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Theatre Forward Gala

March 30, 2020 @ 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Theatre Forward’s annual Chairman’s Awards Gala will be held on March 30th at the Edison Ballroom in NYC. It is one of the nation’s leading theatrical not-for-profit fundraising galas with 350 corporate, social and entertainment leaders who support Theatre Forward’s member theatres. This year, Theatre Forward will honor Tony Award-Winning actress, Kelli O’Hara, and Theatre Forward Executive Director, Bruce E. Whitacre.

O’Hara will receive the Theatre Artist Award, presented by Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher, and Whitacre will receive the Theatre Forward Leadership Award, presented by Regina Taylor.

The benefit will begin with cocktails at 6:30 PM and dinner at 7:30 PM. The awards ceremony and entertainment will follow, hosted by Tony nominee Ashley Park. Performers and special guests will include Billy Bustamante (Soft Power), Elizabeth Davis, James Harkness (Ain’t Too Proud), Kendyl Ito (Soft Power), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story), and Harry Connick, Jr.

Theatre Forward is a non-profit arts organization that supports a network of 19 regional theatres in their efforts to enrich communities and make theatre accessible to all.


March 30, 2020
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM


edison ballroom
240 West 47 Street
New York, NY 10036 United States
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