Dogfight Stars Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena Will Sing Pasek and Paul Tunes at Connecticut Gala

News   Dogfight Stars Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena Will Sing Pasek and Paul Tunes at Connecticut Gala The Northeast Children's Theatre Company, a not-for-profit arts education organization, will present its second annual Broadway in Connecticut gala Oct. 25 in Fairfield, CT.

The fundraiser, set to begin at 8 PM, will feature an evening of music hosted by Tony Award-nominated songwriting team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dogfight, A Christmas Story, Edges).

Performers include Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena, who co-starred in Pasek and Paul's Dogfight and the hit Broadway musical Wicked, as well as Next to Normal actress Meghann Fahy.

In addition to the celebration of Pasek and Paul music, a live auction will be held and includes house seats to If/Then with a backstage tour from director Michael Greif and star Idina Menzel.

Tyler Paul, the organization's co-founder and executive director, said in a statement, "We are honored to have this incredible roster of talent joining us. Between the show and the live auction, we believe this is the ultimate one-night-only gathering for theatre fans."

Proceeds from the gala will benefit artistic programming for school audiences and educational initiatives for underserved children in disadvantaged communities. The StageOne Theater is located at 70 Sanford Street in Fairfield, CT. A limited number of tickets are currently available at the $100 VIP and $50 standard level. All VIP tickets include access to preferred seating, a pre-show reception and a post-show meet and greet. For more information, visit NCTCompany.org/Gala or call (203) 259-1036.

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