Susie Essman ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") will host the 6:30 PM evening that will celebrate Nottage (Ruined, Crumbs From the Table of Joy), as well as choreographer Paul Taylor, artist KiKi Smith, musician Paquito D'Rivera and philanthropists Jane and Donald Cecil. Each will receive the Nelson A. Rockefeller Award for his or her contributions to the visual and performing arts. The gala will also feature performances by students from the School of the Arts Conservatories.
For tickets, phone (212) 677-3173 ext. 246, or visit Purchase.edu/soGala.
The Hudson Theatre is located within the Millennium Broadway Hotel at 145 West 44th Street in Manhattan.