An Evening Of Entertainment: Molloy College 2011 Gala

Molloy College is proud to announce the opening of the new Madison Theatre, located in the Public Square building on the College's Rockville Centre campus.

The theatre will open on November 12 with a Gala event hosted by comedian Martin Short and written by multiple Emmy Award winner and best -selling author Alan Zweibel. The theatre's Artistic Director is award-winning producer Angelo Fraboni, an accomplished Broadway performer who has produced and managed a wide range of Off-Broadway productions and tours.

The November 12 ‘Evening of Entertainment' will also include appearances by comedian Mario Cantone, Rachel Dratch from Saturday Night Live, Scott Adsit from 30 Rock, world renowned violinist Ittai Shapira, the Elite String Ensemble of the Children's Orchestra (directed by Dr. Yeou-Cheng Ma,) rock musician Jo Wymer, Ashle Dawson from So You Think You Can Dance, Broadway dancer Ashley Amber, and jazz singer Gregory Generet.

For those who are interested, there will be a pre-show cocktail reception and a unique ‘Dinner Experience' (Black Tie suggested) will follow the event in the theatre. Tickets for dinner/pre-show packages can be purchased by contacting Cynthia Metzger at 516.678.5000 ext. 6723, or by visiting Molloy College 2011 Gala.

The Gala will honor Molloy College President Dr. Drew Bogner and Sister Mary Hughes, O.P., Ed.D. '68. Dr. Bogner will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, which is given to an outstanding community leader whose professional career has been marked by extraordinary personal and professional accomplishment. Sister Hughes will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, which is given to a Molloy alumnus who demonstrates the true spirit of the College Mission and whose professional career is characterized by a series of outstanding achievements.

For more information on sponsorship and underwriting opportunities for the event, contact Cynthia Metzger at 516.678.5000 ext. 6723. All monies raised will go toward funding student scholarships.


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Cynthia Metzger
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1000 Hempstead Avenue P.O. Box 5002 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002