Great music and powerful storytelling invigorate our lives. In support of making fresh theatrical experiences thrive in our community, this annual benefit supports Prima’s artistic programming and NextGen Initiative. The event also serves as an opportunity to honor an individual who has made a significant contribution to our community’s cultural vibrancy. The evening boasts an exciting auction as well. Libations and lite fare are included.
The 2019 Prima Benefit culminates with a concert by Tony Award winner, Alice Ripley. The multi-talented star of Broadway’s Next to Normal, Sunset Boulevard, Tommy, Side Show, and The Rocky Horror Show, brings an exciting show of re-imagined duets. Through personal accounts and carefully chosen musical remedies, “Ripley Prescription” shares both funny and poignant stories of how music and theatre heals our broken hearts. Expect to hear many of your favorite songs from Next to Normal, Sunset Boulevard, and more. The night is sure to be just the right medicine for all your ailments with Alice Ripley on vocals and drums, and Brad Simmons on vocals and piano.