The Shed Announces Opening Date of April 5, 2019, and Four Additional Opening Season CommissionsThe Shed Announces Opening Date of April 5, 2019, and Four Additional Opening Season Commissions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Alex Poots, Artistic Director and CEO of The Shed, announced today that the new nonprofit cultural organization dedicated to commissioning, developing, and presenting original works of art, across all disciplines, for all audiences, will launch its opening season on April 5, 2019. New York City's new arts center, designed for 21st-century artists and audiences, will present world premiere works in the performing arts, visual arts, and popular culture in its innovative, movable building when it opens its doors to the public on Manhattan's west side. Poots also announced the honorary naming of The Shed's building and two of its major spaces in recognition of visionary supporters of the project, four additional artistic commissions for the first half of the opening season, and information about operating hours and tickets. (more...)

VIDEO: GO Inside NYCBallet's 2018 Fall Fashion GalaVIDEO: GO Inside NYCBallet's 2018 Fall Fashion Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

On September 27, New York City Ballet presented the seventh installment of its annual Fall Fashion Gala, celebrating choreography and costume design with an evening of world premiere ballets and creative collaborations between some of today's most exciting artists from the worlds of dance and design. Go inside the gala in the video below! (more...)

NYCBallet Announces 2018 Fall Fashion GalaNYCBallet Announces 2018 Fall Fashion Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

On September 27, New York City Ballet will present the seventh installment of its annual Fall Fashion Gala, celebrating choreography and costume design with an evening of world premiere ballets and creative collaborations between some of today's most exciting artists from the worlds of dance and design.  (more...)

Stars, Date Set for 'VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS' Foster Kids Benefit This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Tickets are now on sale for the 2nd-annual Voices for the Voiceless: Stars for Foster Kids concert on Monday, September 12th at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. This special event, presented by Beachbody.com, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, brings together the brightest stars of stage and screen to raise awareness about the plight of kids in foster care, particularly those aged 13 to 21 whom many consider "unadoptable" because of their age. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Alec Baldwin, Spike Lee & More Celebrate NYU Tisch School of the Arts
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 5, 2016

NYU Tisch School of the Arts just celebrated its 50th Anniversary Gala, 'Celebrating the Past/Creating the Future,' last night, April 4, 2016, at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The gala event was hosted by alumni Alec Baldwin ('94) and Spike Lee ('82). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

Broadway & Hollywood's Best Help Raise More Than $500,000 at VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

More than $500,000 was raised in support of older foster kids needing permanent families with the help of Broadway and Hollywood heavy-hitters last night at the St. James Theatre, including Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski, Darren Criss, Tituss Burgess, Megan Hilty, Caroline Rhea and many more. The inaugural event, hosted by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley with BeachBody.com, supported youth in foster care through You Gotta Believe, New York's only nonprofit specifically focused on finding permanent families for youth in foster care aged 10 year and older, and the Council on Adoptable Children (COAC). (more...)

Photo Flash: Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford, Blythe Danner, James Earl Jones and More at Citymeals-on-Wheels 2014 'Power Lunch for Women'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

More than 400 women -- leaders of industry, media, government and the arts -- attended the Citymeals-on-Wheels 28th Annual 'Power Lunch for Women' at The Plaza Hotel on November 21, 2014. This by-invitation-only benefit, emceed by Emmy-winning co-hosts of the 4th Hour of The Today Show Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, raised $1.26 million -- enough to provide 196,000 meals for New York's homebound elderly. BroadwayWorld has photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Flash: New York Theatre Workshop's 2014 Gala - Performance and Party!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW)'s 2014 Spring Gala honored Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff and President of The Dodgers Michael David on Monday night, May 12, at The Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel. Both are founding partners of Dodger Properties, which is responsible for over 150 productions of some of the most successful theatre on Broadway (56 Tony Awards), Off-Broadway and internationally. Scroll down for photos from the evening's performances and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: New York Theatre Workshop's 2014 Gala - The Arrivals
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW)'s 2014 Spring Gala honored Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff and President of The Dodgers Michael David on Monday night, May 12, at The Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel. Both are founding partners of Dodger Properties, which is responsible for over 150 productions of some of the most successful theatre on Broadway (56 Tony Awards), Off-Broadway and internationally. Scroll down for photos of the arrivals! (more...)

Des McAnuff & Michael David to be Honored at NYTW's 2014 Spring Gala, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced that its 2014 Spring Gala will honor Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff and President of The Dodgers Michael David. Both are founding partners of Dodger Properties, which is responsible for over 150 productions of some of the most successful theatre on Broadway (56 Tony Awards), Off-Broadway and internationally. The gala will take place on Monday, May 12 at The Grand Ballroom of The Plaza Hotel, beginning at 6:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cyndi Lauper, Nina Arianda & More Attend Citymeals 27th Annual Power Lunch for Women
by Walter McBride - Nov 26, 2013

More than 375 women -- leaders of industry, media, government, and the arts -- attended the Citymeals-on-Wheels 27th Annual 'Power Lunch for Women' at The Plaza Hotel on November 22, 2013. This by- invitation-only benefit, emceed by Katie Couric, is raised enough to provide more than 171,000 meals for New York's frail homebound aged. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out complete coverage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Actor's Fund Honors Bebe Neuwirth and Al Pacino
by Monica Simoes - May 24, 2011

The Actors Fund's annual gala last night, May 23, 2011 at the New York Marriott Marquis honored Tony and Emmy Award winning actress and current star of 'The Addams Family,' Bebe Neuwirth ('Chicago,' 'Sweet Charity,' 'Cheers,' 'Frasier'); Tony, Emmy and Academy Award winning actor Al Pacino ('The Godfather: Parts I, II and III,' 'Scent of a Woman,' HBO's 'Angels in America' and 'You Don't Know Jack,' 'The Merchant of Venice'), and Vice President, Market General Manager for New York City's Marriott & Renaissance Hotels Michael J. Stengel. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the starry event and brings you photo coverage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Goldberg, Williams & More Honor Billy Crystal at Tisch
by BWW Photo Special - Dec 9, 2010

A distinguished list of entertainers joined in honoring Tony Award® and Emmy Award® winning actor Billy Crystal, Class of 1970, at the Tisch School of Arts' annual gala, The Face of Tisch including Christina Bianco '03, The Bob Cantwell New Orleans Jazz Band, Seán Curran '84, James Franco '11, Whoopi Goldberg, Marcia Gay Harden '88, Isaiah Johnson '10, Jesse L. Martin '91, Krysta Rodriguez '06, Paul Shaffer, Noah Weisberg '98, and Robin Williams. The event was held on Monday, December 6th at the renowned Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 13th Annual Super Saturday
by BWW Photo Special - Aug 1, 2010

The 13th Annual Super Saturday event was held at Nova's Ark Project on July 31, 2010 in Water Mill, New York. BWW brings you coverage to the event. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Actors Fund 2010 Gala
by Linda Lenzi - Apr 13, 2010

On Monday, April 12, 2010, The Actors Fund bestowed its highest honor, The Actors Fund Medal of Honor, on Annette Bening, Kevin McCollum and Jonathan Tisch, their special campaign co-chairs in recognition of their commitment and leadership. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'THIS IS TISCH!' 2009 Honors Gala Event
by Peter James Zielinski - Nov 3, 2009

On Monday, November 2nd at the renowned Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, This is Tisch! honored Academy Award® winning producer Brian Grazer, two-time Academy Award® winning director Ron Howard, Academy Award® and Tony Award® winning actress and Tisch alumna Marcia Gay Harden, arts philanthropist Diana King, and Academy Award®, Emmy Award® and Peabody Award® winning Sheila Nevins, President of HBO Documentary Films. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Actors Fund Launches 'Responding to Essential and Evolving Needs' Campaign
by Peter James Zielinski - Jun 23, 2009

The Actors' Fund celebrated the launch of its 'Responding To Essential And Evolving Needs' campaign at the Regency Hotel on June 22, 2009 in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tisch School of the Arts 'ON STAGE' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2008

Broadway, film, and television stars including - Alec Baldwin '94 (30 Rock), Broadway legend Elaine Stritch (At Liberty), Rainn Wilson '89 (The Office) and Mariska Hargitay (Law & Order: SVU) - were all on hand at Tisch on Stage, the annual gala benefiting NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Baldwin, along with philanthropist and patron of the arts Iris Cantor; inventor, philanthropist, and patron of Tisch's Kanbar Institute of Film and Television Maurice Kanbar; and 'architect of American regional theater' Zelda Fichandler were honored at the gala on November 17th at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. (more...)