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Tommy Tune, Jason Robert Brown, Dee Hoty, and More Perform at TADA! Gala

The event honored Tune and Leslie Uggams.

Jason Robert Brown at the piano.
(© Chad David Kraus)

TADA! Youth Theater honored Broadway legends Leslie Uggams and Tommy Tune at this year's gala, held on March 5 at Tribeca 360. The evening featured entertainment from TADA!'s Resident Youth Ensemble as well as Broadway favorites including Jason Robert Brown and Dee Hoty.

Janine Nina Trevens, Producing Artist Director of TADA!, with performers Leslie Uggams, Tommy Tune, Dee Hoty, and Danielle Chambers.
(© Chad David Kraus)

The event also included special appearances by Michael James Leslie, Broadway Inspirational Voices, Cady Huffman, and Jeff Calhoun.

The TADA! Resident Youth Ensemble take the stage.
(© Chad David Kraus)

Founded in 1984, TADA!'s mission is to provide young people from different backgrounds with musical theater programs that inspire them to be creative, learn, and think differently. TADA! produces original musicals for children, teens, and family audiences. TADA! offers a free, year-round, pre-professional training and a positive youth development program for its Resident Youth Ensemble (ages 8-18), as well as musical theater classes and camps for the public and musical theater residencies in NYC schools and community centers.

Dee Hoty and Tommy Tune perform at the 2018 TADA! Youth Theater Gala.
(© Chad David Kraus)