Sponsor a young performer in 'The Lion King Jr.'

Our brand new theatre company is mounting 'The Lion King Jr.' in West Haven, and the cast represents a dozen CT towns in total, with most of our kids coming from New Haven and West Haven. We've held auditions and callbacks in the past week and the talent turnout has been unbelievable (TRULY). It's going to be spectacular!

Due to the considerable costs of putting on a quality musical production, we are financing the show largely through tuition of $195 (that's only 50 cents per hour) per child. This has presented a hardship for some of the families and they have asked us for financial assistance. We do not want any child to miss out because of family financial strain but as a brand new company, we are not yet in a position to wave tuition and still cover the costs of the show, which we project to be between $8000-$9,000.  

I was hoping that some of you would consider sponsoring (in part or full) a child's participation in our show.  We are looking to raise $780.00 to cover four kids in our show who need financial support.  

If you pledge your support of at least $25, we will list you as a supporter in the program under the "Sponsor" section.  

Pledges of $50 or more will result in a listing under "Angel" in the program.

Pledges of $100 or more will unlock "Benefactor" status, and include a 1/2 page ad OR two VIP tickets to our production.  You may use the ad space or tickets for yourselves, or donate them to the parents of the child you have sponsored.  We will be sure to have them write you a thank you note with a photo of that child in costume.

Thank you so much for supporting our program.  We look forward to serving our community with unparalleled excellence in and commitment to arts education.

Lara Morton
Director and Co-Producer

Susan Larkin
Executive Producer

Donations (0)

  • Aviva Luria 
    • $30 
    • 14 d
  • Valerie Duffner 
    • $10 
    • 16 d
  • Ava Benigni 
    • $40 
    • 16 d
  • Walker Settle 
    • $150 
    • 20 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 25 d
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Organizer

Lara Morton 
Organizer
West Haven, CT
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