Manhattan Theatre Club's annual Winter Benefit, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show, featured performances by Broadway's Sierra Boggess, Tony nominee Brian d'Arcy James, Tony Award winner Paulo Szot and Tony Award winner Nikki M. James.
Directed by MTC artistic director Lynne Meadow (Wit), the gala was held Jan. 30 at The Plaza (58th Street & Fifth Avenue). The evening's creative team included John Lee Beatty (set), Jennifer Schreiver (lighting), Dan Gerhard (sound) and Joel Silberman (musical director).
Paulo Szot, Brian d'Arcy James, Sierra Boggess and Nikki M. James at MTC Winter Benefit
The Winter Benefit began with cocktails at 7 PM followed by dinner at 8 PM with the performance beginning at approximately 9:15 PM. All proceeds from this annual event will support MTC's mission as a leading non-profit theatre company producing contemporary plays on and Off-Broadway.