LaGuardia Annual Benefit



On Monday, March 5 at 6:30 PM
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School Parents Association Presents our



Featuring special Broadway guests and student talent from all the LaGuardia studios.

Director & Host: Paula Leggett Chase
Director & Producer: Alice Jankell
Musical Director: Larry Pressgrove
Event Co-Chairs: Paula Leggett Chase, Alice Jankell, Justine Keil and Wendy Reimer

Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

of Music & Art and Performing Arts
Little Flower Theater
100 Amsterdam Avenue
at West 65th Street

6:30: Art Exhibit and Living Sculpture Court by LaGuardia Students
7:30: Sing Along with Broadway Professionals
9:00: Taste of NY Cocktail Party at the Lincoln Center Library.


Click here for Sponsorships and Tickets

Choose between six ticket types:

  • Angel Sponsor — Ultra VIP Seat · Entrance to Taste of New York Cocktail Party · Listing in Program and Website
  • Diva Sponsor — Premium VIP Seat · Entrance to Taste of New York Cocktail Party · Listing in Program and Website
  • Lion Sponsor — VIP Seat · Entrance to Taste of New York Cocktail Party · Listing in Program and Website
  • Show + Party Ticket — Seat for Show · Entrance to Taste of New York Cocktail Party
  • Show Only Ticket (Adult) — Seat for Show ← FLASH SALE PRICING AVAILABLE NOW!
  • Show Only Ticket (Student) — Seat for Show in Student Section ← FLASH SALE PRICING AVAILABLE NOW!

Buy a combo ticket for the show AND for the "Taste of New York" Cocktail Party (adults only, at The New York Library for the Performing Arts across the street) directly after the show! Or buy a ticket just for the show... If you would like to purchase a ticket just for the party, please contact

Reminder, "Taste of New York" party is for adults only.

Please contact us at if you would like to be a Parent Sponsor or Corporate Sponsor. Sponsors of $1000 and above shall be allocated ad space in our Program and recognition at the Benefit.

Click here for Raffle Tickets

Remember to purchase tickets for 6 amazing raffles -- limited tickets available!

  • Two tickets to Carousel
  • Two tickets to Frozen
  • Two tickets to Hello Dolly with Bernadette Peters, with a backstage tour
  • Two tickets to Anastasia with a backstage tour
  • Vocal coaching session with Broadway Music Director David Chase
  • Two tickets to Kelly and Ryan

Click here for Raffle Details

Taste of NY Cocktail Party at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
(Across the Street from LaGuardia High School)

For Adult Ticket holders holding Party Passes

We're delighted to announce that our beloved faculty members ROB KRAUSZ and STACEY CERVELLINO will be joining the Broadway Stars and LaGuardia students on stage performing hits from the stage and screen!

Join our Host

Paula Leggett Chase
On the 20th Century, "Randi" on 30 Rock, plus 9 Broadway Shows

and Special Guests

Everett Bradley
Grammy nominee for STOMP, Bruce Springsteen, Cindy Lauper, Jon Bon Jovi, Meredith Viera Show

Adam Grupper
Fiddler on the Roof, My Fair Lady, plus 11 B'way shows

Sydney James Harcourt
Original Company of Hamilton

Leah Hocking
The Last Ship, Billy Elliot, All Shook up, Mamma Mia

Mary Beth Peil
Anastasia (Tony nomination),The Good Wife

Jessica Phillips
"Pippa Cox" on Law & Order SVU, Next to Normal

with LaGuardia's Own:

Stacey Cervellino Thorp
Teacher, Actor, Singer, Writer, Director, Producer and an occasional yoga and mindfulness teacher

Rob “Mister K” Krausz
Teacher, Director, Actor, Writer

and Featured Musicians
Robin Macatangay
Guitar, currently plays HAMILTON

George Rush
Bass, currently plays AMELIE

A Special Thank You to our Proud Sponsors Listed Below 














Elyssa & Jason Ackerman

Ellen and Jonathan Coven



Kathia & Daniel Gamba

Justine Keil and Marc Pusey



The Kern Family

Susan Slesinger



Jen and Marc Bernstein

The Chase Family

Linda and Mark Florin

The Gachot Family

The Griffith Family



The Family of Isabel Hillman ‘19

The Jankell-Shatkin Family

Cynthia Kaplan and David Froelich

The Family of Reuben Levine

The Reimer-Sherman Family



Rick and Debbie Schulman

Elizabeth Schwartzburt and Janice Weisner

The Silver-Lewis Family




Leslie A. Brown

Sara Dillon and Dan Levine



The Family of Amber Hahn

The Jones Family



LaG Dance Majors

Sponsors list updated February 27, 2018
Contact the Annual Benefit Committee at


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