Category Archive for: ‘Newtown’

Seussical Coverage – CBS This Morning

The video below is from CBS This Morning, one of several national networks covering 12.14 Foundation's inaugural production of Seussical The Musical.  The production ran to four sold-out performances in August 2013 at the Newtown, CT High School.  It was a collaboration between more than 80 Newtown-area children and some of Broadway's renowned leaders, including: Michael Unger, Director – a huge …

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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 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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Sandy Hook Video Tributes

Like many of you, Kathy and I followed the tragedy of last December with broken hearts. How could such a thing happen anywhere, let alone here in the peaceful hills of western Connecticut? And yet it did happen. As the father of three beautiful daughters, I found myself searching for answers. I found few that were meaningful or fulfilling. Amid …

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