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Boston Children’s Theatre Salutes Graduating High School at UMass Boston

Boston Children’s Theatre (BCT) the oldest theatre in Boston, saluted this year’s class of graduating high school seniors at its Annual Dinner on a Saturday evening, June 7 at University Club at UMass Boston. The fundraiser benefits BCT’s outreach programs. The gifted graduating class, students at high schools throughout the breater Boston area, performed Caberet-style as they took their final curtain call at the BCT First Annual Dinner. In the fall, all of them will bring their enormous talents to various colleges throughout the country.

Graduating senior, who were honored at the dinner, include Liz Atkins, Cambridge; Gary Barman, Swampscott; Christine Chilingerian, Newton; Michael DeFillippi, Melrose; Courtney Smith, Milton; Dan Shaken, Brookline; and Caitlin Sullivan, Dorchester. WCVB-TV, channel 5, anchor and reporter Pam Cross served as MC.

Since 1951, youngsters at Boston Children’s Theatre, one of the oldest children’s theatre companies in the U.S., have helped bring “live theatre for children by children” to Boston area audiences, while growing as individuals by developing their creative faculties.

Boston Children’s Theatre is an independent nonprofit arts and education organization, not affiliated with any other corporation or cultural institution.