Photo Flash: Julie Taymor, Trevor Nunn and More Celebrate 'MIDSUMMER' at Theatre for a New Audience Dinner
Dr. Leonard Polonsky and his wife Dr. Georgette Bennett hosted an Elizabethan-styled dinner Sunday, November 10, prior to a performance of Theatre for a New Audience's inaugural production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by multiple Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor with original music composed by Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning Elliot Goldenthal. Scroll down for photos!
A Midsummer Night's Dream opened November 2 at the Theatre's newly-named building, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street, Brooklyn. The Polonsky Shakespeare Center is named in recognition of a $10 million gift from the Polonsky Foundation.
A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare features a cast of 36 led by Tina Benko as Titania, Max Casella as Bottom, David Harewood as Oberon and Kathryn Hunter as Puck.
Photo Credit: Jack Miller
Audrey Meyer, Pamela Newkirk, Amelia Ogunlesi and Danny Meyer
Dr. Georgette Bennett and her husband, Dr. Leonard Polonsky
Dr. Leonard Polonsky, his wife Dr. Georgette Bennett and cast member Roger Clarks
Dr. Virginia Papaioannou, Simon Schama, Steven Narker and Ed Bank
The Elizabethan-style dinner to honor Dr. Leonard Polonsky and his wife Dr. Georgette Bennett