February 12, 2021

Hamilton Cast Members Kick-Off West Chester University’s Annual Fundraising Gala

What better way to celebrate President’s Day than with cast members from the San Francisco production of the hit Broadway show Hamilton, who will kick-off aHamilton Cast Member Tia Altinay series of live, virtual events as part of West Chester University’s 38th Annual Presidential Scholarship Community Gala. Broadway performers Tia Altinay and Fergie L. Philippe will share behind-the-scenes stories and perform two Hamilton songs on Monday, February 15th at 7 p.m. $100 provides household log-in access to the event and can be purchased at http://go.wcufoundation.org/events/gala. Attendance is capped at 100. For more information, contact the Events Office at events@wcufoundation.org.

Hamilton cast member Fergie PhilippeEach year, the gala draws more than 300 members of the community to an event that is dedicated to the continued academic success of West Chester University students. Since its inception in 1983, the benefit has raised more than $1.2 million dollars for West Chester University students through a renewable, four-year Presidential Scholarship, which is designed to provide financial assistance to students who have demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence.

Remaining events in the live, virtual gala series include: Cartooning with a Disney Artist, Saturday, February 27 at 2 p.m.; Wayne Hoffman in Distant Deceptions: An Interactive Virtual Mind-Reading & Illusion Show, Thursday, April 1 at 7 p.m.; Drag Queen Bingo, Friday, April 9 at 7 p.m.; An Evening with Henry Winkler, Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m.; Meet & Greet with Henry Winkler, Saturday, April 27 at 9 p.m.



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