Quill Entertainment, a nonprofit educational company, whose mission is “Teaching America’s Heritage Through Story and Song,” will hold its annual benefit on Friday, Nov. 16, at the Bruce Museum from 6:30 pm – 9 p.m.
Dedicated to using entertainment to ignite a passion for
America’s heritage and to teach its citizens about the important core beliefs and foundational principles that have made the United States a beacon for freedom and human rights, Quill Entertainment will briefly transport guests
Professional singers will perform songs from Quill’s History
Musicals, including Everybody’s Watching: The Making of the Constitution, Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks, The Last Full Measure: The Battle of Gettysburg, and Father Abraham, a new family musical about Abraham Lincoln.
ABC personality, author, and weatherman Bill Evans will recite The Gettysburg Address and conduct a live
auction at the event. Generously donated auction items enhance the Americana theme and will include signed prints capturing the spirit of our American history by artist Michael Albert, and also Young Adult book about The Thirteenth Amendment, which is the compassion book for Stephen Spielberg’s film “Lincoln,” by historian Harold Holzer, a leading authority on the political culture of the Civil War era.
The music is by “Sesame Street” and EMMY-winning composer Stephen Lawrence and Broadway and network television composer Stan Wietrzychowski. Award-winning playwright Granville Burgess, CEO of
Quill, wrote the lyrics.
Tickets are $100 and $35 for teachers and students. Register at the address below, or pay at the
For additional information and to register for the event, please visit http://quillentertainment.org/register/.