New Rep Gala 2017


Thank you for helping to make New Rep’s 2017 Gala a tremendous success! Because of your generosity and support, we can continue to offer outstanding theatrical productions that speak powerfully to the vital ideas of our time.

If you weren’t able to join us but want to support New Rep, please consider making a donation.

So many people came together to make this such a spectacular event. A huge thank you to Mark Linehan, our fantastic auctioneer! We thank the Commander’s Mansion for hosting us and Shkeya Brittle, owner of Red Phoenix Event Group, for helping to create such a magical evening.

We also want to thank our restaurant partners for providing the delicious food: Moldova Restaurant, Not Your Average Joe’s, Sensational Foods Catering, Stockyard Restaurant, Sweets by Red Phoenix Event Group and Wild Rice Café.Premier Bartending & Beverage Service created a delicious signature drink, Tequila Tulip, which for our guests to enjoy.

Legit Band, our evening’s entertainment, and Ballroom in Boston added to the festive mood of the evening. Thank you!

Guests loved finding what great surprises were waiting for them at the Mystery Box table, engaged in some friendly bidding wars at the Silent Auction table and took home some delicious wine from the Wine Spin table.

Thank you to our honorees for all they have done in support of New Rep Theatre and for their outstanding contributions to the arts:

Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award
Sheldon Harnick

Community Advocate Award
Branch Line Restaurant

Karoff Leadership Award
Michael McCay and Dan Salera

We are deeply grateful for the support of our Sponsors:
Media Sponsor

Featured Player Sponsors
Highland Street Foundation
The Village Bank

Ingénue Sponsors
Capaldi Limited Partnership
Residence Inn by Marriott, Watertown

Ensemble Sponsors
Eastern Bank
Vantage Graphics
Watertown Savings Bank

Most of all, we want to thank you for supporting us this year! Ticket sales account for 65% of our income, which means we depend on the generosity of our donors and corporate supporters to help us continue to present compelling and poignant productions that resonate deeply with our audience.

If you weren’t able to join us but want to support New Rep, please consider making a donation


Photos by Andrew Brilliant / Brilliant Pictures.


Charles Breckling
Robert Brustein & Doreen Beinart
Holly Crary
Marcy Crary & Tim Hall
Amy & Lee Ellsworth
Jane Feigenson
C. Nancy Fisher
Miriam Gillitt
Ellen Glanz & Richard Berger
Jodi Goodman
Kirsten Greenidge
Virginia Inglis
Ted & Ann Kurland
Shari Malyn & Jon Abbott
Daniel Newton & Christopher Flynn
Kathleen O’Connor
Austin Pendleton
Ruth Spack
Peter & Richie Vanderwarker
Richard & Betty Walker