Tony, Emmy, and two-time Golden Globe nominee Matthew Morrison will headline Westport Country Playhouse’s 2017 fundraising gala on Saturday evening, Sept. New this year will be the Gala’s move to Saturday evening instead of Monday night as in past seasons.The Gala’s theme, “Moonlight Over Venice,” is a nod to the Playhouse’s autumn production of “Romeo and Juliet”.
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“I don’t know why music is the first thing to get cut,” said Morrison, who spoke to students at Highbury Grove School in north London during his visit to the capital this week.“I am the product of a public arts education and I wouldn’t be where I am today if I hadn’t found that passion at a young age.
I think it’s a shame and a travesty to cut that stuff.”Morrison is working on “an accredited programme”.
“You’d have to keep up the grades to be involved,” he said.
“It would have a big element of under-privileged kids, I think that’s important.