November 17th is the date and 360 Degrees, a sleek, modern Tribeca penthouse, is the place to be as The Acting Company celebrates its 42nd Season and presents the John Houseman Award to DR. MARY SCHMIDT CAMPBELL, Dean Emerita of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, a member of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, former Chair of the New York State Council on the Arts and Commissioner of NYC’s Department of Cultural Affairs. VIN CIPOLLA, President of RGV and the Municipal Art Society of New York, will receive the Warburg Humanitarian Award for Outstanding Philanthropic Endeavor.
JESSE L. MARTIN, an alumnus of both NYU Tisch and The Acting Company will present the Houseman Award to Dr. Campbell, given in recognition of a profound commitment to the development of American actors; DAVID ROCKEFELLER, JR. will present the Warburg Award to Mr. Cippolla. Kinky Boot’s Tony-winning star, BILLY PORTER will entertain. On the Town's STEPHEN DeROSA will emcee. Silent and Live Auctions and dancing to the music of Grammy-winning orchestra, VINCE GIORDANO and the Nighthawks complete the evening. ANGELA PIERCE and TIM SAUNDERS co-chair. For more information: 212-258-3111.