The Wooster Group’s 2017 Benefit was held on Tuesday, March 14th at The Performing Garage, 33 Wooster Street, New York City.
Guests that attended included George Ahl, Peter Ahl, Stephanie Ahl, Yesim Ak, Jo Andres, Claudia Baez, Joe Baio, Eric Berryman, Daniel Bittencourt, Vivien Bittencourt, Alvin Booth, Hali Briendel, Winsome Brown, Steve Buscemi, Ben Carus, Paul Cassidy, Darinka Chase, Jeffrey Deitch, Teresa Dilger, Anthony Edwards, Lund Elvira, Kai Erica, Joseph Evangelisti, Vernon Evenson, Emme Feiwel, Jim Fletcher, Ari Fliakos, Priscila Garcia-Jacquier, Anne Griffin, Laurie Hawkinson, Cynthia Hedstrom, Colin Heywood, Chris Highland, Titia Huist, Oscar Isaac, Richard Johnson, Molly Kaplan, Vincent Katz, Jamie Kaye-Phillips, Nikki Kozel, Nike Lanning, Karen Lashinsky, Tyler Lea, Elizabeth LeCompte, Noah LeGros, Paula Livingston, Jonathan Marder, Seton Melville, Robyn Mewshaw, Jenni Muidaur, Kristin Mullin, Dex Phillip, Steven Phillips, Alexandra Posen, David Salle, Gavin Sanders, Eva Schmiedleitner, Jenny Seastone, Stephanie Sheng, Vicki Sheng, Scott Shepherd, Cindy Sherman, Rebecca Smeyne, Henry Smith-Miller, Nathan Spitieri, Casey Spooner, Isabel Swift, Willard Taylor, Julia Telles, Danusia Trevino, Tiago Valente, Kate Valk, Shawn Warren, andDarren Waterston.
The Benefit Committee includes George Ahl, Yesim Ak, Antonia and David Belt, Winsome Brown and Claude Arpels, Molly Davies Jeffrey Deitch, Bernard Dikman, Anthony Edwards, Robert Gober and Donald Moffett, April Gornik and Eric Fischl, JP Morgan Chase, Metro Pictures, Orentreich Family Foundation, The Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, Monica & Philip Rosnthal, Rosenthal Family Foundation, David Salle, and Willard Taylor.
Credit ©Patrick McMullan Company- Presley Ann/PMC
The group reassembled at The Performing Garage to accommodate 100 guests for drinks, dinner and a performance. Chef Alejandro Alcocer of L’Estudio Green served a course that included petit pan squash and fava beans with herb goat cheese, mixed baby greens with sungold tomatoes and red–wine vinaigrette, seafood paella, seared grass–fed beef tenderloin with mixed potato purée and green beans, rainbow quinoa with mixed vegetable brunoises, panna cotta, and chocolate pot de crème.
The Wooster Group is a company of artists who make works for theater, dance, and media. They are based in New York City at The Performing Garage at 33 Wooster Street, where they develop and perform their work. The Group also performs at larger theaters in New York and their productions tour nationally and internationally.