60th Anniversary Gala


In honor of TCG’s 60th Anniversary, join us as we celebrate the theatre field’s legacy and future!

Tuesday, May 18th
7:30pm ET/ 6:30pm CT / 5:30pm MT / 4:30pm PT / 3:30pm ADKT / 1:30pm HST

You're invited to celebrate this year's honorees: Ricardo Khan and the Performing Arts Alliance.
The Gala and virtual LIVE afterparty will be hosted by drag superstar Shequida.

Featuring exclusive performances from Cambodian Rock Band and the Market Theatre Laboratory in Johannesburg, South Africa!

Your Pay-What-You-Will ticket purchase supports vital TCG programs and services for the theatre field.

As TCG’s most important annual fundraiser, the Our Stories Gala will raise essential funds for the next 60 years and beyond – thank you.

Can you give a little more?

Gala Sponsorship Available

If you’re able to give even more, please consider sponsoring TCG’s 60th Anniversary Gala: Our Stories.
20% of your gala sponsorship gift will go directly towards a relief fund for theatre artists.

All gala sponsorship gifts above $1,500 will receive access to the virtual Gala and inclusion as a Sponsor in our special American Theatre-inspired Gala journal.

To discuss naming and premium Diamond Anniversary sponsorship opportunities, please contact Natalie Smith at nsmith@tcg.org.

Ricardo Khan

is a director, Artistic Director, writer, educator and the Tony Award recipient for the history-making African American theatre company he co-founded, the Crossroads Theatre Company. 


is a very witty, multi lingual, Jamaican born, Juilliard trained performer. She has performed in Hong Kong, Berlin, Sydney, Paris, Norway, Tel Aviv, Amsterdam to name a few. She played the first ever recurring drag character, Wendi Mercury on the ABC Soap Opera, One life to Live and performed on America's Got Talent. She also wrote and starred in two very successful, award winning Off-Broadway shows. She is currently hosting and performing her weekly shows in NYC. IG: @Shequidahall

Performing Arts Alliance

is the national policy advocate, leadership forum, and learning network for America’s nonprofit performing arts organizations, artists, and allies.

Michelle Ramos, Board Chair of the Performing Arts Alliance (PAA) and Executive Director of Alternate ROOTS, will accept on behalf of PAA.

Honorary Committee Hosts:

Jackie Alexander
Ralph & Gail Bryan
Adrian Budhu
Stephen Byrd
Debbie Chinn
James Chosy
Jeremy & Michael Cohen-Elyanow
Nilo Cruz
Mark Cuddy
Oskar Eustis
Teresa Eyring
Larissa FastHorse
John Fontillas
Cynthia Fuhrman
Nataki Garrett
Quiara Alegría Hudes
David Henry Hwang
Ingram Content Group
Mara Isaacs
Tim Jennings
Marshall Jones III
Alia Jones-Harvey
Tony Kushner
Myla Lerner
Emily Mann
Jennifer Melin Miller
Rick Miramontez
David Moore Jr.
Johamy Morales
Jonathan Moscone
Lisa Portes
Bill Rauch & Christopher Moore
Francine Reynolds
Ellen Richard
Blake Robison
Judith O. Rubin
Sarah Ruhl
Nikkole Salter
Olga Sanchez
David Schmitz
Roche Schulfer
Diane Yu

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