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Michael Stuhlbarg, Jennifer Ehle, Jocelyn Bioh Set for Soho Rep Gala

The event will take place on April 16.

Michael Stuhlbarg will take part in Soho Rep's 2018 spring gala.
(© David Gordon)

Soho Rep's 2018 Spring Fête, emceed by writer and performer Jocelyn Bioh (School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play), will honor philanthropists Janice Lee and Stuart Shapiro. The event is set to take place Monday, April 16, at the Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers.

The event will feature appearances by actor Jennifer Ehle (Oslo), playwrights Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (An Octoroon) and Tony Kushner (Angels in America), and performers Tim Blake Nelson (Leaves of Grass), Gloria Reuben (Mr. Robot), Michael Stuhlbarg (Call Me by Your Name), Grammy winner Steve Earle, performance artists Narcissister and Jomamma Jones, and the cast of the play Duat.

Lee and Shapiro are avid theatergoers and engaged philanthropists who first became involved with Soho Rep. in 2008 after seeing the theater's production of Sarah Kane's Blasted. Lee joined the organization's board in 2015.

The event will begin at 6pm with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Dinner, performances, and live auction will begin at 7pm with dessert and honoree presentation. Tickets, starting at $750, and tables, starting at $5,000, can be purchased via Sam Horvath at Soho Rep. at 212-941-8632, ext. 207 and at [email protected]


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