The production is running at the La Jolla Playhouse before moving to New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse.
Michael Arden, Patrick Page, and Ciara Renée will star in the San Diego production.
This U.S. premiere features a classic Disney score by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz.
Kate Burton, Sheldon Harnick, and April Gornik were honored at the annual event.
The fundraising effort will go toward enhancing the programming at the Long Island theater.
The Long Island theater hosted a celebratory bash to inaugurate its newest artistic director.