Photo Flash: Tony Vincent, Nicole Parker, and More at BDF's WHITE CHRISTMAS Benefit
Vicki and Chris Le Vine, along with The Broadway Dreams Foundation, presented the third annuAl White Christmas at Sweetwater Farm and Grace Winery (50 Sweetwater Road, Glen Mills, PA) on Sunday, December 16. The festive old-fashioned piano party and cabaret featured performances by Broadway's brightest stars and talented local BDF students. Each year hundreds of students received valuable musical theatre training through BDF programs offered in partnership with Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Check out photos from the event below!
The Broadway Dreams Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to training, mentoring and providing career opportunities to the next generation of musical theater performers. Intensive programs are offered nationally throughout the year, led by an exceptional faculty of high-profile Broadway professionals. BDF offers significant scholarships to hundreds of participants each year, ensuring that all qualified students are able to realize their Broadway dreams regardless of their financial status. This past year, 42% of all BDF students attended programs on full or partial scholarship. Past students have gone on to star in Broadway, national touring and regional productions including Bring it On (Ryan Redmond, Calli Alden), Bare (Ariana Groover), Memphis (Lindsay Roberts), The Book of Mormon (Paris Nesbitt), The Addams Family (Ethan Wexler) and Spring Awakening (Blake Daniels).
Proprietors Chris and Vicki Le Vine and winemaker Sean Kramer proudly introduce Grace Winery. The vineyard and winery are nestled on the grounds of Sweetwater Farm Bed and Breakfast in the historic Brandywine Valley. The Barn at Grace Winery is newly-renovated 1750 Bank Barn that is home to the winery, wine tasting room and event space. The beautifully designed rooms serve as the perfect backdrop for a memorable event. Whether it is your dream wedding in the barn, a corporate meeting, a private family dinner in the winery or a cocktail reception on the back patio overlooking Sweetwater Wood, Grace Winery is your destination of choice. Please contact the Innkeepers at Sweetwater Farm to schedule a private tour of our beautiful facility. For more information, please visit www.sweetwaterfarmbb.com.
Kirsten & Matthew Scott and BDF Students Gretta Bradbury and John Battagliese
Kirsten Scott and BDF Students
Paul Canaan and BDF Philadelphia students
Tony Vincent performs with BDF Philadelphia Students
Grace Winery at Sweetwater Farm