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On the evening of April 27th, we’ll be live streaming performances by some of your favorite ANW Resident Artists, each selection featuring a classic story with an epic hero.

Tune in for performances from your favorite artists including:

Susan Angelo
Alan Blumenfeld
Abby Craden
Frederick Stuart
Apollo Dukakis
Alison Elliott
Rafael Goldstein
Veralyn Jones
Kasey Mahaffy
Trisha Miller
Jeremy Rabb
Carolyn Ratteray
Erika Soto

Our artists will be performing selections from your favorite A Noise Within classics such as:

Gem of the Ocean
Henry V
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead
The Misanthrope
…and much more!

Schedule of Events

6:30 pm – Cocktail hour begins! Join fellow ticket and table buyers in a virtual Zoom room to mingle before the show!

7:30 pm – The livestream begins!

  • An introductory toast by Geoff and Julia honoring our heroes: teachers, students, and you (our community)
  • Hear from our Director of Education and Community Outreach, Alicia Green, about ANW Edu
  • Listen to speeches by Board members Bill Bogaard and Patrick Garcia honoring community hero, Margaret Sedenquist
  • Get an update on our progress to goal from our Artistic Directors!
  • And finally watch artistic performances from some of your favorite ANW Resident Artists

8:30 pm – Donate to our Paddle Raise if you haven’t already!

Can’t attend on the night of? Donate now and watch later!

We know it has been a busy time for virtual events and some of you are tired of Zoom! We hear you!

If you would rather receive a recording of the performance and watch at your leisure, we are able and happy to provide that for you! Just send us an email at and we will be sure you get a link to watch the performances after the live event.

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Please contact our Development staff if you need assistance making your contribution or navigating the Virtual Gala. Due to the coronavirus closure, our staff is working remotely and can be reached on their mobile devices:

Development Director, Patti Anne Miller: (817) 991-5594
Institutional Giving Manager, Zach Davidson: (303) 517-1529
Development Assistant, Cynthia Naideau: (631) 662-5080