Hot Spot: The New 42nd Street Studios & The New Victory Theater, NYC
Deets: Join us on April 11, 2016 at The New 42nd Street 25th Anniversary Gala
Festivities begin at The New 42nd Street Studios at 6:30 pm followed by a Gala Performance at The New Victory Theater.
Honoring the following prominent business leaders with the Marian Heiskell Award for their role in shaping the future of 42nd Street and New York City:
Chairman, The Durst Organization
Bruce C. Ratner
Executive Chairman, Forest City Ratner Companies
Daniel R. Tishman
Director and Vice Chairman, Tishman Realty
Mortimer B. Zuckerman
Chairman of the Board, Boston Properties
Honoring Cora Cahan, President of The New 42nd Street, with The New Victory Arts Award for "bringing kids to the arts and the arts to kids."
The New 42nd Street Gala raises funds to support New Victory Artistic and Education Programs, which bring extraordinary performing artists from around the world to audiences of New York City kids, families, students and educators. 40,000 school kids attend daytime performances each year through Victory Dance and the theater's School Partnerships—a program that brings students from more than 160 schools to see live performances for just $2 per ticket. Additionally, The New Victory conducts 1,300 free arts education workshops in classrooms throughout the city and, through the New Victory Usher Corps, provides paid employment to approximately 50 NYC teens each year.