Tony Award-Winner Cady Huffman to host Annual CANY Gala, 5/17. Chenoweth & Hayes to perform.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PLEASE
CREATIVE ALTERNATIVES OF NEW YORK (CANY)
TO HONOR DR. SANDRA BLOOM
AT 2010 ANNUAL GALA
“BROADWAY AT THE BOATHOUSE…ENCORE”
EVENING HOSTED BY CADY HUFFMAN
TONY WINNER, THE PRODUCERS
SPECIAL PERFORMANCES BY
KRISTIN CHENOWETH AND SEAN HAYES
STARS OF PROMISES, PROMISES
SPECIAL GUEST, MATTHEW MORRISON
STAR OF HIT TV SERIES “GLEE”
MONDAY, MAY 17, 2010
AT CENTRAL PARK BOATHOUSE
New York, NY (4/26/10) – Creative Alternatives of New York (Dick Latessa, Chairman of the Board), celebrating the use of theater to help New York’s most vulnerable children and adults, will honor Dr. Sandra Bloom, creator of the Sanctuary Model® of trauma informed care and the Co-Director of the Center for Non-Violence & Social Justice at Drexel University at this year’s annual gala, Broadway at the Boathouse…Encore, to be held at Loeb Central Park Boathouse (at East 72nd Street entrance) on May 17, 2010. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails, buffet dinner and silent auction, gondola boat rides from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., followed by musical presentation by host, Tony Award–winner Cady Huffman (The Producers). Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes, co-stars of the current Broadway revival of Promises, Promises, are scheduled to perform. Special guest Matthew Morrison, star of the TV series Glee, will also join the festivities.
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For over 25 years, Creative Alternatives of New York (CANY) has been helping children and adults across the New York Metropolitan area whose lives have been fragmented by trauma and mental health challenges by using the art of theatre as a therapeutic tool – helping them to imagine and envision new possibilities and discover their potential for change. Working in partnership with leading social service organizations and health care institutions, CANY provides approximately 1,400 therapeutic theater groups annually in residential centers for children, special schools, psychiatric care facilities, domestic violence safe shelters and community centers serving at risk youth.
“As an artist, I strongly believe that theater can change lives,” said Academy Award-winner and CANY Board Member Susan Sarandon. “At CANY this is being proven on a daily basis.”