Saturday, September 20, 6:00 P.M.
Two Thousand and Fourteen
Wharton Center for Performing Arts
750 East Shaw Lane, East Lansing, Michigan
6:00 P.M. Strolling Dinner and Cocktails
7:45 P.M. Program and Performance
The Golden Gala will feature a gourmet strolling dinner and cocktails prepared by Spartan Signature Catering and premiere performance by Broadway's Sutton Foster, Tony Award-Winning Actor, Singer and Dancer.
The 50th Anniversary Gala will feature a strolling dinner and entertainment. Your evening will include fabulous gourmet cuisine and all the glitz and glamour you would expect from a Broadway premiere.
Officially founded in 1964, the college continues to grow and advance our mission and values. We have so much to be proud of, and so much yet to aspire to. Our mission and our sense of accountability to give back to the people of the state, the nation and the world is a message that leads in discovering solutions to the pressing health problems of our nation.
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine is thrilled to bring Sutton Foster to the stage of Wharton Center for Performing Arts for the 2014 Golden Gala!
Sutton Foster is an award-winning actor, singer and dancer who has performed in 11 Broadway shows–most recently the revival of Violet–and originated roles in the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, Young Frankenstein, Shrek The Musical, and her Tony Award-winning performances in Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie. She most recently starred in Violet.
She was first seen on television on Star Search at age 15, and has more recently starred in Amy Sherman Palladino's Bunheads and appeared in Johnny And The Sprites, Flight Of The Conchords, Sesame Street, Law And Order SVU, Psych and Royal Pains.
As a solo artist, Sutton has performed all over the country as well as internationally with her musical director Michael Rafter, featuring songs from her debut solo album, Wish, as well as her follow up album, An Evening With Sutton Foster: Live at the Cafe Carlyle. She has graced the stages of Carnegie Hall, Feinstein's, Lincoln Center's American Songbook series, Joe's Pub and many others.
In 2011 she received an Honorary Doctorate degree from Ball State University where she also is on faculty as a teacher and advisor to the Department of Theatre and Dance.
The 2014 Golden Gala is the College of Human Medicine's signature special event; the annual fundraising event benefits local medical education and research. Over the last several years, the Gala events have raised more than one million dollars for student scholarships and research.
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*In order to receive all promotional benefits, your commitment, logo, and program ad (if applicable) must be received by September 2, 2014
Below are a few highlights from the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine's 2013 Gala. Photos of the 2014 Golden Gala will be posted shortly after the event.
Invitations with additional details will be mailed soon. Reservations will be filled in the order received up to capacity of this venue.
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