International Awards Week – October 25 Through November 3

Please join us for a week of amazing events Saturday, October 25 to Monday, November 3 as part of the Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award, honoring the 2014 awardee Patricia Ariza from Colombia, South America and celebrating the work of 20 other nominees from 18 additional countries around the globe.

Joyce Maio/Sophia Romma, International Committee Chairs.

Melody Brooks/Gwynn MacDonald, Award Chairs.

Please note the schedule will be frequently updated check back before each event

All RSVP’s to

Saturday, October 25

12:00pm to 2:00pm

A New York Style Brunch to welcome Patricia Ariza to our city. Hosted by Banana Boat Productions

554 West 53rd Street

(SE Corner 11th Avenue)

Open to LPTW Members and Nominees; RSVP Required

Monday, October 27

All Day Immersion in the Work and Legacy of Patricia Ariza


365 Fifth Ave (@34th Street)

11:30am – 12:00pm

Screening of videos about Patricia—an introduction to the 48-year career of this enduring theatre artist, activist, poet and innovator

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Live Interview with Patricia, conducted by Diana Taylor, Director of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, live streamed with Audience Q&A (English/Spanish with translator)

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

RSVP suggested

3:30pm to 5:00pm

Patricia in Action! An open rehearsal highlighting Patricia’s workshop process

Martin E. Segal Theatre Center

RSVP suggested

6:30pm to 7:00pm

Musical Prelude w/FOLK Colombia

Elebash Recital Hall

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Award Ceremony and Celebration: a mix of talk, music and performance excerpts (Girl Be Heard, Culture Project, Patricia’s work) inspired by and honoring Patricia, and acknowledging her co-nominees.

Elebash Recital Hall

RSVP suggested

9:00pm to 11:00pm After-Party: STUNNING VIEWS and donated food from the Arepa Lady, Little Pie Company, Churrascaria Plataforma, Cupcake Cafe, and others! Cash Bar

230 Fifth Avenue

Rooftop Bar

RSVP suggested

Tuesday, October 28

7:00pm to 10:00pm

Poetry Reading by Patricia and two-time Tony nominee Josie de Guzman (English translations). Interview by Miriam Colón, legendary founder of Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre.

Americas Society

680 Park Avenue

(@68th Street)

Free to AS Members; $15 for LPTW members (includes       event and reception.) Book Tickets

Wednesday, October 29

11:00am to 3:00pm

Making Change-Making Theatre: Performance and Panel Event sponsored by the O’Neill Film and Theatrical Foundation showcasing the work of all 21 G/C Award Nominees

La MaMa First Floor Theatre

74A East 4th Street

(bet Bowery and 2nd Avenue)

RSVP Required

Friday, October 31

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Theatre and Social Change:

Curated discussion with Patricia and invited participants practicing theatre in the service of social reform.

LARK Play Development Center

311 West 43rd Street

(between 8th & 9th)

By Invitation

Inquiries to:

Monday, November 3

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Participants engage with Patricia

one-on-one to exchange ideas and explore

collaborative opportunities

Pranna Restaurant

79 Madison Avenue

Click here for more information about International Awards’ event An Evening with Patricia Ariza

Patrica Ariza WIT Interview

Read about our award nominees

Learn more about the League of Professional Theatre Women’s Guider/Coigney Award


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