How One Cool Program Brings Aspiring Performers Closer To Their Broadway Dreams
As Ralph Waldo Emerson wisely said, “Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.”. A feature article about BDF founder Annette Tanner.
A group of dancers spin, stamp their feet and pump their arms in a whirl of motion and color as they rehearse a grueling dance named "the stricken chicken" from the musical "Hairspray." The music ends and sweat drips from their brows. "Good! No one died, did they?" choreographer Dan Knechtges asks the group. "Ok, let's go again then!"
Broadway Dreams honored Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty with the inaugural Arts Advancement Award, presented November 21 at the annual Night of Dreams Gala at The Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse.
On December 11, 2016, Broadway Dreams Foundation presented the 7th Annual White Christmas at The Inn at Grace Winery. The play featured Tony Award-nominee and Philadelphia native, Jarrod Spector, along with some of Broadway's brightest stars including Ashley Brown, Julia Murney, Kirsten Scott, and more.
Broadway Dreams Foundation (BDF) will celebrate its 10th Anniversary with exciting new programming and expanded international destinations, including Russia and Brazil