Save the date for the next Broadway Back to School!
Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 54 Below in New York City!
Thanks to our performers, directors, and sponsors for a successful Broadway Back to School in 2016:
Co-hosted by Hunter Bell ([title of show]
) and Susan Blackwell ([title of show]
, P.S. I Love You
, Margot at the Wedding
), and directed by Seth Rettberg (Avenue Q
) and musical director Christine Riley (Marymount Manhattan College), Broadway Back to School 2016 was a fun-filled, fast-paced evening celebrating the theatre arts and the young people whose dreams, talent, and energy make theatre possible! The International Thespian Society's second annual New York Alumni Council event raised funds to support theatre arts education for underserved students.
Broadway and television star Jenna Ushkowitz (Waitress
, The King and I
), 2015 Jimmy Award winner Marla Louissaint (Caroline, or Change
), Julia Murney (Wicked
, The Vagina Monologues
, and Drama Desk nominations Falling
and The Wild Party
), Carla Stickler (Wicked
), Blake Daniel (Spring Awakening
), and Graham Rowat (Mamma Mia
, Guys and Dolls
) headlined Broadway Back to School 2016's list of artists. The evening also featured performances from members of the International Thespian Festival 2016 national cast and the New Jersey Thespians.
ITS thanks Broadway Back to School's sponsors: Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
, The Broadway League
, ITS alum and co-host Hunter Bell
, the Frederic R. Coudert Foundation, Walt Disney Imagineering – Creative Entertainment
, ITS alum Mark Drum
, Hilton Hotels
, Music Theatre International
, and Playbill