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When:   January 12, 2011 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where:   The Acorn Theater at Theater Row
410 West 42nd St (on the South side between 9th & 10th Ave)
Price:   $75.25
Type:   Arts

Please join a special Multi-Ivy League event (with alumni from Stanford, Columbia, Princeton, Harvard, Yale, UPenn, etc.) with alumni, family & friends on Wed., January 12, 2011, 7pm for:†

The†world premiere†of†Blood from a Stone†by Tommy Nohilly†
with a†special†talk-back afterwards†with†Ethan Hawke†and†other cast and crew members of this exciting new play and

hawke photo

The talk-back, after the theatrical performance, will be†co-moderated by Jeanine Jeo-Hi Kim (Yale '89, Columbia MBA '95), Founder of The Metropolitan Arts League, a charitable organization of art patrons. There will be a happy hour before the show at Dalton's Bar & Grill for people to meet & talk (See details below).
Blood from a Stoneis an electric and darkly comic portrayal of a troubled working-class family in New Britain, CT. Travis visits his parents home to check on his brother Matt and his mother, only to find himself sucked into intractable conflicts, and a whole household on the verge of implosion.†Blood From A Stone†is a stunning and shattering debut by†talented actor and writer,†Tommy Nohilly (MFA Columbia).
Directed by The New Group's Artistic Director, Scott Elliot (Producer of Avenue Q), the exquisite ensemble includes Ethan Hawke, Natasha Lyonne, Gordon Clapp, Thomas Guiry,†and†Daphne Rubin-Vega, with sets designed by Tony award winning designer, Derek McLane (Harvard BA, Yale MFA)
Wednesday,†January 12, 2011
Curtain is at 7pm
(please try to arrive†no later than 6:30pm†to pick up your tickets)
Happy Hour before the Show, 5.30-6.30pm
Dalton's Bar & Grill

611 9th Ave NY, NY 10036 (btwn. 43rd & 44th)
Happy Hour Specials, Food & Drink Avail. for Individual Purchase
Tel: 212 245 -5511,
(Parking available across the street at MPG Manhattan Plaza, 427 West 42nd Street, and several nearby lots. Check for street parking regulations.)

Tickets are $75.25 each (with†$35†considered atax deductible†donation. †Proceeds go to supporting The New Group, a 501(c)3 organization).††To purchase tickets by credit card, please call†or emailCristina Galeano, Director of Special Events and Individual Giving†atThe New Group†(212) 244-3380ext 314 or This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript †indicating "Yale Ticket" and including†your name,†credit card number, expiration date, billing address, phone number, email address, number of tickets you would like to purchase, and total amount to be charged.††
To purchase by check, please send a check†for $75.25 per ticket made out to The New Group indicating "Yale Ticket" along with your name, address, phone number and email address to:
Cristina Galeano
Director of Special Events & Individual Giving
The New Group
410 West 42nd†St.
New York, NY 10036
Seats are limited and based on a first come, first served basis so purchase your tickets early. †Alumni, family, friends & guests are all welcome!
Payment must be received by†Friday, December 3rdto guarantee tickets. †
THE†NEW†GROUP†is an artist-driven company with a commitment to developing and producing powerful, contemporary theater. While constantly evolving, The New Group maintains an ensemble approach to all its work and an articulated style of emotional immediacy in its acting and productions. In this way, The New Group seeks a theater that is adventurous, stimulating and most importantly "now" a true forum for the present culture.

The New Group's†past productions†have also received awards including Best New Musical, and the Calloway, Kalbie, Taking Off, and Theatre World Awards. †Since 1995†The New Group†has presented such†acclaimed plays as:†Avenue Q,†Abigail's†Party,†Hurlyburly,Terrifying Titles,†Goose Pimples, Some Voices,†Strangers†Knocking,†The Starry Messenger, A Lie of the Mind,†and†The Kid.
Avenue Q
New Group artists includes some incredible talents such as Matthew Broderick, Keith Carradine, Bobby Cannavale, Kiernan Culkin, Josh Hamilton, Kristen Johnston,†Jennifer Jason Leigh,†Kenneth Lonergan,†David Margulies,†Laurie Metcalf, Pat Methany,†Alessandro Nivola, Cynthia Nixon,†Martha Plimpton, Parker Posey, Sam Rockwell,††Mark Ruffalo,†ChloŽ Sevigny,†Wallace Shawn,†Frank Whaley, and many others.

Visit††to learn more about The New Group.

If have any questions about the event or The Metropolitan Arts League, or you'd like to email some questions beforehand, please contact Jeanine Jeo-Hi Kim at This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript .†

Additional Info/Contact:
Jeanine Jeo-Hi Kim at This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript