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The Crucible Director Ivo van Hove Honored by New York Theatre Workshop

The organization honored the esteemed director at its annual gala.

Artistic director James Nicola (left) and managing director Jeremy Blocker (right) join honorees Ivo van Hove, Jan Versweyveld, Heather Randall, and Noel E.D. Kirnon for a photo.
(© Henry McGee)

New York Theatre Workshop honored The Crucible's Ivo van Hove and Jan Versweyveld, as well as NYTW Board of Trustees co-presidents Heather Randall and Noel E.D. Kirnon, at its annual gala, held March 7 at the Edison Ballroom.

Michael Cerveris and Sophia Anne Caruso perform in honor of New York Theatre Workshop.
(© Henry McGee)

The evening featured special tributes from Tony Kushner, Elizabeth Marvel, Stephen Graham, and Alvin Hall, as well as special musical performances from NYTW artists and productions. Benjamin Shaw directed, with musical direction by David Dabbon. A live auction was conducted by C.K. Swett.

Damon Daunno, Amber Gray, Shaina Taub, Jessie Shelton, and Lulu Fall will appear in New York Theatre Workshop's upcoming production of Hadestown.
(© Henry McGee)

Since meeting NYTW artistic director Jim Nicola in 1995, van Hove and Versweyveld have collaborated on several NYTW productions including The Little Foxes, The Misanthrope, Hedda Gabler, Alice in Bed, A Streetcar Named Desire, More Stately Mansions, Scenes From a Marriage, and this season's acclaimed musical Lazarus, written by David Bowie and Enda Walsh. This Broadway season also boasts two of their collaborations — A View From the Bridge and Arthur Miller's The Crucible.

Randall has served as both president and co-president of NTYW's Board of Trustees for nine years. Kirnon joined Randall as co-president in 2011 after serving as a member of NYTW's Board of Trustees since 2007 and becoming treasurer in 2010.

Rent collaborators Michael Greif and Daphne Rubin-Vega reunite at New York Theatre Workshop's annual gala.
(© Henry McGee)
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