THE EVENT

 
MA-YI THEATER COMPANY

requests the pleasure of your company at the

28TH ANNIVERSARY GALA BENEFIT

To honor Elizabeth Roxas-Dobrish and Lolita and Frank Savage

at 6:00 pm on

Monday, April 24, 2017

Three Sixty-Tribeca / 10 Debrosses Street / New York, NY 10013

Silent Auction / Premium Beverages / Live Music/ Fine Dining / Festive Attire

Hosted by Ms. Geena Rocero and Mr. Paolo Montalban.

Featuring Broadway Barkada, Joel Kim Booster, Kia Chan, and a special guest magician.

 On April 24th, 2017, we invite you to join us celebrating the work of our honorees, Elizabeth Roxas-Dobrish, a legendary prima ballerina of Ballet Philippines and Alvin Ailey Dance Company, and Frank and Lolita Savage, a remarkable couple that combines exquisite artistry with cultural advocacies to inspire and help new generations of artists. We mark their many achievements and toast the accomplishments of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab, the nation’s largest collective of professional Asian American playwrights. This event is hosted by trans super-model Geena Rocero of Gender Proud and  Paolo Montalban,  best known for the Disney television film, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella as Prince Christopher.

We’ll gather at Tribeca 360, a spacious and exciting venue overlooking New York City, The Hudson River and New Jersey. You’ll enjoy premium hors d’voeurs, cocktails, dinner, live music performances by Broadway Barkada and Kea Chan, Comedian Joel Kim Booster, magician Mark Mitton and a LIVE auction featuring items like tickets to Hamilton and other hard to see shows. This year promises to be the most memorable and joyous GALA yet. Please consider helping us continue the 28 year tradition of bringing quality Asian American works to the world by attending this important and festive benefit.If you’re unable to attend, but believe in supporting forward thinking Asian American playwrights and their work, please consider making a donation HERE. Your support, now more than ever, ensures our voices and productions continue to thrive. Thank You!

DISTINGUISHED HONOREES
Elizabeth Roxas-Dobrish
Extraordinary Lifetime Achievement in the Arts
Lolita and Frank Savage
Outstanding Contribution to the Arts and Education
FREE PARKING
Quick Park 32 Desbrosses Street (btwn Washington & West Sts)
New York, NY 10013
212-842-0069FREE PARKING
Tribeca Parking
456 Greenwich St.
212-274-8513

 

MA-YI THEATER COMPANY 

520 Eighth Avenue / Ste. 309 / New York, New York 10018
212.971.4862 / ma-yitheatre.org

28TH ANNIVERSARY GALA BENEFIT COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs
Jorge Z. Ortoll and Janel Grant

Members
Kamala Buckner
William A. Cook, MD
Mars Custodio MD
Jerry de Guzman
Edwin Josue
Loida Nicolas Lewis
Etan Merrick
Carl Nelson
Lily O’Boyle
Cao O
Jerry Sibal
Francisca M. Tayag

MAYI STAFF

PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Ralph B. Peña

RESIDENT PLAYWRIGHTS
Michael Lew &
Rehana Lew Mirza

LITERARY MANAGER
Josephine Barrios, PhD

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
Chris Ignacio

LEGAL COUNSEL
Antonious Porch, Esq.
James Nguyen

COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
Charlie Read

MA-YI BOARD OF DIRECTORS

William A. Cook, M.D., Chair
Christopher Chorengel
Mars Custodio, MD
Jessica Dosch
Janel Grant
Justin Lim
Steven J. Litner
Etan Merrick
Cao K. O
Jorge Z. Ortoll
Francisca M. Tayag

MA-YI ADVISORY BOARD

Loy Arcenas
Lydia Benitez Brown
Daphne Ceniza-Kuok
Curtis S. Chin
Ian Darnton-Hill, MD
Sony Dabao Salvador
Ronald Eames
Ernest L. Escaler
Mia Katigbak
Theresa Maja-Schultz
George Martel
Charlotte Newberger
Lily O’Boyle
Fabian Obispo
Ding Pajaron
Lori Pennay
Elizabeth Roxas-Dorbish
Lolita Valderrama Savage
Cristina Sison
Cristina Tabora
Richard Upton
Ching Valdes-Aran