STAGE TUBE: John Tartaglia, Judy Gold Talk Givenik.com!
Givenik.com has announced two more stars who have joined their Ambassador Program, it was announced by Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters. Judy Gold (The Judy Show) joins in support of The Hetrick-Martin Institute and The Family Equality Council, and John Tartaglia (John Tartaglia's Imaginocean) joins in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Check out what they have to say below!
The Givenik Ambassador Program features cast members of hit shows discussing the causes and charities they support in short video blogs. Through this exciting new element of Givenik.com, fans will have the opportunity to pose questions to upcoming Ambassadors via Givenik's Facebook and Twitter feeds. The Ambassadors will then answer a selection of questions in their video blogs. Content is available by visiting www.facebook.com/Givenik. Other Givenik Ambassadors include Reeve Carney (Spider-Man), Joel Grey (Anything Goes) and Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon).
"Our Broadway stars are the public face of our community, and I am thrilled that so many are helping to spread the word about Givenik," commented Jordan Roth. "I am always so moved and inspired by how charitable the theater world is and the Givenik Ambassador Program is a manifestation of that care and commitment."
Givenik.com is redefining theatergoing, one ticket at a time. The revolutionary service offers discount, full-price & premium tickets to dozens of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, as well as group rates to all shows, and donates 5% of the ticket prIce To the charity of the ticket-buyer's choice. Give money, save money, see a show-it's a win-win-win situation.
Give·nik (n.) 1. a person whose passion for charity is matched only by his/her passion for all things Broadway; 2. a user of givenik.com
Any certified non-profit organization can sign up to be a part of Givenik.com for free to develop a new, year-round fundraising mechanism. The organizations that have joined Givenik.com since it launched in 2007, from national groups to local chapters, and from arts organizations to educational institutions, include Broadway Impact, City Harvest, Human Rights Campaign, Dress for Success Worldwide, God's Love We Deliver, The Actors Fund, Central Park Conservancy, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, People for the American Way, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Creative Alternatives of New York, Manhattan Theatre Club, local chapters of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, the Museum for African Art and Stand Up To Cancer.
Theatergoers interested in becoming "giveniks" and charitable organizations and school groups interested in joining can simply go to www.givenik.com for more information.