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Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman to Be Honored at School Theatre Benefit Photo Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman to Be Honored at School Theatre Benefit
by Julie Musbach - Apr 22, 2019

The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) will honor Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman with the Broadway Back to School Award, which recognizes the impact of key leaders in the theatrical industry and education in building access and excellence in school theatre. Shaiman and Wittman were among the first creative leaders in the theatrical industry to recognize that the involvement of young students in musical theatre was essential for their success in school and life as well as for the progress and growth of the industry. 

Photo Flash: The Educational Theatre 4th Annual BROADWAY BACK TO SCHOOL At Feinstein' Photo Photo Flash: The Educational Theatre 4th Annual BROADWAY BACK TO SCHOOL At Feinstein's/Below 54
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2018

The Educational Theatre Foundation's fourth annual Broadway Back to School event, benefiting school theatre education programs for schools in need, was held Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City.

Jeffrey Seller Gifts Educational Theatre Foundation with Donation to Support Musical  Photo Jeffrey Seller Gifts Educational Theatre Foundation with Donation to Support Musical Theatre in Middle Schools
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2018

The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) announces a major gift from Jeffrey Seller, in support of its JumpStart Theatre program that builds sustainable musical theatre programs in middle schools that previously had none. The gift will enable the program to expand to a new city in 2019.

Founders Of Broadway Junior Program, Gershon And Dunnn, Honored By Educational Theatr Photo Founders Of Broadway Junior Program, Gershon And Dunnn, Honored By Educational Theatre Foundation
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2018

The Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) is pleased to announce a major gift from Jeffrey Seller, in support of its JumpStart Theatre program that builds sustainable musical theatre programs in middle schools that previously had none. The gift will enable the program to expand to a new city in 2019.

Bonnie Milligan, Caitlin Kinnunen and More to Perform at Broadway Back To School Bene Photo Bonnie Milligan, Caitlin Kinnunen and More to Perform at Broadway Back To School Benefit
by Julie Musbach - Sep 11, 2018

The fourth annual Broadway Back to School, benefitting theatre education programs for underserved schools, takes place September 23 at Feinstein's 54 Below in New York City.

Freddie Gershon And Sharon Dunn To Be Honored At School Theatre Benefit In NYC Photo Freddie Gershon And Sharon Dunn To Be Honored At School Theatre Benefit In NYC
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 14, 2018

Key leaders in education and the theatrical industry will be honored by the Educational Theatre Foundation  (ETF) with the Broadway Back to School Award. The inaugural recipients are Freddie Gershon, Co-Chairman of Music Theatre International (MTI), and Dr. Sharon Dunn, formerly Senior Manager for Arts Education for the New York City Department of Education, for their work in initiating the Broadway Junior program, which was a breakthrough in the history of school theatre.

Freddie Gershon And Sharon Dunn To Be Honored At School Theatre Benefit In NYC Photo Freddie Gershon And Sharon Dunn To Be Honored At School Theatre Benefit In NYC
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2018

Key leaders in education and the theatrical industry will be honored by the Educational Theatre Foundation (ETF) with the Broadway Back to School Award. The inaugural recipients are Freddie Gershon, Co-Chairman of Music Theatre International (MTI), and Dr. Sharon Dunn, formerly Senior Manager for Arts Education for the New York City Department of Education, for their work in initiating the Broadway Junior program, which was a breakthrough in the history of school theatre.

Photo Coverage: Myrna and Freddie Gershon Host 30th Anniversary Celebration for Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty at 54 Below
by Robert Diamond - Sep 29, 2013

Myrna and Freddie Gershon hosted a full house at 54 Below on Thursday the 26th of September for the 30th Anniversary Celebration of songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.

Historical Society to Honor MTI's Freddie and Myrna Gershon During 15th American Musicals Project Benefit
by Kelsey Denette - May 7, 2013

The New-York Historical Society will honor supporters of musical theater education Myrna and Freddie Gershon and Manhattan P94M principal Ronnie Shuster during the fifteenth annual American Musicals Project Benefit, on Monday, May 20, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. Guests will be treated to an evening of music from Broadway's golden era featuring the songs of Lorenz Hart and Rodgers & Hammerstein. Ticket proceeds benefit the American Musicals Project, a creative educational curriculum.

Cast of HAIR to Perform at Mayor's Awards Ceremony 11/10; Vanessa Williams to Host
by Faetra Petillo - Nov 10, 2008

Members of the cast of HAIR will perform the signature song 'Hair' at the Apollo Theatre today - Monday, November 10 - during a ceremony in which Mayor Michael Bloomberg will present a Mayor's Award for Arts and Culture to HAIR composer Galt MacDermot and five others members of the arts community.

Mayor Bloomberg to Present Handel Medallion to Neil Simon Nov. 10
by Robert Diamond - Nov 9, 2008

Mayor Michael Bloomberg will present the Handel Medallion to Neil Simon at a reception at the Apollo Theatre Monday evening, November 10. The Handel Medallion is the highest official honor given by the City of New York and is presented for outstanding achievement in the arts.

Photo Coverage: The Al Hirschfeld Project
by Peter James Zielinski - Mar 14, 2008