The Eighth Annual

Shakespeare Gala

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featuring Broadway's Original Ariel in The Little Mermaid: SIERRA BOGGESS

Friday, March 10, 2017 at 6:00 pm
at Germantown Performing Arts Center
benefiting TSC's Education Program

Sponsored by TSC's Board of Directors, Jack and Sandra Jones, Milton T. Schaeffer, Pat and Thane Smith, Jeannie and Owen Tabor, Deborah Dunklin Tipton, Camp Tabor, Jaguar Bluff City

It's a delicious tapas-style dinner with cocktails.  It's a gleeful, rapid-fire-fast, live auction.  It's a one-of-a-kind Broadway performance.  It's an exquisite selection of delectable desserts.  And it's an opportunity to support a remarkable Education and Performance Program and to share the love with tens of thousands of students.

Purchase your Platinum, Gold, or Silver Sponsorships soon to secure the best seats and enjoy all the benefits of being a 10-seat sponsor.

Please call (901) 759-0604 to purchase your seats or click here to purchase Bronze Single ($175) and Bronze Couple ($325) sponsorships online.  All sponsorships include a tax-deductible gift to TSC.

Sierra Boggess is best known world-wide for re-inventing the role of Christine in The Phantom of the Opera.  Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber calls her “the best Christine certainly.”  Ms. Boggess played the role in the Broadway, West End, and the televised 25th Anniversary concert productions of Phantom filmed at London’s Royal Albert Hall (on DVD).

She made her Broadway debut as Ariel in Disney’s The Little Mermaid, receiving Drama Desk and Drama League nominations, as well as the Broadway.com Audience Award for Favorite Female Breakthrough Performance.  Her additional Broadway credits include Master Class, It Shoulda Been You, and School of Rock.

In the West End, Ms. Boggess appeared as Fantine in Les Miserables, and she originated the role of Christine in Love Never Dies, the critically-acclaimed sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, receiving an Olivier Award Nomination for her performance.

Her Off-Broadway credits include Love, Loss, and What I Wore and Music in the Air, alongside Kristin Chenoweth, for New York City Center’s Encores! Series.

She has appeared in numerous concerts, including I Love Musicals in Tokyo, Japan, the BBC Proms at Royal Albert Hall, Guys and Dolls at Carnegie Hall with Nathan Lane, and The Secret Garden at Lincoln Center.  She has been featured on multiple cast recordings, and she has also released a solo album, Awakening.