Photo Coverage: Manhattan Theatre Club Honors Daniel Sullivan at Fall Benefit
Manhattan Theatre Club just presented its Fall Benefit last night, honoring longtime MTC collaborator, Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan. The evening featured appearances by some of Broadway's biggest names: Danny Burstein (The Snow Geese), Raúl Esparza (The Homecoming), Boyd Gaines (The Columnist), Heather MacRae who appeared in the 1968 production of Hair which Sullivan served as assistant director,Frances McDormand (Good People), Cynthia Nixon (Rabbit Hole), friend and colleague Jack O'Brien, Mary-Louise Parker(Proof), and David Hyde Pierce (Accent on Youth).
BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos below!
Sullivan, the Tony Award-winning director of Proof, has enjoyed a long relationship with Manhattan Theatre Club. He holds the unique distinction of having directed more shows at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre than any other director - an unprecedented nine productions. This season at MTC, Sullivan is directing Donald Margulies' The Country House on Broadway at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre and David Auburn's Lost Lake at MTC's Off-Broadway home at New York City Center - Stage I. His other MTC credits include The Snow Geese, The Columnist, Good People, Time Stands Still, Accent on Youth, Rabbit Hole, After The Night and the Music, Brooklyn Boy, and Sight Unseen. Sullivan also has a prolific career directing commercial productions on Broadway including: Orphans, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Merchant of Venice, The Homecoming, Prelude to a Kiss, Julius Caesar, I'm Not Rappaport, Morning's at Seven, The Sisters Rosensweig, and The Heidi Chronicles. He was Acting Artistic Director at MTC for the 2007-08 season and served as Artistic Director of Seattle Repertory Theatre from 1981-1997.
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