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2009 Literature to Life Awards Gala Benefit

The American Place Theatre

Daily Event: 7:00 PM (EDT)

New York, NY

2009 Literature to Life Awards Gala Benefit

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Keep Books (A)live   more info 1 day before event starts $100.00 $2.00
Keep Schools (A)live   more info 1 day before event starts $250.00 $5.00
Keep Communities (A)live   more info 1 day before event starts $1,000.00 $7.95
Keep Libraries (A)live   more info 1 day before event starts $5,000.00 $7.95

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“ ...the day came when the books were empty and
the minds shut and the library closed forever.”

~Ray Bradbury
speaking about the
evolution of book
burning in his novel,
Fahrenheit 451

Join distinguished alumni of The American Place Theatre at the
2009 Literature to Life Awards

Honoring Ray Bradbury

with a public premiere of the Literature to Life presentation of FAHRENHEIT 451

at the Theatre at St. Clement's Church in NYC

Running two nights, May 17th and 18th, at 7pm

 

Announcing the launch of PROJECT 451: The Campaign to Keep Literature (A)live!

Benefitting The American Place Theatre's LITERATURE TO LIFE arts and literacy program which brings arts and literacy programs to over 30,000 underserved students annually. This innovative program serves students and teachers across New York City and in 72 cities throughout the country.

This annual Gala will be a homecoming celebration at the original home of APT since 1963.  It is a place where cherished authors and poets were first nurtured as writers for the stage; writers and actors like Robert Lowell, Sam Shepard, Dustin Hoffman, and Frank Langella.

The premiere performances of Fahrenheit 451* will conclude with readings of very short passages from great literature by distinguished guests.

*The program will be the same each evening, though the readers may vary.


HONOR BRADBURY BY HONORING LITERATURE


Reception to follow at which time guests will be invited to record their own readings of important literature in our Living Library video booths. To learn more about the campaign, visit www.joinproject451.org.


SEE MERYL STREEP READ A PASSAGE FROM BRADBURY’S FAHRENHEIT 451


VISIT JOINPROJECT451.ORG TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR LITERATURE TO LIFE®
PROGRAM AND TO SEE HOW YOUR CONTRIBUTION WILL BE USED TO BRING
OUR PERFORMANCES TO UNDERSERVED STUDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

 

All ticket levels are tax-deductible over $25 per ticket.  For more information call 212-594-4482 x16.

Additional Sponsor Levels Available:

Please call 212-594-4482 x16 or mail payment to The American Place Theatre at 266 West 37th Street, FL 22, NY, NY 10018

Keep Theatre (A)live for $10,000

10 VIP Theatre Seats for Gala Performance and post-performance Reception with distinguished guests, curtain recognition and full page ad in the commemorative journal.

Keep Literature (A)live for $25,000

25 VIP Theatre Tickets for Gala Performance and post-performance Reception with distinguished guests, curtain recognition, full page color ad in commemorative journal.

Have questions about 2009 Literature to Life Awards Gala Benefit? Contact The American Place Theatre

Where



Theatre at St. Clement's Church
423 West 46th Street
New York, NY 10036

Organizer

The American Place Theatre

LITERATURE TO LIFE advances literacy in American communities by producing theatre-based programs of the highest quality for under-served audiences.

The American Place Theatre, founded in 1963, is the award-winning non-profit institution that produces Literature to Life educational experiences. These innovative, high quality theater programs are based on significant books by diverse American authors. Literature to Life has already provided a catalyst for learning and self-expression for over 400,000 students nationwide. 

The American Place Theatre is a not for profit 501(c)3 organization.

www.americanplacetheatre.org

 

  Contact the Organizer

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