Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

May 07


A TALE OF TWO SISTERS


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MONDAY, MAY 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM Buy Tickets

PLEASE JOIN US
FOR A CELEBRATION IN THREE ACTS
HONORING
DEBBIE ALLEN AND PHYLICIA RASHAD
BENEFITING
THE ARTISTIC, EDUCATIONAL AND OUTREACH PROGRAMS OF THE WALLIS
 
HONORARY CO-CHAIRS
WALLIS ANNENBERG
LEE DANIELS
SHONDA RHIMES
DENZEL WASHINGTON
 
ACT I: A SISTER SOIRÉE
JIM & ELEANOR RANDALL GRAND HALL & PROMENADE TERRACE
A STROLLING DINNER RECEPTION FEATURING CULINARY DELIGHTS BY WOLFGANG PUCK, FESTIVE COCKTAILS AND LIVELY ENTERTAINMENT

ACT II: CENTER STAGE
BRAM GOLDSMITH THEATER
STAR-STUDDED THEATRICAL AND MUSICAL PERFORMANCES BY SOME OF TODAY’S MOST PROMINENT ARTISTS

ACT III: ENCORE
PROMENADE TERRACE
DECADENT DESSERT AND CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION
 
FESTIVE COCKTAIL ATTIRE
 
HONORARY COMMITTEE
Wallis Annenberg, Co-Chair
Lee Daniels, Co-Chair
Shonda Rhimes, Co-Chair
Denzel Washington, Co-Chair
State Senator Ben Allen
Vivian Ayers Allen
Jacqueline and Clarence Avant
David C. Bohnett
William Lancelot Bowles III
Marcy Carsey
Carmen de Lavallade
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland
Bruce and Julie Goldsmith
Elaine Goldsmith
Berry Gordy
Quincy Jones
Michael M. Kaiser
Peter Lowy
Norman Nixon
Vivian Nichole Nixon
Norman E. Nixon Jr.
Condola Phyleia Rashad
Deborah F. Rutter
Arturo Sandoval
Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg
Hayma Washington
Congresswoman Maxine Waters
 
PATRONS

VISIONARIES
Wallis Annenberg and Kris Levine
Annenberg Foundation
Anonymous
Jim and Eleanor Randall
Westfield

LEGENDS
GRoW @ Annenberg
Michael and Meeghan Nemeroff/ Vedder Price

ICONS
Delta Air Lines
East West Bank
The Feintech Family
The Leichtman Levine Family Foundation
Sidley Austin LLP/
     Steven Cochran and Dan Clivner
      Tara Church and Chad Hummel
David and Pamela Ulich

TRAILBLAZERS
Jacqueline and Clarence Avant
Nicole Avant and Ted Sarandos
Sharon and Gray Davis
Hon Donna Ellman Garber
Lisa and Joshua Greer
Carol Goldsmith
Halle and Oliver Hammond
David Kobrin
Cathy and Mark Louchheim
Nigel Lythgoe
Linda May and Jack Suzar
Modern Luxury
Pouran Nazarian
Performances Magazine
Vicki Reynolds Pepper and Murray Pepper
Marcy and Bruce Schulman
The Simms/Mann Family Foundation
Susan and Peter Strauss
Steinway & Sons
Stephanie and Leon Vahn
Tobey and Jonathan Victor
Luanne C. Wells

SPECIAL THANKS TO

 

HOST COMMITTEE
Daphna Nazarian, Development Co-Chair
Stephanie Vahn, Development Co-Chair
John Bendheim
David C. Bohnett
Debra Bronow
Paul Crewes
Eunice David
Rachel Fine
Hon. Donna Ellman Garber
Lisa Greer
Halle Hammond
Debra Holstein
Kris Levine
Cathy Louchheim
Linda May
Lilian Miller
Mitchel Moore
Meeghan Nemeroff
Vivian Nixon
Hon. Vicki Reynolds
Karen Roswell
Heather Shuemaker
Larry Schmitt
Marc Selwyn
Jenna Spear
Rayni Williams

Venue: THE WALLIS