to one of New York's most influential companies, launching plays and musicals that live on in countless productions around the country and the world. As a director, she won an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Directing and a Tony Award nomination for Best Director (Coastal Disturbances). She is the recipient of the Northwestern University Alumni merit Award.

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Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Christopher Gattelli and Stephen Bienskie

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Gaby Alter

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Gaby Alter

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Derek Klena

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Derek Klena

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Wesley Taylor

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Wesley Taylor

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Sarah Stiles

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Joseph Rajiv

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Joseph Rajiv

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
John Cunningham

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Caroline McCormick and Byron Jennings

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Caroline McCormick and Byron Jennings

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Cynthia Nixon

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Cynthia Nixon

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Cynthia Nixon

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Eric Bogosian

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Jo Bonney

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Eric Bogosian and Jo Bonney

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Emily Bergl

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Emily Bergl

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Emily Bergl

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Sherie Rene Scott

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Sherie Rene Scott

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Sherie Rene Scott

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Anthony Rapp

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Anthony Rapp

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Anna Deavere Smith

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Anna Deavere Smith

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Keith Nobbs

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Keith Nobbs

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Chris Perfetti

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Chris Perfetti

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Brooke Berman and Marin Ireland

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Marin Ireland

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Judith Light

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Judith Light

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Judith Light

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Judith Light

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Ronald Guttman

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Michael Greif

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Evan Yionolis and Michael Greif

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Saundra Santiago

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Saundra Santiago and Paul Anthony Stewart

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Saundra Santiago and Paul Anthony Stewart

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Saundra Santiago

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Coleman Domingo

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Sharon Washington

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Coleman Domingo and Sharon Washington

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Coleman Domingo and Sharon Washington

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Andy Mientus and Michael Arden

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Andy Mientus

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Michael Arden

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Andy Mientus and Michael Arden

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Angela Pierce

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Angela Pierce

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus

Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part Two
Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.