New York Stage & Film Gala 2019

Honoring Diana DiMenna and Tom Hulce

Brian Hester Reporting from New York



New York Stage & Film 2019 Winter Gala Honorees Diana Dimenna and Tom Hulce arriving on the red carpet. Photo by Brian Hester

New York Stage and Film Company honored philanthropist and producer Diana DiMenna and actor and producer Tom Hulce last evening at its 2019 winter gala. The event, which serves as a fundraiser for NYSF’s coming season, was held at the Ziegfeld Ballroom and featured an auction, dinner, and performances from special guests.



New York Stage & Film 2019 Winter Gala Honorees Diana Dimenna and Tom Hulce, center and Executive Director Thomas Pearson, l, and Artistic Dorector Christopher Burney far right, arriving on the red carpet. Photo by Brian Hester

DiMenna, a six-time Tony nominated producer, was recognized for her commitment to theatre arts as well as her extensive philanthropic work with charities focused improving arts education. Hulce was honored for his contributions as a performer and producer; as an actor, Hulce has garnered an Emmy Award and Oscar and Tony nominations. He has also produced numerous Broadway shows, including the current Ain’t Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations as well as Spring Awakening, which earned him a Tony Award.



Josh Groban and Diana DiMenna pose for a photo on the red carpet prior to the gala, Photo by Brian Hester 2019

Honoree Tom Hulce poses with the female leads from Aint Too Proud. Photo by Brian Hester

Michael Mayer and Camryn Manheim stop for a selfie on the red carpet. Photo by Brian Hester

Raul Esparza Photo by Brian Hester

Lea Michele Photo by Brian Hester

Katheryn Gallagher and her brother. Photo by Brian Hester

Celia Keenan-Bolger Photo by Brian Hester

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