Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala

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On Monday night, April 16, 2012, The Point Foundation honored Edward Albee and Focus Features at their fifth annual New York Gala.  BroadwayWorld.com was on hand at Pier Sixty to capture the event honoring current and future champions of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community.

Point Honors New York, an event honoring current and future champions of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. Playwright Edward Albee will receive the Point Legend Award, and worldwide film company Focus Features will receive the Point Inspiration Award.  Presenting sponsors are Audi and Wells Fargo. Premier sponsors are PricewaterhouseCoopers and Motorola Mobility Foundation. Principal sponsors are Estée Lauder Companies, Bumble and bumble, Bud Light, HBO, Mitch Draizin & Philippee Brugere-Trelat, Time Warner Inc., Goldman Sachs and 42Below Vodka. Media sponsors are Gay City News, The Advocate, theMenEvent.com. Benefit Co-Chairs: James Cummings, Shelley Fischel, Jonah Trout and Richard Ziegelasch. For more information about this event, visitwww.pointfoundation.org/newyork/
 
Point Foundation (Point) is the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students of merit. Point provides financial support, leadership training, mentoring and hope to LGBT individuals who are marginalized because of their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Point provides its scholars with the financial ability to attend the nation's foremost higher educational institutions and its donors and mentors with the rare satisfaction of directly investing their resources and time in future generations of leaders.
 
Photos by Linda Lenzi

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Executive Director and CEO, Point Foundation Jorge Valencia

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Legend Award Honoree Edward Albee

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Inspiration Award Receipent CEO, Focus Features James Shamus and Inspiration Award Receipent President, Focus Features Andrew Karpen

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Denis O'Hare

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Trista Moldovan and Kyle Barisich

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Michelle Clunie

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Michelle Clunie and Point Scholar Diego Arango

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Brian Holbrook, Bari Zahn, William Kapfer and Eric Baker

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
James Schamus, Denis O'Hare and Andrew Karpen

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Ted Allen

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Ted Allen, Denis O'Hare and Jorge Valencia

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Ted Allen and Denis O'Hare

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Jorge Valencia and Valerie Smaldone

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Renee Graziano

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Renee Graziano

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Angela "Big Ang" Raiola

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Angela "Big Ang" Raiola

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Renee Graziano and Angela "Big Ang" Raiola

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Renee Graziano, Jorge Valencia and Angela "Big Ang" Raiola

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Ted Allen, Renee Graziano, Big Ang and Jorge Valencia

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Ted Allen, Denis O'Hare, Jon Robin Baitz and David Tripp

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
James Shamus, Jorge Valencia and Andrew Karpen

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Jorge Valencia and Shelley Freeman

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Renee Graziano and Denis O'Hare

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Mercedes Ruehl

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Jorge Valencia and Mercedes Ruehl

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Mercedes Ruehl and Edward Albee

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Bruce Conroy, Jorge Valencia, Lysette Drumgold and Ronald Rudolph

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Judith Light

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Jorge Valencia and Judith Light

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Shelley Freeman and Judith Light

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Dan Whitman, Tom Viola, Lorna Kelly and Robert Bartley

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Valerie Smaldone and Zac Chandler

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Point Scholar Taylor Clarke and Ted Allen

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Kyle Barisich and David Lewis

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Kyle Barisich, Point Scholar Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Trista Moldovan

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Terrence Meck, Judith Light and Todd Sears

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Judith Light and Scott Dill

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Terrence Meck and Point Scholar Derek Blechinger

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Ted Allen, Point Scholars and Alumni

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Point Scholars and Alumni

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Point Scholars John Downey, Matthew Smith, Derek Blechinger and Diego Arango

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Point Scholars Dayan Erikson, Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Rhys Ernst

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Point Scholars Lilia Espinoza, Derrick Miller-Handley, Ellen Adams and Garrett Zuercher

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala
Point Scholars James Derek Mize, Tommy Craven, BranDon Lee-Markowitz, Taylor Clarke and Brooke Sebold

Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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