Photo Flash: Inside NYC Children's Theater's 2019 Gala
This past Tuesday, April 23rd New York City Children's Theater hosted their Annual Gala at The Edison Ballroom, 240 W. 47th Street, New York City.
Over 200 guests enjoyed a cocktail reception, seated dinner and live performances by:Eryn LeCroy, who is currently performing the role of Christine Daaé at select performances of The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway, sang "Stories" from our past production YOUNG Charles Dickens, Book & Lyrics by Barbara Zinn Krieger, Music by Charles Greenberg.
The 22-year-old theater company and arts education non-profit featured an excerpt from our recent dance-theater production THIS IS SADIE, choreographed and directed by Stephanie Klemons (Broadway's Hamilton, Bring It On and Director/Choreographer In The Heights at the Kennedy Center) with a scenario by Barbara Zinn Krieger.
The Gala honored:
Harmony Award recipient: Bill Bowers, world-renowned mime and NYCCT collaborator
Family of Artist Award recipient: Lois Olshan, NYC Dept of Education Teacher and Arts Liaison for PS 144 Q
Luminary Award recipient: Jonathan Shmidt Chapman, Executive Director, Theater for Young Audiences/USA
Photo Credit: Ben Gabbe
Honoree Bill Bowers
Honoree Lois Olshan and Education Director Sara Morgulis
Honoree Jonathan Shmidt Chapman and Guest Speaker David Kilpatrick, Manager of Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences