announces

Palm Beach Dramaworks’ 20th Annual Gala:
“A Star is Born”
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Some of the brightest young talent in South Florida will appear center stage at Palm Beach Dramaworks’ 20 th Annual Gala, “A Star is Born,” which celebrates an up-and-coming generation of gifted artists. The Gala takes place at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion on Saturday, January 25, beginning at 6:30pm. Marilyn Meyerhoff and Sam Feldman are the Chairs and Marsha and Stephen Rabb are the Honorary Chairs. 
MARILYN MEYERHOFF AND SAM FELDMAN
MARSHA AND STEPHEN RABB
Louise and Barry Snyder, the entertainment sponsors, kicked off the festivities on Friday, December 20 when they hosted a cocktail reception for the Gala committee at their home. In addition to the Chairs and Honorary Chairs, guests included Penny Bank, Nancy and Gene Beard, Tina Bolton, Stephen Brown and Jamie Stern, Esther and Sid Dinerstein, Don Ephraim, Priscilla Leslie, Carlton Moody, Bernie Perry and Shirlee Schwarz, and PBD Director of Education and Community Engagement Gary Cadwallader.

"I’m so grateful to Louise and Barry for opening their beautiful home to us and hosting this lovely reception,” said PBD Managing Director Sue Ellen Beryl. “And I want to thank everyone for all their hard work in preparation for the Gala – Marilyn, Sam, Marsha, Stephen, the Gala committee, and the sponsors. We so appreciate their tireless support of and dedication to PBD. All our galas are special, but this one is particularly near and dear to our hearts as it will highlight our varied education programs. Education has become a vital part of our mission, and it brings us great joy that our initiatives are having a significant impact on the lives of students throughout the county.”
LOUISE AND BARRY SNYDER
DON EPHRAIM, PENNY BANK, CARLTON MOODY
NANCY AND GENE BEARD
TINA AND JEFF BOLTON
STEPHEN BROWN, JAMIE STERN, GARY CADWALLADER
ESTHER AND SID DINERSTEIN
PRISCILLA LESLIE AND DON EPHRAIM
SHIRLEE SCHWARTZ AND BERNIE PERRY
In addition to performances by burgeoning artists, entertainment will be provided by special guests Jill and Rich Switzer, back by popular demand for their third straight year. The co-hosts of The Morning Lounge on Legends 100.3 FM have been recognized as “jazz royalty in Palm Beach County.”    

Proceeds from the benefit will support PBD, including its education initiatives. Individual tickets are $600 and tables of ten begin at $6,000. All tickets are tax deductible as provided by law.
Sponsorships are still available. 
The Cohen Pavilion at the Kravis Center is conveniently located at 701 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach.

For more information about the Gala, including reservations and sponsorship levels, contact Leslie Mandell at (561) 514-4042 x106, or lmandell@palmbeachdramaworks.org. 
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Palm Beach Dramaworks is a non-profit, professional theatre and is a member of the Theatre Communications Group, the South Florida Theatre League, Florida Professional Theatres Association, and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.