Photos: 2017 Gala for the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.)
The 2017 Gala for the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University raised nearly $1.3 million in support of the theater’s artistic, community, and education programs. The event was held at the Boch Center Wang Theatre on Monday, February 27, 2017 with nearly 500 supporters from Boston, Los Angeles, and New York in attendance. The night featured entertainment from Laura Michelle Kelly, currently performing on the National tour of The King and I and star of Finding Neverland at A.R.T. and on Broadway, alongside Michael Luwoye, star of Hamilton and Witness Uganda at A.R.T. and Off-Broadway (as Invisible Thread), and Wilder Cerrate, a student at Josiah Quincy Upper School from A.R.T.’s Proclamation Project. Guests included RoAnn Costin (Recipient of the 2017 A.R.T. Angel Award), A.R.T. Board Chair Steve Johnson, Gala co-chairs Kate Gellert, Sid Yog, Katie and Paul Buttenwieser, A.R.T. Board members Ann Gund and Lis Tarlow, Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria, Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith, cellist Yo-Yo Ma, Snap Chairman Michael Lynton, Boch Enterprises CEO and President Ernie Boch Jr., Sara Campbell, Barbara and Amos Hostetter, and more.