TV10/55: Molloy opened its Madison Theatre with a gala event
Molloy opened its Madison Theatre, located in the new Public Square building, with a gala event on November 12. The ‘Evening of Entertainment' was hosted by comedian Martin Short, and was written by multiple Emmy Award winner and best -selling Author Alan Zweibel.
The show included 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.
The Gala honored Molloy College President Dr. Drew Bogner and Sister Mary Hughes, O.P., Ed.D. '68. Dr. Bogner received 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 received 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.