Works by Mark Morris, Frederick Ashton and Twyla Tharp Set for ABT's 2015 Fall Gala Tonight
American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater opens tonight, October 21 with the annual opening night Gala at 6:30 P.M. Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co., the evening will feature the New York City Premiere of AFTER YOU by choreographer Mark Morris, the Company Premiere of Frederick Ashton's MONOTONES I and II and the Revival Premiere of Twyla Tharp's THE BRAHMS-HAYDN VARIATIONS.
Toni and Martin Sosnoff will be honored with The Melville Straus Leadership Achievement Award.
Dinner and dancing will immediately follow the performance on The Promenade at the David H. Koch Theater. Proceeds from the 75th Anniversary Fall Gala will support ABT's education and community outreach programs.
For further Gala information, contact Buckley Hall Events, 914-597-1000. Performance-only tickets, beginning at $25, are available online, at the Koch Theater box office or by phone at 212-496-0600. The David H. Koch Theater is located at Lincoln Center, Broadway and 63rd Street in New York City. For more information, visit ABT's website at www.abt.org.