Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

The Works & Process Rotunda Projects Initiative Gala at the Guggenheim Museum raised more than $450,000 in commissioning funds for the Works & Process Rotunda Projects program. The announced initiative will expand the Guggenheim's Works & Process program's commissioned performances into the museum's iconic rotunda. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below!

A new residency program, Works & Process Rotunda Projects will invite performing artists to create works for this unique space. Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi, the gala kicked off with a performance by Michelle Dorrance and Daniil Simkin in the Peter B. Lewis Theater, followed by dinner in the Rotunda. The event included a special demonstration in the rotunda of interactive projections planned for the upcoming Simkin project.

The first set of projects will feature MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance scheduled on February 16, 2017 and American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer Daniil Simkin scheduled onSeptember 5, 2017.

The 200 guests and supporters included Chairman Isaac Mizrahi; Co- Chairs: Caroline & Paul Cronson; Caroline Sharp andfamily; Mary Sharp Cronson; Stuart H. Coleman & Meryl Rosofsky; Adam & Olivia Flatto; Cynthia Hazen Polsky & Leon Polsky; Michèle & Steve Pesner; Annalyn Swan & Mark Stevens; Lucy & Philip Dobrin; Gala Committee: Richard Armstrong, Claude Arpels & Winsome Brown, Anne H. Bass, Tony Bechara, Janna Bullock, Valentino Carlotti, Karen & GorDon Dugan, Maire & Carl Gustaf Ehrnrooth, Anne-Marie & Peter Embiricos, Fe & Alessandro Fendi,Brian & JoAnna Fisher, Adaline Frelinghuysen, Nancy Garvey, Agnes Gund, Bill & Phyllis Mack, Joyce F. Menschel, Virginia & Timothy Millhiser, Anh-Tuyet Nguyen & Robert Pollock, Heather Randall, Stephen Kroll Reidy, Ben Rodriguez-Cubeñas, Denise & Andrew Saul, Sarah & Howard Solomon, Annaliese Soros, Elizabeth Stribling & Guy Robinson, Elodie & Richard Taittinger, Kara Unterberg, Angela Westwater & David Meitus, Shelby White, and Peter Wolff;

Artists who attended included Gonzalo Garcia, Kaitlyn Gilliland, Tom Gold, John Heginbotham, Lindsey Jones, Larry Keigwin, Julian Lethbridge, Ryan McNamara, Jodi Melnick, Gillian Murphy, Ethan Stiefel, Caleb Teicher, Rachel Valdés Camejo and John Zorn.

Works & Process at the Guggenheim champions new works and offers audiences unprecedented access to leading creators and performers. In its 32-year history of more than 400 productions, Works & Process has enabled New Yorkers to see, hear, and meet the most acclaimed artists in the world, in an intimate setting unlike any other.

high res photos

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Guest of John Zorn, Caroline Cronson, John Zorn

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Mary Sharp Cronson, John Zorn

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Kathleen Murtha, Mary Sharp Cronson, Annalyn Swan

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Charles and Deborah Adelman

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Hal Witt, Michele and Steven Pesner

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Erin Bainao, Gonzalo Garcia

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Kara Unterberg, Gabriella Niederhoffer

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Ethan Stiefel and Gillian Murphy

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Daniel Henderson, Lucy and Phillip Dobrin

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Macy Sullivan, Caleb Teicher, Ramona Kelley

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Agnes, Gund, Nat Trotman, Jodi Melnick

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Allan Amico, Elizabeth Sharp, Matthew Kann, Pippa Stevens

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Dave and Pat Belote

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Suzanne Hall, Valentino Carlotti

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Ramona Kelley, Kaitlyn Gilliland

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Gonzalo Garcia, Erin Bainao, Polly Van Raalte, Larry Keigwin

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Alexandra Munroe, Shelby White

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Emanuele Fiore, Janna Bullock

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
The party

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Mary Sharp Cronson

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Jared and Susan Stamell

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
John Glass, Martha Glass, Debra Pipines

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Dan Haimovic, Philip Dobrin, Sam Friedland

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Phyllis Mack, Steven and Michele Pesner, William Mack

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Stuart Coleman, Erin Bainao, Meryl Rosofsky

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Daniel Pettrow, Lindsey Jones, John Heginbotham, Arceo Pettrow

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Macy Sullivan, Courtney Runst, Caleb Teicher, Gabrielle Niederhoffer

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Caroline Cronson, Anne-Marie Embiricos

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
JoAnna Fisher, Judith Hoffman

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Heather Randall, Isaac Mizrahi

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Heather Randall, Isaac Mizrahi, Stephanie French, Ethan Stiefel

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Caroline Cronson

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Richard Armstrong

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Heather Randall, Duke Dang, Nnenna Lynch

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Anne-Marie and Peter Embiricos

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Ryan McNamara, Gianna Valdes

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Joshua Beamish, Joanna and Brian Fisher

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Allynne Noelle, Tom Gold, Susan and Jared Stamell

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Glenn McMillan, Arnold Germer

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Mary Sharp Cronson and Isaac Mizrahi

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Maisie Kiser, Emilie Pass

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Pino Fortunato and Rachel Valdes

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Ken Browar, Takako Ishikawa, Daniil Simkin, Judith Hoffman, Ishi Ishikawa

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Ramona Kelley, Kaitlyn Gilliland, Daniil Simkin, Brittany Melone

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Julie Granger, Daniil Simkin

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Michelle Dorrance

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Gabrielle Niederhoffer, Michelle Dorrance, Caleb Teicher

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Daniil Simkin and Michelle Dorrance

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Michelle Dorrance, Daniil Simkin, Isaac Mizrahi

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Caroline Cronson, Daniil Simkin, Michelle Dorrance, Isaac Mizrahi

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Valentino Carlotti, Michelle Dorrance, Caroline Cronson

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Michelle Dorrance Performance

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Michelle Dorrance Performance

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Michelle Dorrance Performance

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Daniil Simkin Performance

Photo Flash: Works & Process Rotunda Projects Gala Chaired by Isaac Mizrahi Raises Over $450K at The Guggenheim
Daniil Simkin Performance


BroadwayWorld Shop
Shop BroadwayWorld

Shop this season's new musicals! Get dressed up for a night at the theatre, or just a night at home, with merch from some of Broadway's biggest hits including SOME LIKE IT HOT, KIMBERLY AKIMBO, and more!

Start Shopping



Related Stories
Broadway Bares to Take Place This June at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom Photo
Broadway Bares will once again kick off Pride week in New York City with two performances featuring more than 150 of the city’s dancers on Sunday, June 18, 2023, at Hammerstein Ballroom. See how to purchase tickets!

Shop for Your Valentine in BroadwayWorlds Theatre Shop Photo
Shop official merchandise from Hadestown, Some Like It Hot, A Beautiful Noise, Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish and more for your Valentine this holiday! Shop for items like the Mean Girls Really Pretty Mug, Beautiful Noise On The Rocks Tumbler, the Wicked Women's For Good V-Neck Tee, and many more!

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards Photo
The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards, honoring the best in Cabaret performances in NYC which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

VIDEO: Viral MATILDA Singer Surprised By Kristin Chenoweth on TODAY Photo
11-year-old Nathan Broxton went viral after a video of him singing 'Naughty' from Matilda the Musical went viral on TikTok. After seeing the video, Delta sent Broxton and his family to New York City to see his very first Broadway show. Watch him be surprised by Kristin Chenoweth after his interview on The TODAY Show now!


More Hot Stories For You


Bane Griffith Joins MJ THE MUSICAL as 'Little Michael' Beginning TonightBane Griffith Joins MJ THE MUSICAL as 'Little Michael' Beginning Tonight
January 31, 2023

Bane Griffith will be joining the cast of MJ in the role of ‘Little Michael’ beginning tonight, Tuesday, January 31, sharing the role with Christian Wilson. Originally from Houston, Texas, Bane will make his Broadway debut in the production.

CABARET, A NEW BRAIN, and More Set For Barrington Stage Company's 2023 SeasonCABARET, A NEW BRAIN, and More Set For Barrington Stage Company's 2023 Season
January 31, 2023

Barrington Stage Company has announced its 2023 season, that will feature two major musical revivals, two world premiere plays, and two modern classic play revivals. The season kicks off with Cabaret, playing June 14-July 8 on the Boyd-Quinson Stage.

Designers Behind BLACK PANTHER and More Join THE WIZ; Full Design Team Announced!Designers Behind BLACK PANTHER and More Join THE WIZ; Full Design Team Announced!
January 31, 2023

The design team has been announced for the all-new production of the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical The Wiz. The Wiz will launch a national tour in Fall of 2023 in Baltimore, MD before returning to Broadway for a limited engagement in the 2023/24 season. Learn more about the team and the production here!

All New Production of PETER PAN Will Embark on Tour in 2024All New Production of PETER PAN Will Embark on Tour in 2024
January 31, 2023

An all-new production of the timeless Tony Award-winning Broadway classic, PETER PAN will embark on tour in 2024! The new production will premiere at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in Saint Paul, MN this December.

Lena Hall, Brittney Johnson, Eleri Ward Set For BROADWAY SINGS ADELE at Sony HallLena Hall, Brittney Johnson, Eleri Ward Set For BROADWAY SINGS ADELE at Sony Hall
January 31, 2023

On February 26 at 7:30pm, a bombshell cast of stars including Tony Award Winner Lena Hall (Hedwig), Brittney Johnson (Wicked), and Eleri Ward (Only Gold) will belt out new arrangements of the hits of the pop superstar Adele, accompanied by a 14-piece orchestra at the beautiful Sony Hall.