Theatre Alive!

Thank you for joining Theatre Alive!: A Celebration of School Theatre on January 28th, 2021, co-chaired by Broadway and television producer Robert Greenblatt and film and television producer Neil Meron. The event raised funds for the Educational Theatre Foundation to support theatre programs in need.  Theatre ALIVE! was a special night of celebrating what we love about school theatre, featuring:

  • Pre-show featuring Laura Heywood, aka BroadwayGirlNYC, and high school students from across the Thespian Nation
  • Live emcees and film and television stars Nia Vardalos and John Stamos
  • Performances and presentations by Wayne Brady, Chasten Buttigieg, Tina Fey, Audra McDonald, Amber Riley, Jennifer Hudson, and Samuel L. Jackson, along with current high school students
  • Presentation of the Craig Zadan Theatre for Life Award to Tony-winning director, producer, and actor Kenny Leon
  • Presentation of the annual Standing Ovation Award to Robert E. Wankel of The Shubert Organization
  • VIP After-Party for donors of $1000 or more, featured Kate Baldwin in a live concert Q&A streamed from Open Jar Studios in Tim Square.
  • Celebration of the 2020 inductees into the EdTA Hall of Fame for outstanding teachers: Tim Buchheit, Michael Daehn, Marti Fowler, and Billy Houck

You can still watch Theatre ALIVE! here and help us continue to raise funds for school theatre programs in need. Donate now