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Save the DateMay 11, 2024 Kenilworth Club 410 Kenilworth Ave, Kenilworth, IL 60043
Theatre & Performing Arts

Music Theater Works announce its 2024 producers gala, All that Jazz

WILMETTE, IL – Music Theater Works is proud to announce its annual gala, the Producers Gala, All that Jazz,Saturday, May 11 at 6 p.m. All That Jazz, at the Kenilworth Club at 410 Kenilworth Ave., begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour and is followed by a sit-down dinner, the presentation of the third annual Joyce Ruth Saxon Award for Excellence to Bridget McDonough, live and silent auctions and entertainment from Music Theater Works’ artists. Black tie/cocktail attire is encouraged. Funds raised at All that Jazz support Music Theater Works education and artistic programming. 


“Everyone at Music Theater Works looks forward to the Producers Gala each year,” said Producing Artistic Director Kyle A. Dougan. “It gives us an opportunity to have many of our sponsors and supporters in one room to celebrate past accomplishments and look forward to the new season. This year, we honor Bridget McDonough, one of the founders of the organization, as the Joyce Ruth Saxon Award for Excellence recipient during this night of fine dining, fundraising and unforgettable performances.”


The third annual Joyce Ruth Saxon Award for Excellence will be awarded to Bridget McDonough for her years of dedicated and generous support of Music Theater Works. The Joyce Ruth Saxon Award for Excellence, named in honor of the longtime supporter of Music Theater Works who passed away in 2022. The award is given each year to an individual who has made an impact on the art of music theater in Chicago, through artistic expression, public advocacy or significant financial support; recognizes the importance of engaging the entire community in the public, private, arts and business sector; is instrumental in the creation of great art and has demonstrated through their actions, works, and words their personal and profound commitment to our beloved art of musical theater in Chicago. The 2023 award recipient was Howard Hallengren.

Tickets are $250 each with table sponsorships starting at $2500 for ten people. For sponsorship information contact Lisa McGowan at Lisa@AWAMeetings.comand to reserve tickets go to


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