Adventure Theatre MTC’s annual gala in March is the most fun night you’ll have all year. Enjoy performances by a Broadway star and ATMTC’s Pre-Professional Company while supporting ATMTC’s vital work with children across our community.
Adventure Theatre MTC’s annual gala on Thursday, March 14, 2019, celebrated the difference ATMTC makes in the lives of children and youth across the region. The evening featured Broadway star Amber Iman and included performances by ATMTC’s Pre-Professional Company.
This year, ATMTC honored Seth Goldman, founder and TeaEO-emeritus of Honest Tea, with the Judy Frosh Spirit of Adventure Award for his commitment to children’s health and wellbeing.
Seth Goldman is Co-Founder & TeaEO Emeritus of Honest Tea and Executive Chair of Beyond Meat. Honest Tea is the nation’s top selling organic bottled tea, specializing in beverages that are JUST A TAD SWEET, organic and Fair Trade Certified™. In March 2011, Honest Tea was acquired by The Coca-Cola Company, becoming the first organic and Fair Trade brand in the world’s largest beverage distribution system. Honest Tea and Honest Kids is sold in more than 140,000 stores in the USA and Europe, including MCDONALD’S, Wendy’s, Subway and Chik-fil-A. Seth also serves on the board of Ripple Foods, the Yale School of Management, the American Beverage Association, and Bethesda Green. BEYOND MEAT IS ALSO RAPIDLY EXPANDING DISTRIBUTION, AS THE COMPANY SEEKS TO EXPAND THE AVAILABILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY OF PLANT-BASED PROTEIN.
Amber made her Broadway debut as the High Priestess of Soul, Nina Simone, in “Soul Doctor”, earning rave reviews and a nomination for the prestigious Clive Barnes Award. Most recently she tackled the role of Aldonza in “Man of la Mancha” at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC, receiving the Emery Battis Award for Acting Excellence & a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical. In Spring of 2016, Amber returned to Broadway in “Shuffle Along, Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed.” The show, nominated for 10 Tony Awards, was written and directed by George C. Wolfe, choreographed by Savion Glover, and boasted an all-star cast of Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Billy Porter, Joshua Henry, and Brandon Victor Dixon. Marking her first national tour, Amber played Peggy Schuyler/Maria Reynolds for a year with the 11-time Tony Award winning smash hit “HAMILTON”. Most recently, she played Cheryl in the star-studded, limited run of “Little Shop of Horror”s at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, DC.
Interested in becoming a sponsor for next year’s gala? Contact Craig Stapert, Director of Development, at 301-251-5766 or email@example.com for more info.
Many thanks to all our sponsors!