For Education and Access
Thursday, November 16, 6pm
Fayetteville Town Center (map)
SAVE THE DATE for Northwest Arkansas’s signature event celebrating education, access, and exceptional theatre. Join 400 of our region’s arts, civic and corporate leaders in celebration and support of TheatreSquared's work on stage and its education and access programs serving 25,000 Arkansans each year.
Featuring a command cabaret performance by Emmy-winner and Tony nominee Liz Callaway, whose storied career includes numerous leading roles on Broadway; as the singing voice on film of Anastasia, Princess Jasmine, and others; and as a favorite, frequent collaborator of Stephen Sondheim.
Education and access programs serving 25,000 Arkansans:
ARKANSAS SCHOOLS TOUR, bringing original plays to 75 schools and 18,000 students each year, from NWA to the Delta
WORD/PLAY—Professional artists go in-depth in the classroom during semester-long residencies.
TEACHER TRAINING—T2 artists work with Arkansas teachers to share theatre-based techniques to help them engage students in every subject area .
LIGHTS UP! 7,500 free and discounted tickets for students and low-income community members for every performance, all season long.
- Gourmet plated dinner by Bordinos Restaurant and wine selected by sommelier Francois Guilloux of Empire Liquor
- Command cabaret performance by Broadway legend Liz Callaway
- Presentation of the 2017 Arts Advocate Award to Carolyn and Nick Cole
- The Education Challenge, supporting arts-in-education outreach throughout our state
- The T2 Gala Raffle. One lucky winner will receive the Diamond & Wine Package, a $1,500 gift certificate to Romance Diamond Co. and a collection of exceptional wines selected by Bordinos Restaurant and Cork & Keg. A second winner will receive a New York Theatre Travel Package, with three complimentary nights at the Wyndham Midtown 45 Hotel, two tickets to a show arranged by T2, and dinner at the James Beard House.
Marybeth & Rick Hays
Steve & Cynthia McClanahan
Bob & Linda McMath
Terryl & Shannon Ortego
Richard Anderson & John Berry
Mark & Tami Bever
Greg & Melissa Cherry
Ed & Carol Clifford
David & Jane Gearhart
David Jolliffe & Gwynne Gertz
2017 Arts Advocate Award
The Arts Advocate Award recognizes indelible contributions to the arts through leadership, inspiration, and hard work, for the lasting benefit of the Northwest Arkansas community.
Enjoy a command cabaret performance by Broadway legend Liz Callaway, a Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner. Lead sponsors enjoy premiere seating near the stage.
Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, and other options available upon request.