THE NEW GROUP

 

Dionysia

DIONYSIA: THE NEW GROUP’S 2022 SPRING GALA CELEBRATION

Monday, June 6th, 2022
6:00-9:30pm

Honoring

Donja R. Love

Jana Shea

Anita Waxman

with the Mimi and Michael Mendelson Award
for Outstanding Commitment to Theater

cocktails + food all night
immersive and surprise Performances
secret password experiences

directed by Shariffa Chelimo Ali

movement direction & choreography by Antonio Brown
featured choreography by Bill T. Jones

with guest performances by
Lillias White
The Sound of (Black) Music and Mwenso and the Shakes
& cast members from The New Group’s musical Black No More

brief paddle raise to benefit The New Group’s programs

Guastavino’s
409 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Held in the spirit of the week-long theatrical festival founded by the ancient Greeks after a plague, DIONYSIA celebrates the resilience, the creativity, and the community in our lives. Come, be immersed and entertained by a homecoming like no other. No seated dinner, no traditional formalities; only good performances, good food + drink, and good company for a good cause.

Festive Attire

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CELEBRATION COMMITTEE | Serge Nivelle (Chair) | Eric Becker | Edie Falco | Robin Lathrop | Shara Mendelson | Abby Merrill | Chloe Sevigny | Michael Shannon

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Can’t make it, but still want to support The New Group? Please consider donating; your support makes our work possible!

 

THE NEW GROUP is an award-winning, artist-driven company with a commitment to developing and producing powerful, contemporary theater. DIONYSIA supports our mission and programs, including New Group/New Works, nurturing the development of new plays and musicals by some of today’s most extraordinary emerging and established storytellers, and our year-round education programs, providing opportunities for middle and high school, college, and adult students to represent themselves with dignity and distinction through theatrical expression.