Photo Coverage: Inside the Second Stage 35th Anniversary Gala- Part One
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 photos from the special evening below! CLICK HERE for Part 2.
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.
Photoi Credit: Walter McBride
Jennifer Van Dyck and Chris Coffey