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12.14 at the ING Hartford Marathon 2013

Hi, my name is Sarah Baroody.  I live in Newtown, CT. I'm a runner. Like many, I was deeply affected by the tragedy at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.  I knew some of the children who died, some of the parents, some of the kids who survived.  I have a 1st grader.  I know some kids who are traumatized, and …

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A Profound Moment

A profound moment happened in Seussical rehearsal today. That type of mutual understanding of emotions that is shared without words among the cast and production team. There was a transformation from someone "playing a part" to expression of the soul. A unique opportunity to unveil the cover and reveal the essence of how we feel in front of those who …

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IBM Gives Recognition to the 1214 Foundation

IBM gives recognition to the 1214 Foundation. The Foundation will be listed on the 2013 IBM Employee Charitable Contribution Campaign which begins in August with IBM retirees and executives and in October for employees. We also plan to work with IBM periodically with various consulting services during the later phases of the Performing Arts Centre project.

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Donate Seussical Tickets to Less Fortunate Families in Newtown!

Can't make the show? For $17, you can donate a seat to a needy family in Newtown. The 1214 Foundation is working with Newtown Social Services to make tickets available for those less fortunate. You can help our community come together and support all of those participating in Seussical! Click to donate tickets! http://newarts.org/seussical-ticket-sponsorship/

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1214 Foundation on Fox CT for Seussical the Musical in Newtown Production

John Tartaglia and six incredible performers of Seussical sang today on the Fox CT morning show. They truly represented all the hard work and talented actors participating in the production. Once again, a proud moment. See Video Clip Here!    

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So, Why a Musical in Newtown?

So, why a Musical in Newtown? We, as a community, have a responsibility to the children affected by the events of 12.14. We will give them tools for creative expression, innovation, and confidence that will spill over into every other aspect of their lives. The performing arts lies in the core of every human being and is the essence of …

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1214 Officially Announces Formation, Charter and Leadership

Although many of you have been following 1214 for the past few months, today we distributed our first official press release.  As part of this announcement, PR Newswire (one of the world’s premier wire services) has donated space on the Reuters electronic sign in Times Square to run a 1214 Foundation infographic.  Comprised of 11 electronic screens, the Reuters sign rises …

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1214 Foundation makes international connections

Richard Pilbrow, a 1214 Foundation board member, is currently traveling Europe meeting prominent theater organizations to discuss the Foundation's efforts.  He has networked with The Unicorn Theatre in London. The Unicorn is Britain's premier theatre for young people in a custom-designed twin-auditorium complex on London's South Bank.  We are also connecting with the theatre company, Unga Klara, located in Sweden. …

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1214 Foundation Sponsors “Seussical: the Musical” in Newtown

A fundamental pillar of the 1214 Foundation vision is providing the highest level of performing arts education to the children of Newtown and the surrounding areas. We are proud to present "Seussical: The Musical" to Newtown. In addition to the student performers, this production of Seussical will offer nearly 20 apprenticeship positions to Junior and Senior High School students in the …

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Thanks for Supporting the 1214 Foundation at Baroody Plastic Surgery

Thank you to all of you who supported the 1214 Foundation at Baroody Plastic Surgery on May 14. Dr. Baroody will be donating all products and match all sales making the total for the day $10,000. If you would like to make a donation in any amount please visit our Donations page. The funds will be going towards the first phase …

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