Irondale’s 35th Anniversary Gala
featuring the presentation of the M. Edgar Rosenblum Award
to Mr. Alan Alda
May 10, 2018 6:30-9:00pm


Seven-time Emmy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Alan Alda will be the recipient of the M. Edgar Rosenblum Award during Irondale Ensemble Project’s 35th Anniversary benefit. The ceremony will take place on May 10, 2018 at The Norwood Club, 241 W. 14th Street, NY NY. The event will include cocktails and hearty hors d’oerves,Special surprise guests, and an Art Buffet of live performance and videos.

The M. Edgar Rosenblum Award is Irondale’s way of honoring people that, through their work, and their core values demonstrate a commitment to enriching their own unique audiences and communities through the arts. The award is named for one of the most innovative producers in the American not-for-profit theater. It recognizes artists, public servants, educators, and community and business leaders whose actions reflect the values of the company.

Proceeds from the Gala go to support Irondale’s theatre based learning, and community programs:

To Protect Serve and Understand
which brings NYPD officers and citizen activists together for 10 weeks of training in story telling, improvisation and the chance to walk in each other’s shoes

The Irondale Young Companies
which provide over 300 hours of free and low cost training in acting, playwriting, and technical skills to children and teens

STEM to STEAM Science technology, Engineering Arts and Math
which uses improvisation and actor training skills to enable young scientists, engineers and mathematicians (14-18) to present their work with clarity and passion.



Full Price Tickets: $350
Early Reservations: $300
Brooklyn Residents: $250
Working Artists (limited availability): $200


Pay special tribute to our honorees or to Irondale by purchasing a page in the Benefit Journal.

Benefit Journal is full color, 5” x 8”
Back Cover 5″x8″ $1,000
Inside Front or Inside Back Cover 5″x8″ $750
Full Page 5″x8″ $600
Half Page 5″x4″ $400
Quarter Page 2.375″x4″ or 5″x1.875″ $275
Full Page Size is 5” x 8”

You may write your journal message in the note section or email your message and/or business card as you would like it to appear in the journal to Terry Greiss at Images must be 300dpi, TIFF (with fonts embedded) format only. Text and logos must be received by April 21, 201.




We welcome your sponsorship.

Level 1 ($2,500)
2 Tickets to the Gala
Your Name as a Sponsor in the Gala program
An Autographed copy of Alan’s book
Your photo taken with Alan

Level 2 ($5,000)
Benefits include level 1 privileges plus:
2 additional tickets to the gala (4 in total)
4 one year Irondale memberships (tickets and special access to all Irondale performances, rehearsals, and events)

Level 3 (10,000)
Benefits include level 2 privileges plus:
2 invitations to a pre gala dinner with Alan (limited to 10 people)
2 additional tickets to the gala (6 in total)
2 additional Irondale memberships
a quarter page ad or statement of congratulations in the Gala Program

Level 4 (15,000)
Benefits include level 3 privileges plus:
“Above the title” sponsor recognition
2 additional tickets to the gala (8 in total)
Choice of a half page ad or statement of congratulations in the Gala program
8 tickets to each Irondale show in the 2018-19 season

Level 5 ($20,000 and above)
Benefits include level 4 privileges plus:
“Above the Title” listing as a Lead Sponsor
2 additional tickets to the Gala (10 in total)
Choice of a full page ad or statement of congratulations in the Gala Program