The 5th Annual Broadway Back to School Gala celebrated the evening on Sunday, September 22nd with some of the biggest names in Broadway. The event honored composer and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman’s dedication to educational theatre.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS was also honored with the Standing Ovation Award which recognizes a corporation or organization that makes significant contributions to the Educational Theatre Association in supporting its mission of “shaping lives through theatre education” through philanthropic efforts, programs, and activities.
Special guests for the evening included legends such as Chita Rivera and Patti LuPone, host Laura Benanti, John Cariani, Gavin Creel, Evan Ruggiero, Carla Stickler, Alex Stone, and J. Harrison Ghee who appeared as Crystal Demure.
Check out our EXCLUSIVE interviews with some of these incredible legends and find out more about the evening!