Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Gala
Boscobel, Garrison, New York
The annual gala celebration for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival was attended by more than 300 and held at restored Federal-period house, Boscobel. The evening started with cocktails on the great lawn overlooking the Hudson; guest then moved into the theater tent where the 2012 company of actors offered previews of three summer shows (The 39 Steps, Romeo and Juliet, and Love’s Labour’s Lost).
George Lowery, chairman of Manhattan’s Swann Galleries, led an auction that raised $130,000. Guests then adjourned to a dinner with sunset river views.