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The Edison Ballroom was the scene for the Primary Stages annual Gala on November 11th honoring Christopher Durang and Stephen Sultan. Mr. Durang won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Mr. Sultan is President and General Counsel at Dramatists Play Service for the past 21 years.
The entertainment was plentiful including original cast members of the original Broadway’s Grease – Carole Demas, Ilene Kristen and Alan Paul, along with music director Louis St. Louis and choreographer Patricia Birch. Other attendees included Fyvush Finkel, Tommy Tune, Tommy Kail, Lynn Nottage, Jonathan Tolins, Ted Snowdon, John Patrick Shanley, A.R. Gurney and many others, including a very proud Board of Directors at Primary Stages.
Primary Stages is an off Broadway theater company dedicated to inspiring, support and sharing the art of playwriting by nurturing and giving them artistic support to create new works.
*PHOTOS/VIDEO: MAGDA KATZ
Interviews: Sandi Durell