2019 Gala

ORIGIN THEATRE COMPANY ANNUAL GALA 

MONDAY, MAY 20TH 2019 | 320 PARK AVENUE, 35TH FLOOR (Between 50 & 51 Streets)


HOSTED BY

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GALA HONOREE


Loretta Brennan Glucksman
Awarded the Inaugural
Tom Moran Business to Arts Leadership Award

 

ARTISTIC HONOREE

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Joseph Sikora
Origin’s Artist of the Year Award


Joseph Sikora has established himself as an actor who can tackle some of the most complex and dynamic characters on the big and small screen. Joseph is best known for his lead role on the STARZ hit show Power.  Playing Tommy Egan, a notoriously vicious hothead who is wild and wounded, but loyal to a fault. Many critics say that Joseph’s role is the heart of the show and that he is quickly becoming America’s most beloved antihero. Sikora’s past film credits includes Chris McQuarrie’s Jack Reacher,  in Lionsgate’s Safe as a Russian gangster and nemesis to Jason Statham, in Scorsese’s Shutter Island and in David Schwimmer’s Trust opposite Clive Owens, among others. Joseph will next be seen in Jacob’s Ladder opposite Michael Ealy and in the psychological thriller The Intruder, opposite Michael Ealy and Dennis Quaid. On TV Joseph has guest starred  on HBO’s True Detective opposite Matthew McConaughey, the controversial TV movie Normal opposite Jessica Lange and Tom Wilkinson, in Martin Scorsese’s  episode of Boardwalk Empire, and in Netflix’s hit TV mini-series Maniac. Other TV credits include: BansheeCSI: NYCSI: Miami, Criminal MindsLaw and Order: SVUGrey’s AnatomyThe Good WifeBlue Bloods, WGN’s Underground, and more. Sikora has appeared on and off Broadway and was born and raised in the city of Chicago on the far northwest side.

 

FESTIVE ATTIRE

6:30 pm

COCKTAILS

7:00 pm

BUFFET DINNER

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE BY LEGENDARY SINGER JUDY COLLINS


Origin’s annual pan–European party features a special Origin showcase, live entertainment, & an Auction to benefit Origin’s nonprofit theatre programs, including the second annual European Month of Culture series in partnership with the European Union Delegation coming up in May 2019!

 

GALA COMMITTEE
Brett Perala, Chair and Janice Gormley, Vice Chair
Elaine Brennan, Tina Santi Flaherty, Sean P. Kelly, Kate Kennon, Terence R. Law, Kelsey Louie, Turlough McConnell, Kieran McLoughlin, Ute Schmid Keyes, Archley Prudent, Lisa Sullivan and Llewellyn Young

 

Sponsorships start at $5,000 and tickets start at $250

Early Bird Pricing through May 1st

BUY TICKETS NOW

 

Auction items, including a seaside stay in Antiguaa Zulu Nyala Safari, and vacation in Barbados are also available online.

Visit origintheatre.org or call 212-253-8300

 

ORIGIN IS NEW YORK’S HOME FOR EUROPEAN THEATRE

George C. Heslin | Founding Artistic Director