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Yo-Yo Ma Helps Raise $100,000 at Actors' Shakespeare Project Annual Gala

The internationally famed cellist performed at the company's 10th anniversary fundraising event.

By • Cambridge

On Monday evening, the Actors' Shakespeare Project of Cambridge, Massachusetts celebrated ten years of work at their annual fundraising gala, which honored ten artistic luminaries. World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, who was among the evening's honorees, performed for the sold-out crowd at Cambridge's Royal Sonesta.

The other honorees included Tina Packer; Alvin Epstein, Somerville mayor; Joseph A. Curtatone; Commissioner Peter Forbes and Katie Cohn of Massachusetts Department of Youth Services; John DiGiovanni, President, Trinity Property Management; Faith and Glenn Parker, The Parker Family Foundation; Klare Shaw, Executive Director of the Office of Expanded Learning, Advancement, and Partnerships; Boston Public Schools; Lori Taylor, former ASP Project Director and Education Specialist; Silk Road Project; and Kathleen Rogers and Rick Teller.

Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Executive Producer Sara Stackhouse emceed the evening of tributes, which raised an impressive $100,000 for the theater company.

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