Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Gala Tributes Roth & O'Brien

Primary Stages honored Broadway producer Daryl Roth and Tony Award-winning director Jack O'Brien at Primary Stages' 23rd Anniversary Gala Benefit at a private club in Manhattan on Monday, November 12 at 6:30PM.

Daryl Roth is privileged to have produced five Pulitzer-Prize winning plays: Proof; Wit; How I Learned to Drive; Three Tall Women; and Anna in the Tropics.  Her recent Broadway credits include Curtains; Inherit the Wind; The Year of Magical Thinking; and Coram Boy.  Other distinguished productions include Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Caroline, or Change; Salome; Medea; The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?; The Tale of the Allergist's Wife; Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992; Beckett/Albee; Old Wicked Songs; The Play About the Baby; Thom Pain; and De La Guarda.  Mrs. Roth is also the creative force behind two theaters in Union Square, The Daryl Roth Theatre and The DR2 Theatre which have helped make vibrant theater accessible to new audiences.

Jack O'Brien has won three Tony Awards and four Drama Desk Awards for his direction of shows such as The Coast of Utopia; Henry IV; Hairspray; and The Invention of Love.  Other noteworthy credits include Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; The Full Monty; Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas; Imaginary Friends; Two Shakespearean Actors; Two Trains Running; The Piano Lesson; The Cocktail Hour; and Porgy and Bess.  Mr. O'Brien has served as Artistic Director of The Old Globe Theater in San Diego since 1981.

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