Community Engagement:

More than 400 Students to Attend Broadway’s Aladdin for Community Giveback at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

- Local guests to experience the magic of “Broadway’s biggest party” on January 6 & 7 -

ORLANDO, FLA. (Jan. 2, 2024) – In a community giveback tradition that first started in 2017, Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts today announces more than 400 guests will attend Broadway’s Aladdin for free on January 6 and 7, 2024. Twenty different beneficiary organizations, including schools, afterschool programs and local nonprofit groups, will participate in the two-day event.

As part of the program, GoPegasus will provide courtesy transportation to the arts center, special guests will attend an electric pre-show brunch with trivia, see the performance and bring home an Aladdin swag bag.

“Continuing to make the arts accessible for everyone is engrained in who we are,” Kathy Ramsberger, president & CEO of the Dr. Phillips Center said. “Our team is passionate about delivering Arts for Every Life® and we are proud that our Broadway Community Giveback initiative has provided over 4,000 experiences for our residents.”

Generous support is provided by Ravago Americas, Chick-Fil-A Greater Orlando Area, Foxtail Coffee Co., Stax, Morgan Stanley, Donna & Howard Abell, Crouse Charitable Lead Trust, The Yuska Family, Sysco, GoPegasus, City of Orlando Commissioners and Orange County Government to make these memorable live theater opportunities possible.

The full list of beneficiaries includes:

South Orlando YMCA

Family Promise of Greater Orlando

Levy Hughes Clubhouse Boys and Girls Club

Bradley-Otis Boys and Girls Club

New Image Youth Center

Sadler Elementary School

Colonial High School

Clay Springs Elementary School

Maxey Community Center

Timber Creek High School

Cypress Creek High School

Wedgefield School

Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida

Mercy Drive Kidz Zone

Edgewater High School

Carver Middle School

Central Florida Leadership Academy

After-School All-Stars

Dover Shores Neighborhood Center

Englewood Neighborhood Center

About Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in downtown Orlando supported by the City of Orlando, Orange County, the City of Winter Park, the State of Florida and generous donors and sponsors. The 698,312-square-foot venue includes performance spaces like the Walt Disney Theater, the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, the Steinmetz Hall and, opening in 2024, Judson's Live; and event spaces like the DeVos Family Room, the Rooftop Terrace and the Seneff Arts Plaza. In addition, the arts center's AdventHealth School of the Arts offers performing arts education year-round. For more information, visit Follow on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and X.