ACT of Connecticut gala raises $200,000
ACT of Connecticut (A Contemporary Theatre) raised more than $200,000 at its 2019-2020 season announcement gala last month. Gala attendees were treated to performances by some of the original cast members from ACT’s productions of Mamma Mia, Evita, and Working.
ACT’s three productions for next season were revealed by a cast of Broadway stars, including Sarah Litzsinger singing from Little Shop of Horrors.
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
“We are extremely grateful to all of our ACT friends for their unbelievable generosity,” said Executive Director Katie Diamond. “The support from our remarkable community is staggering and we are beyond thankful to all of those local businesses that contributed to the success of this Gala including Gallo, Sarah’s Wine Bar, Bareburger, Grand Prix New York, Vine & Co., and Rodier Flowers.”