Geoff Rich Honored At Theater Company Gala
March 14, 2014 at 4:55 AM (PT)
GEOFF RICH's retirement as Exec. Dir. of THE NEW GROUP, the off-Broadway theater company, to devote full-time to his work as Pres. of DR. LAURA SCHLESSINGER's TAKE ON THE DAY LLC was marked by his being honored at the annual NEW GROUP gala in NEW YORK, reports THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.
RICH, who headed the theater company for 12 years, and playwright BETH HENLEY were the honorees at this year's event, both given the MICHAEL MENDELSON Award for Outstanding Commitment to Theater.
Among the celebrities in attendance were the current cast of HENLEY's play "THE JACKSONIAN," BILL PULLMAN, ED HARRIS, and AMY MADIGAN, along with WALLACE SHAWN, PARKER POSEY, ZOE KAZAN, PAUL DANO, HOLLY HUNTER, and LEA DELARIA.