Musical Theatre West Presents its Premiere Gala Event Broadway in the Park
2010-07-20 · By Editor
Musical Theatre West’s annual fundraiser Broadway in the Park will be held Saturday, August 7, 2010 in the Park Estates area of Long Beach, CA. MTW hopes to raise $125,000 to benefit programs including the Education and Outreach Programs, which reaches over 17,000 young people each year, introducing young people to the magic and excitement of live theater through special daytime performances and visits to the classroom. Over the last eleven years, MTW has raised over $1 million dollars benefiting outreach programs to local youth.
Broadway in the Park, now in its 12th year, has become one of MTW’s most popular fundraisers, with over 400 people attending last year’s event. The event will feature previews of the 2010–2011 58th Season productions of Annie, Cats, The World Premiere of The Summer of Love, and The Wedding Singer. The evening will also include dining, a silent auction of over 100 items, a live auction and wonderful entertainment under the stars. VIP tickets for Broadway in the Park, which include a private cocktail party, are available for $250. General admission tickets are available for $175. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Musical Theatre West box office at (562) 856-1999 x4 or visiting the box office at 4350 E 7th Street in Long Beach.
ABOUT MUSICAL THEATRE WEST
Now in its 57th season, Musical Theatre West is Southern California’s premier musical theater company. Under the leadership of Executive Director/Producer Paul Garman and Producing Artistic Director Steven Glaudini, the company has garnered numerous awards and accolades for its work presenting the entire spectrum of musical comedy, including 21 Ovation Award nominations over the past three seasons and the Margaret Harford Award for Sustained Excellence in the Theatre.
Musical Theatre West is the proud resident musical theatre company at the Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. Tickets for upcoming productions can be purchased through the MTW Box Office at (562) 856-1999 x4 or on the Musical Theatre West website.