3/30: THEATRE FORWARD CANCELS CHAIRMAN'S AWARDS GALA IN NYC
Posted by: Official_Press_Release11:22 am EDT 03/17/20
THEATRE FORWARD CANCELS CHAIRMAN’S AWARDS GALA ON
March 30, 2020 in New York City at the Edison Ballroom
New York City…In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and to support citywide efforts to reduce the spread of the virus, Theatre Forward, a non-profit arts organization based in New York City has cancelled the Theatre Forward Chairman’s Awards Gala at The Edison Ballroom on March 30th to celebrate Bruce E. Whitacre and Kelli O'Hara. “The public safety and health of our community is our top priority. Like our 19 theatres across the country, we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and like them, we rely on the generosity of our community. We hope you will join us in supporting America’s great theatres now. In this extraordinary time, performing arts organizations are facing unprecedented challenges. Theatre matters all the time, and especially in times of uncertainty,” said John Thomopoulos, Theatre Forward Chairman. Please visit www.theatreforward.org to find out how to support theatres across the country right now.
Theatre Forward is a non-profit arts organization that supports a network of 19 prominent regional theatres in their efforts to enrich communities and make theatre accessible to all. By connecting these theatres to funding and resources on a national level, Theatre Forward champions the creation of thought-provoking performances for diverse audiences and helps drive education and community programs that fuel positive social change and meaningful engagement. Theatre Forward aims to increase access and opportunity for all to experience theatre.