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Jane Pesci-Townsend Excellence in Music Theatre Gala


7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 9


Archbishop Carroll High School
4300 Harewood Road
Washington, D.C. 20017


Join the CUA Musical Theatre Division for the kickoff of the fall season with performances by members of the Class of 2017 and alumni from the D.C. and New York theater communities. Two short previews of the upcoming season’s productions, “Sweet Charity” and “Godspell” will be performed. Sue Palka, a CUA parent and Fox5 meteorologist, will emcee.

Tickets are $53 for premium seating, $22 for orchestra seating, and $12 for rear seating, and are available online at For more information, call 202-319-5416 or email

This gala is held to honor the memory of Jane Pesci-Townsend, a much beloved musical theatre faculty member and performer who passed away in 2010. Donations made in her memory benefit musical theatre productions at the School of Music.

SPONSOR: Benjamin T. Rome School of Music


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