New York City Children’s Theater’s 2023 Gala Celebration

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New York City Children’s Theater’s 2023 Gala Celebration


's 2023 family of artists award honoree

Program Manager at the NYC Department of Education
2023 Family of Artists Award

's 2023 harmony award honoree

Michael Yanowitch accepting
2023 Harmony Award

tom kitt nycct 2023 luminary award honoree

Tony and Pulitzer Prize Award-winning Composer
2023 Luminary Award

Co-Hosted by CBS New York anchor Cindy Hsu.

With a special appearance by Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe and performances by Tony Award nominees Kenita R. Miller and Anika Larsen.

We hope you’ll join us as we celebrate our three honorees and NYCCT’s work in the NYC community with exciting performances, great food & drink, and highlights from our past work.

Monday, April 24, 2023
6:30pm – 10:30pm

The Edison Ballroom
240 W 47th Street
New York, NY 10036
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  • To be listed on our invitation as a Vice Chair, purchase your table before Friday, February 18, 2023.
  • To be included in our invitation committee, purchase two or more individual tickets before Friday, February 18, 2023.


$10,000 – Leadership Table

  • VIP seating for ten
  • Verbal acknowledgement from stage during event
  • Listing on the invitation and in the journal
  • Journal Ad
  • Champagne at your table

$5,000 – Sponsor Table

  • Premium seating for ten
  • Listing on the invitation and in the journal
  • Journal Ad
  • Champagne at your table

$400 – Friend Ticket

  • Priority seating for one
  • Listing on the invitation and in the journal

Can’t make the event but still want to support New York City Children’s Theater?

COVID Protocols

For the safety of our guests and staff, we are asking that all attendees take a COVID-19 rapid antigen on the day of the event, Monday, April 24th.

Masks will be optional. If you are experiencing any COVID symptoms, please do not attend the event.

If you have any questions, please email Thank you for helping us all celebrate safely.

Journal Ads

Celebrate New York City Children’s Theater and our honorees by purchasing an ad in our Gala journal!

Ads will be played on the many screens at our venue throughout the night on a rotating slideshow and in our online Gala journal.


$350 per ad

You can send us a completed journal ad or our team can create one for you!

Creating Your Own Ad

Ads will be virtual and play on the many screens at our venue throughout the night on a rotating slideshow for approximately 15 seconds. Virtual ads must be submitted by Monday, April 10, 2023 as a JPG or PNG. The virtual journal ad size is 1280px x 768px; if you’d like us to email you a sample size, please use the contact information below.

NYCCT Creates Your Ad

If you would like us to design your ad for you, please send your materials, copy and/or any images you’d like us to incorporate, by Monday, April 3, 2023* to see a proof.
*Please note, journal ads are due on Monday, April 10th. However, if you send ad assets after Monday, April 3rd, we cannot guarantee that you will have time to see a proof. 

Contact Information

For questions, assistance creating your ad, sample sizes, or to submit your ad, please email Nicole Hogsett, Marketing and Audience Development Director, at or 212-573-8791, x2.



Alexa Fairchild

Alexa Fairchild

Position - Family of Artist Award

Alexa Fairchild advocates for equity, access, and excellence in arts education for students with disabilities and multilingual learners in her role as manager of Arts for Diverse Learners in the Office of Arts and Special Projects at the NYC Department of Education. read more

Sidley Austin, LLP

Sidley Austin, LLP

Position - Harmony Award Honoree

More than 150 years after the founding of our firm, Sidley today comprises a diverse group of legal professionals from many cultures who are dedicated to teamwork, collaboration and superior client service. read more

Tom Kitt

Tom Kitt

Position - Luminary Award Honoree

Tom Kitt is a Tony, Emmy, Grammy and Pulitzer Prize Award-winning composer, arranger, orchestrator, and music supervisor. read more

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