Musical Theatre West’s 13th Annual Fundraiser Broadway in the Park Returns

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Musical Theatre West’s annual fundraiser Broadway in the Park will be held Saturday, August 6, 2011 in the Park Estates area of Long Beach, CA. MTW hopes to raise $150,000 to benefit programs including the Education and Outreach Programs, which reaches over 17,000 young people each year, introducing students to the magic and excitement of live theater through special daytime performances and visits to the classroom. Over the last twelve years, MTW has raised over $1 million dollars benefiting outreach programs to local youth.

Broadway in the Park, now in its 13th 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 2011–2012 59th Season productions of Hairspray, Winter Wonderettes, Man of La Mancha, Forbidden Broadway, Volume 2 as well as a show title that is to be announced. 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
Entering into its 59th season, Musical Theatre West is Southern California’s premier musical theatre company. Under the leadership of Executive Director/Producer Paul Garman and Artistic Director/Producer Steven Glaudini, the company has garnered numerous awards and accolades for its work presenting the entire spectrum of musical theatre (including 25 La Stage Alliance Ovation Award nominations over the past three seasons and the LADCC 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 the upcoming production of The Wedding Singer are now available. Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased through the MTW Box Office at (562) 856-1999 x4 or online at www.musical.org.

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