The May 8 event celebrated the resident playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner.
Signature Theatre celebrated resident playwright and Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks at its gala on May 8. The event was hosted by board chair Edward Norton at The Pershing Square Signature Center.
This year’s gala also honored Delta Air Lines. Special guests included Brandon J. Dirden, Michael McKean, Alicia Hall Moran, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and Daniel J. Watts.
Scroll through photos from the gala below:
See Suzan-Lori Parks Honored at Signature Theatre Spring Gala
Parks is a 2002 Pulitzer Prize winner for her play Topdog/Underdog. Her 1996 play Venus is currently being revived at the Signature with direction by Lear deBessonet and will officially open May 15. The story chronicles the life of Saartjie Baartman, the unfortunate star of 19th century London’s freak-show circuit.