2019 GALA HIGHLIGHTS
ACT of Connecticut (A Contemporary Theatre) raised more than $200,000 at its 2019-2020 Season Announcement Gala held at the theatre. Gala attendees were treated to standout performances by some of the original cast members from ACT’s productions of MAMMA MIA!, EVITA and Stephen Schwartz’s WORKING.
ACT’s three Mainstage productions for next season were revealed by a cast of Broadway stars, including Sarah Litzsinger singing from LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Guests were also thrilled to hear ACT’s Artistic Director Daniel C. Levine and Executive Director Katie Diamond singing selections from next year’s productions. Pulitzer-prize winning composer Tom Kitt performed “After All of This and Everything” from his show FREAKY FRIDAY. All cast members later joined legendary Oscar-winning composer Stephen Schwartz in singing “Day By Day” from GODSPELL. ACT’s Resident Music Supervisor and Broadway Conductor Bryan Perri led the ACT band. Guests were thrilled to learn Mr. Perri’s new show JAGGED LITTLE PILL would make it’s Broadway debut this fall.