Clevelander Roe Green honored by Dramatists Guild
(Member, Cleveland Critics Circle, American Theatre Critics Association)
On October 10, at the Dramatists Guild Fund annual gala at the Edison Ballroom in New York, Cleveland's Roe Green, Founder and President was honored for her patronage of the arts. The event was hosted by television and Broadway actor Michael Urie, and featured such legendary theatre elite as Stephen Schwartz, Ben Vereen, Bernadette Peters and Stephen Sondheim.
The Dramatists Guild Fund is the public charity arm of The Dramatists Guild of America. Its mission is to aid and nurture writers for the theater, to fund non-profit theatres producing contemporary American plays and to heighten awareness, appreciation and support of theatre across America.
Ms. Green, a graduate of Beachwood High School, noted for her contributions to such organizations as Kent State University, where she built the Roe Green Center, sponsors a visiting director's series, and serves on the Porthouse Theatre Board. She serves as a member of the Board of the Cleveland Play House and is the honorary producer of the Fusion Fest. She was the recipient of the 2009 Ohio Arts Council's Governor's Arts ?Patron Award.