New York City Children’s Theater’s 2024 Gala

Join Vanessa Williams and a host of Broadway stars to celebrate NYCCT and the power of theater to shape a child’s life. Our work today builds the artists and audiences of tomorrow.

Light the Lights: Broadway Celebrates New York City Children’s Theater

Honoring

VANESSA WILLIAMS

Award-winning Actress, Author, and Musician

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2024 Luminary Award Honoree

RUSS KAPLAN AND SARA WORDSWORTH

Critically Acclaimed Musical Theater Writers

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2024 Family of Artists Award Honorees

Hosted by Tony Award Nominee Anika Larsen

With a special appearance by Academy Award winners Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (Frozen)

We hope you’ll join us for a sunset view of New York Harbor, cocktails, dinner, and some truly exceptional Broadway talent, including honorees Vanessa Williams and writing team Sara Wordsworth and Russ Kaplan

Monday, May 6, 2024
6:30pm – 9:30pm

The View at The Battery
1 Battery Place
New York, NY 10004
Get Directions

Pricing

  • To be listed on our invitation as a Vice Chair, purchase your table before Friday, February 29, 2024.
  • To be included in our invitation committee, purchase at the supporter level or purchase four or more individual tickets before Friday, February 29, 2024.

 

Premium Sponsor

$10,000

  • Premium seating for 10
  • First service at dinner
  • Your logo on NYCCT’s website for the year
  • Listing as a Gala sponsor and/or logo on Gala invitation and promotional materials
  • Ad in our digital Gala Journal
  • A shout out on social media during the event
  • A shout out from the stage by a Broadway Performer live at the Gala

Tax Deductible Amount: $8,150 

Sponsor

$5,000

  • Premium seating for 10
  • Listing as a Gala sponsor and/or logo on Gala invitation and promotional materials
  • Ad in our digital Gala Journal
  • A shout out on social media during the event

Tax Deductible Amount: $3,150

Supporter

$1,000

  • Two tickets for the event
  • Ad in our digital Gala journal

Tax Deductible Amount: $630

Friend Ticket

$400

  • One ticket for the event

Tax Deductible Amount: $215

Sponsor an Artist

$400

  • Sponsor a seat for one of NYCCT’s hard working artists to attend the event.

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

Journal Ads

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

Pricing

$400 per ad (fully tax deductible) 

Ads will be played on the many screens at our venue throughout the night on a rotating slideshow, shared on social media leading up to the event, and featured in our online Gala journal.

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

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. Ads must be submitted in two sizes by Monday, April 22, 2024 as a JPG or PNG. Please share your ad in the following sizes: 

  • 1280px x 768px
  • 1080px x 1920px

If you’d like us to email you a sample size, please use the contact information below.

NYCCT Creates Your Ad

For $50 NYCCT will design your ad for you! Please send your materials, copy and/or any images you’d like us to incorporate, by Monday, April 8, 2024* to see a proof.
*Please note, journal ads are due on Monday, April 15th. However, if you send ad assets after Monday, April 8th, we cannot guarantee that you will receive a proof. 

Contact Information

For questions, assistance creating your ad, sample sizes, or to submit your ad, please email Nicole Hogsett, Marketing and Audience Engagement Director, at nhogsett@nycchildrenstheater.org.

 

Honorees

Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams

Position - Luminary Award Honoree

Vanessa Williams is one of the most respected and multi-faceted performers in the entertainment industry today. Having sold millions of records worldwide, Vanessa has also achieved numerous #1 and Top 10 hits on various Billboard Album and Singles charts, from Pop, Dance, R&B, Adult Contemporary to Holiday, Latin, Gospel, and Jazz. read more

Sara Wordsworth

Sara Wordsworth

Position - Family of Artists Award Honoree

Sara Wordsworth is the co-writer/creator of In Transit, Broadway's 1st a cappella musical (Circle in the Square, 2016; Off-Broadway at Primary Stages; MTI) and co-producer of the In Transit Original Broadway Cast Recording (Hollywood Records). read more

Russ Kaplan

Russ Kaplan

Position - Family of Artists Award Honoree

Russ Kaplan has composed and performed music in the worlds of musical theatre, jazz, rock, and beyond. He is one of the creators of In Transit, Broadway's first a cappella musical (Circle in the Square, 2016-17). read more

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