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Cui Bono: Benefit Roundup

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Getting a read on Wynn Handman

Who Benefits: American Place Theater, celebrating Wynn Handman
On May 21, The American Place Theatre celebrates its own 45th birthday and Wynn Handman’s 85th at the Hudson Thetaer. A dinner precedes live and filmed performances by Eric Bogosian, Allison Janney, Richard Gere, etc. Dessert and dancing and a few numbers by Barbara Cook follow. Tickets range from $125 to $85,000. 212.838.1660, ext. 21.

Who Benefits: Soho Rep
On May 14, Soho Rep inaugurates new artistic director Sarah Benson with a gala celebration. The event includes previews of new works by Soho rep associated playwrights as well as cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and champagne toast. Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, and Meryl Streep will feature. Tickets range from $250 to $10,000. 212.941.8632, ext. 203, gala@sohorep.org.