WESTPORT, Conn.-- Arts advocate and philanthropist Howard J. Aibel of Weston will be honored with the Westport Country Playhouse Leadership Award at the theater’s annual fund-raising gala on Sept. 16.
A playhouse board of trustees vice chair, Aibel is actively committed to the playhouse’s stability, growth, and effectiveness.
“I am so pleased to have this opportunity to celebrate Howard Aibel at our Gala,” said Michael Ross, playhouse managing director. “Not only has he been a lifelong supporter of the performing arts, but he has been instrumental to the success and vibrancy of Westport Country Playhouse through so much of its history."
Aibel is a member of the Conservation Commission of the Town of Weston, and a trustee of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield. He served two terms as president of the Harvard Law School Association of New York and is a former vice president at-large of the association.
The playhouse gala will include a cocktail party at 5:45 p.m., followed by a 7 p.m. performance. Dinner with the evening’s artists and special guests will be at 8:30 p.m.
Gala tickets range from $250 to $2,500.
For more gala information or ticket purchases, contact Elizabeth Marks Juviler, special events coordinator, at 203-227-5137, ext. 123, or email@example.com.