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A Celebration of Bonnie Fogel

Featuring an Interview with Judy Woodruff, PBS NewsHour

Saturday, February 20, 2021
6:30 p.m. Virtual VIP Cocktail Reception
7:00 p.m. Virtual Celebration

Join us in celebrating the visionary leadership of Bonnie Fogel, Imagination Stage Founder.


Featuring an interview with Judy Woodruff, Anchor and Managing Editor of PBS NewsHour, celebrate Imagination Stage’s Founder and Executive Director. On January 1, 2021, Bonnie will transition to the part-time role Founder, and we are eager to honor her life’s journey and incredible career.


Imagination Stage’s Celebration of Bonnie will commemorate her legacy while toasting the bright future of an organization that has become irreplaceable for children and young people living in every corner of the region – even in the midst of a global health crisis. The evening will also highlight our Theatre for Change initiative, which includes programs that use theatre productions and educational workshops to bridge cultural divides and lift up underrepresented, young voices. Theatre for Change programming exemplifies Bonnie’s vision for theatre as a tool for change, inclusion, and education.


Host Committee

Imagination Stage & Imagination Stage DC Board of Trustees


Honorary Host Committee

Featuring friends, family, artists, political leaders, and others who have witnessed Bonnie’s accomplishments and challenges first-hand.


 Special Thanks to our Bonnie Fogel Forever (BFF) Task Force


Sponsorships begin at $1,000.

Contact Chelsey Christensen, Director of Development, at [email protected] to learn more or sponsor today


This event is FREE and open to all. Registration is required and we hope you will consider adding a donation to help support
Imagination Stage’s theatre and arts education programs.




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