The evening featured a performance by Jenn Colella, who was recently seen on Broadway in the musical High Fidelity. The gala also included the presentation of two Moon Awards. Rebecca Tourino received a Moon Award for Outstanding Playwriting. Among Tourino's works are The Naked Eye Planets and The Quickening. The second Moon Award was awarded to Drama Desk Awards executive producer Robert Blume for his Outstanding Contributions to Theater.
The gala evening began at 6:30 PM with a patron's dinner, followed at 8 PM by the cocktail reception, entertainment, raffle and auction.
At left (from top): Magdalena Zira and Moon Award recipient Rebecca Tourino; Coyote REP producing director Glenn Kalison, Moon Award recipient Robert R. Blume and Coyote REP artistic director Jeanne LaSala; Broadway producer Herb Blodgett (Talk Radio) and Glenn Kalison; Coyote REP business manager Heidi Tokheim; Coyote REP production manager Jason Teague and managing director Donnetta Lavinia Grays; Jenn Colella performs.
Below: Tom Kitt, Coyote REP company member Jenn Colella and Jeny Foote.
photos by DARR Publicity