Kristen Chenoweth to perform at ArtsBridge Gala

Kristen Chenoweth in gown at microphoneImage courtesy of ArtsBridge Foundation

Kristin Chenoweth, the Emmy and Tony award-winning actress and singer, will perform at the ArtsBridge Foundation Overture Gala set to take place March 29 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

The Overture Gala is the organization’s major annual fundraiser.

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According to the press release for the event the purpose is “to gather community support for the upcoming program season, which will serve more than 30,000 K-12 students from nearly 60 Georgia counties and five neighboring states.”

Individual tickets are $350 with sponsorship packages available in the $1,000 to $25,000 range.

The announcement for the Gala describes the program for the evening as follows:

The benefit is an evening of philanthropy and fun including a cocktail reception, dinner created by the venue’s Executive Chef Nicholas Walker, a “Bid-to-Give” Auction, and live musical theater performances capped by a performance by Emmy® and Tony Award® winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth.

Co-chaired by Barbarella and René Diaz and Teena and Rob Garcia of Diaz Foods and Synovus, respectively, the gala also features performances by students of Milton High School, winner in the Overall Production category of the 2018 Georgia High School Musical Theater Awards. This prestigious program, also known as The Shuler Awards, recognized Georgia students as the state’s official entrants into the National High School Musical Theatre Awards—The Jimmy Nederlander Awards.

Gala sponsors include Presenting Sponsor Synovus, Georgia Power, Ed Voyles Automotive, Sylvia and Bruce Dick, Scicom Infrastructure Services, Terry Chandler, and Jimmy and Hellen S. Carlos.

To purchase tickets or sponsor the event, visit www.ArtsBridgeGA.org/special-events or phone Lizzy Rhodes at 770-916-2817.

According to the press release:

ArtsBridge Foundation is dedicated to providing quality arts education and community programs that engage, motivate, inspire, and elevate the next generation of artists and arts supporters. ArtsBridge provides arts education opportunities to students in grades K-12 through programs at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre including field trips, Master Classes, family programs, and the annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards celebrated as The Shuler Hensley Awards (“Shuler Awards”). Since inception in 2007, ArtsBridge served more than 350,000 students and educators from 58 Georgia counties, plus students from Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina. ArtsBridge Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To learn more and get involved visit ArtsBridgeGA.org.

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Larry Felton Johnson
Larry Felton Johnson is the editor and publisher of the Cobb County Courier. He holds a degree in journalism from Georgia State University and enjoys exploring the county's trail and greenway network when he isn't covering county government meetings and court proceedings.

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