Standing in stardust: Ghost Light Society hosts ‘Studio 54’ soirée
Disco fever will blaze through town when the infamous nightclub – the celebrated Studio 54 – is recreated for the Broward Center for the Performing Arts’ Ghost Light Society annual soirée, “Studio 54: You’ve never been anywhere until you’ve been here.”
It will take place at 8 p.m. Oct. 19 at Parker Playhouse, 707 NE Eighth St. in Fort Lauderdale. All proceeds are earmarked for the Broward Center’s arts-in-education programs.
The event is led by platinum sponsor, the Florida Panthers. Some additional sponsors include: Blondevents; Catherine Grady’s Allstate Agency; City Furniture, Exults, Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust, Greenberg Traurig P.A.; JP Morgan Chase; SunTrust and Tripp Scott P.A.; Angelo & Banta; Berkowitz Pollack & Brant; BBX Capital; Brown & Brown Insurance; Boasting Biz; Cliff ’s Pools & Patios; Gulf Building, GrayRobinson P.A., Greenspoon Marder; Las Olas Local; Las Olas Riverfront, LP; Laura and Charlie Palmer; McKinley Insurance Services; Southport Properties; Stephen Douglas Associates; and Ultimate Software.
In addition to event chairs Zach Hoffman and Shawn Oden, committee co-chairs are Shayna Freyman and Amanda Routman. Host committee members include: Tim Cronin, Joanna Duran, Falyn Freyman, Heather Geronemus, Jené Kapela Korzeniowski, Brad Minto, Jen Nayak, Marla Neufeld, Peter Neirouz, Ashley Palmer Lindsay, Wes Parker, Lindsay Raphael, Sarah Regensdorf, Alexia Rineheart, Christina Sacco, Matt Sacco, Ashley Sawyer Smith, Alexandria Scherer, Jonathan Schwartz, Jeremy Singer, Theresa Strub, Sara Walters Smith, Pablo Urquilla, Neal Victor and Kelly Alvarez Vitale.
“I’m really excited to co-chair this year’s Ghost Light Society’s annual soiree – a fantastic event that helps to raise awareness and funds to support the Broward Center’s arts-in-education programs for students,” Hoffman said. “As a local entrepreneur, I think it’s extremely important to give back to our community, especially with organizations like the Ghost Light Society that provide programs to engage our younger generation.”
The Ghost Light Society’s mission is to engage and inspire a new generation of patrons to take an active role in promoting, celebrating and supporting the performing arts. The Broward Center’s arts-in-education programs, consistently supported by the Ghost Light Society, provides activities that engage students of all ages and enables them to learn in the most effective and creative ways.
Tickets to the soirée are $85 for Ghost Light Society members and $105 for non-members. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Joanna Duran at 954-468-3284.
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is one of North America’s premier performing arts venues and the cultural heart of Broward County. Presenting more than 700 events each year to more than 600,000 patrons, the Broward Center offers a wide range of exciting cultural programming and events to South Florida residents and thousands of tourists annually.
Shayna Freyman, left, Amanda Routman, Heather Geronemus and Sarah Regensdorf Greenbaum
Kelly Alvarez Vitale, left, Randall Vitale, Lori Vajda and Josh Vajda
Shawn Oden, left, and Zach Hoffman