2016 Gala – A Light Night



On Monday, June 6 at 7:00 PM

LaGuardia Arts High School Parents Association Presented

A LIGHT NIGHT: An Evening of Humor & Song

Featuring comedic and musical luminaries from stage and screen
and our LaGuardia students in performance!

It was a  Light Night to be remembered!

to everyone who came
to everyone who volunteered
to everyone who performed
to everyone who helped make the whole evening happen!
It was an amazing evening and we will never forget it.
Coming soon: Event Photos

Make sure you plan to be here for next year's GaLa!

Our Charity Buzz Auction is now live.
Click Here to place your bids

Items available include:

  • Al Roker studio tour
  • Saturday Night Live studio tour
  • Cake Boss decorating class
  • HBO's Vinyl behind the scenes tour
  • Broadway tickets
  • ...and much more!

A Special Thank You to our Proud Sponsors Listed Below 

TOP BANANA ($10,000)

     Lauren Schor Geller and Martin Geller

HEADLINER ($2,500)

     Don Roy King

     Lynnette and Kevin McCollum

     Melissa Posen and Larry Hirschhorn

     Deborah Roberts and Al Roker


Consolidated Bus Transit

     Sharon Avneri and Melissa Bachner

     Mr. and Mrs. Michael Barbieri

     Jackie Brecher and Ross Moskowitz


     Christine Denham and Bob Stein

     Fasulo Braverman & Di Maggio, LLP

     Nicole and Yosi Hechter

Stortz Lighting

     Family of Isabel Hillman

     The Kern Family

     M. Natasha Labovitz

     Tracy Landow

     Gregory and Simone-Marie Meeks

     Kim Petersen and Evan Zimmerman

     The Sperling Family and the Trollback Family

Join our Host

Michael Che
Michael Che LaGuardia '01
Weekend Update Anchor
Saturday Night Live

and Special Guests
Erich Bergen
Erich Bergen

Jason Robert Brown
Jason Robert Brown
The Bridges of Madison County

Kathy Fitzgerald
Kathy Fitzgerald
Broadway Actress
& LaGuardia Parent

Joe Iconis
Joe Iconis
Writer & Performer

Bill Irwin
Bill Irwin
Actor, Clown, Comedian

Colin Jost
Colin Jost
Weekend Update Co-Anchor
Saturday Night Live

Don Roy King
Don Roy King
Saturday Night Live Director
& LaGuardia Parent

Jessica Molaskey
Jessica Molaskey
Actress & Cabaret Singer
& LaGuardia Parent

Deborah Roberts
Deborah Roberts
ABC News Correspondent
20/20 & Good Morning America
& LaGuardia Parent

Al Roker
Al Roker
Host & Weather Forcaster
& LaGuardia Parent

Todd Susman
Todd Susman

Mary Testa
Mary Testa
Broadway Actress & Singer


Thank you to our generous donors

A Uno Tribeca
A.G. Kitchen
Acceptance Ahead
Acme Hall Studios
Agate & Valentina
Andrea Lewis Allan
Ample Hills Creamery
Annie's Blue Ribbon General Store
Applerouth Tutoring
ARC Athletics
Arenson Props
Arthur Murray
Artist and Craftsman Supply
Joana Avillez & Lena Dunham
Axiom Learning
Barry's Bootcamp
Beecher's Handmade Cheese
Josephine Belli-Marinos
Bernheim and Schwartz
Matt Bernson
David Bleckner
BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center
Bon Appetit
BR Guest Hospitality
Bradford Renaissance Portraits Corp
BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn
Bridge Props
Bright Healthy Smiles
Broadway Triple Threat
Broadway Workshop
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Industries
Brooklyn Museum
Buck's Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp
John Buscarello, Inc Interior Design
Candle Cafe West
Camp Cody
Carlo Marco Studio
Denise Chamian
Michael Childs
The City Bakery
City Knickerbocker Inc.
City Winery
Classic Kids Photography
College Essay Advisors
Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District
Cowgirl Seahorse
Crossfit South Brooklyn
Culture An American Yogurt Company
Cyc Fitness Hell's Kitchen
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Isabelle Dervaux
Sara Dillon
Dough Doughnuts
Margo Drucker
Empire State Building
Elizabeth England
M Epsteins and Sons
Film Forum

FitSpace NYC
Flatiron Hall
Flywheel Sports
Fonda Comida Mexicana
Fully Committed
Fun Home
Gerber Group
GIRLS/Half A Yogurt Productions
GK Framing
Glamour Magazine
Marcia Goldberg / 321 Management
Ellen Goldstein
Drs. Gottlieb and Santore
GQ Magazine
Graff Tours
Greenwich Hotel
Guy's American Kitchen & Bar
Shirley Halem
Heartland Brewery Inc.
Nicole & Yosi Hechter
Brigadier General Eliezar Hemeli
David Hillman
Himself and Nora
Jillian Hollis
In Your Voice
International Center of Photography
Island Lake Camp
Israel Vacation Homes
Ivy League Tutors Network
Jacob's Pillow
Jewish Community Center of Manhattan
The Jewish Museum
Joe Coffee
Joe's Pub
Kaplan Test Prep
Don Roy King
The King and I
Jodi Kipperman
Perri Kipperman
Kipperman Casting, Inc.
Francine Klimavicius
John Koch Antiques
Koppelman Group
Ladybird Bakery
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Nitzan Levy
Lincoln Center Theater
Live! With Kelly and Michael
Leshem Loft
M Salon
Robin Macatangay & Tracey Hung
Manhattan Theatre Club
Massage Envy Midtown West
Brian & Kerry McAteer
The Meatball Shop
Mark Mednansky
The Metropolitan Opera
Michelle's Nails Spa
Mimo Blend
Ken Mirkin
Modern Martial Arts
Dr. Laura Mount
Museum of Sex
Music Matters
Kelsey Nakken

National Dance Institute/Triple Arts
Neue Galerie New York
New Museum
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore
Nish Nush
NY Daily News
Erika Oppenheimer
OriginalFake KAWS
The Palm
Paper Source
Paying For College 101
Physique 57
Premiere Division Ballet
Principal's Office, LaGuardia Arts High School
The Public Theater
Pulse Karaoke
The Rachael Ray Show
Lee Ranaldo and Leah Singer
Ridgewood Tutors
Al Roker & Deborah Roberts
Rose Water
Jane L. Rosen
The Sebastian - Vail
Second Stage Theatre
Kristina Semos
Marni Shapiro
Simon and Schuster
The Simone Restaurant
SlowBurn Personal Training Studios
Smiles 4 Kids
Soho Playhouse
Something Rotten
Gayle Stacher
The Stand NYC
Staten Island Museum
Steve Madden
The Stomp Company
Stone Park Cafe
Storm King Art Center
Tame Space Professional Organizing
Time Inc.- Sports Illustrated
Total Tennis
TriBeCa MedSpa
Tribeca Tap House
Two Boots
U.S. News & World Report
U.S. Open
Urban Glass
Tess Vacin
Debra Vail
Varsity Tutors
Venus B Nails
Watch What Happens Live
Dr. David Weinstein
Kate Wilson
Wollman Rink
Woman's Day
Worth New York
Yogamaya New York
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Tracy Zwick

Donors list updated May 23, 2016

For more information or questions, please contact us at laguardialightnight@gmail.com

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