Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit

The Gala performance featured Kelli O’Hara, Brandon Victor Dixon, and the young people of SAY in an inspiring, original piece.

By: May. 24, 2023
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 SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young hosted its 21st Annual Benefit Gala, live and in person, on Monday, May 22, 2023. The evening featured a performance starring the evening’s host Kelli O’Hara, and Brandon Victor Dixon, as well as the young people of SAY, along with dinner and a live auction. This year’s honorees included award-winning entertainer Wayne Brady, journalist & author John Hendrickson, as well as Mariska Hargitay & Peter Hermann who will be inducted into the SAY: HALL OF FAME, and the Fabric & Craft Store Chain JOANN will be awarded the BUDD MAYER ADVOCACY AWARD. 

See photos below!

The Gala performance, written & directed by SAY’s Founder, Taro Alexander, co-written and with Musical Direction by Everett Bradley, featured Kelli O’Hara, Brandon Victor Dixon, and the young people of SAY in an inspiring, original piece.

Photo Credit: Mikiodo

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Susan Booth and Noah Cornman

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Peter Hermann and Mariska Hargitay

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Mariska Hargitay

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
John Hendrickson

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
John Hendrickson and his wife, Liz Rawson

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Noah CornmanPeter Hermann and Mariska Hargitay

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Peter Hermann, Mariska Hargitay and their family with the kids of SAY

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Peter Hermann and Mariska Hargitay with their children, August Miklos Friedrich, Andrew Nicolas and Amaya Josephine

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Brandon Victor Dixon and Danielle Lenee

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Kelli O'Hara

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Kelli O'Hara, Everett Bradley and Taro Alexander with the kids of SAY

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Kelli O' Hara, Keon Lee, Zane Aguirre, Leena Robertson, and Brandon Victor Dixon

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Kelli O' Hara and SAY Teens

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Kelli O' Hara and Taro Alexander

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Ezra Knight and Riki Mayer Alexander

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Everette Bradley and the SAY Orchestra

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Everett Bradley

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
Everett Bradley and the kids of SAY

Photos: See Mariska Hargitay, Kelli O'Hara & More at The Stuttering Association for the Young Benefit
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