On May 9 at 7 PM they will do so again, only this time it will be for a cause greater than lining their own pockets. The six artistic heads will man a "Downtown Arts Poker Tournament" to benefit HERE, the performance space in Soho.
The event will be held at Bubble Lounge in Tribeca. Ready to take your money—one shark per table—are HERE’s Kristin Marting; Clubbed Thumb's Meg McCary; Foundry Theatre's Melanie Joseph; New Georges's Susan Bernfield; PS122's Vallejo Gantner; and Soho Think Tank's Robert Lyons.
A $200 bet will secure a tournament seats, which are extremely limited. To reserve your place, call (212) 647-0202 x304. For more information visit www.here.org.
The evening will feature free cocktails during the first hour (for those who aren't too intent on keeping their mind on the cards). Prizes include tickets to The Producers, Hairspray, and Avenue Q; CD grab bags; a gift certificate to the Bubble Lounge; and family/dual membership to MOMA; and a surprise grand prize. All prizes have been donated.
All event proceeds benefit HERE Arts Center.