Taylor Mac and Friends: 2017 Booth Award Ceremony

APR 28, 2017 | 7:00 PM



The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue


C200: Proshansky Auditorium


April 28, 2017: 7:00 PM


Free; Reservations Required


Public Programs



Reservations are full; this event will be LIVE-STREAMED.

Join us for an evening celebrating the groundbreaking work of Taylor Mac, whose marathon show A 24-Decade History of Popular Music was a major event of 2016. (“One of the greatest experiences of my life” — Wesley Morris, New York Times.) Mac receives the 2017 Edwin Booth Award, given annually by the CUNY Graduate Center's Doctoral Theatre Students’ Association to honor outstanding contributions to the NYC theatre community. Hosted by MC Salty Brine, the event features scheduled guests Tigger!, Matt Ray, Machine Dazzle, Crystal Lucas-Perry, Morgan Jenness, Paul Zimet & Ellen Maddow, Heather Christian, and more! Speakers include Frank Hentschker, executive director of the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, Niegel Smith, and Sean Edgecomb. Mac is also a winner of the 2017 Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History.
Presented with the GC CUNY Doctoral Theatre Students' Association and the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center.