Monthly Archives: May 2011

Actor John Douglas Thompson Visits Bronx School

Written on May 25, 2011 at 1:28 pm, by

This April, as part of the Theatre’s education program in NYC Public Schools, actor John Douglas Thompson visited 10th-grade students at Morris Academy of Collaborative Studies in The Bronx. The school’s principal, Charles Osewalt, took Thompson on a tour of the historic Morris High School building, ending in the building’s auditorium where the students were…Read More »

F. Murray Abraham Wins Obie Award

Written on May 17, 2011 at 12:29 pm, by

Congratulations to F. Murray Abraham on winning an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence of Performance! Mr. Abraham is an important American artist who has played many great roles, including Shylock for our tour of The Merchant of Venice this year and in past years Shylock as well as Barabas in The Jew of Malta. This…Read More »

Board of Directors Announces Special Gala Challenge

Written on May 5, 2011 at 5:51 pm, by

Board Chairman Theodore C. Rogers announced a $100,000 Gala Challenge from the Theatre’s Board of Directors in the final moments of the Spring Gala on May 2nd. All contributions for the Gala (which supports the Theatre’s Off-Broadway productions and education programs that serve thousands of students in the New York City Public schools) received after…Read More »

Annual Spring Gala raises more than $550,000, Including a Record-Breaking Auction

Written on May 3, 2011 at 5:47 pm, by

Board Chaiman Ted Rogers, actor Debra Winger, Honoree Robert Woodruff, Founding Artistic Director Jeffrey Horowitz, Gala Co-Chair Monica G-S. Wambold, presenter Robert Brustein, Master of Ceremonies Bill Camp, Gala Co-Chair Terry Christensen, and actor/writer Arliss Howard. Photo by Gerry Goodstein. On May 2, 2011, more than 320 patrons gathered to attend Theatre for a New…Read More »