The evening will begin with a cocktail party at 6:00pm, followed by dinner and artistic program at 7:00pm, featuring special performances by Norm Lewis (star of the A.R.T.'s production of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) and the inspiring cast of the world premiere musical Witness Uganda. Dinner will be followed by a dessert buffet. Catering will be provided by MAX Ultimate, wine will be provided by The Urban Grape, and floral arrangements will be designed by Ilex.
The evening will also include the presentation of the A.R.T. Angel Award to long-time A.R.T. Trustee and beloved Boston philanthropist Ann Gund, and surprise appearances from A.R.T. artists past, present and future.
Led by Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Managing Director William Russo, the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University is dedicated to expanding the boundaries of theater. Proceeds from the gala will support the theater's artistic programming as well as its Education Experience and Community connections. Through subsidized tickets to world-class productions, mentoring opportunities, innovative theater workshops, artist talks, and more, the A.R.T. is dedicated to expanding the community's engagement with great theater.
For further information contact Renee Rober at 617.496.2000 x8912. Information is also available and tickets may be purchased on the A.R.T. website: http://americanrepertorytheater.org/ART2014Gala.