Feld Entertainment, Inc. executive vice presidents Nicole Feld, Alana Feld and Juliette Feld are honored at the gala, which begins at 6:30 PM with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner at 7:30 PM and entertainment at 8:30 PM.
Tony Award nominee and recording artist Melissa Errico, who recently starred in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's Passion, is accompanied on piano by Tedd Firth; the program is directed by Donna Drake.
The entertainment program also includes performances by the singing string quartet Well-Strung (Edmund Bagnell, Christopher Marchant, Daniel Shevlin and Trevor Wadleigh) and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson and husband-and-wife hand-balancing act Duo Fusion.
The 2014 Gala provides funds for TAP, and proceeds support the following programs and services: Access for Young Audiences (AYA), Autism Theatre Initiative (ATI), TAP Plus, Accessible Seating, Audio Description, Open Captioning, Sign Language Interpreting, and the National Theatre Accessibility Programs, which consist of National Open Captioning Initiative and National Autism Advisory Partnerships.
Feld Entertainment, Inc. owns and produces Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Feld Motorsports, Disney On Ice, Disney Live! and Marvel Universe LIVE! TDF is working with Feld Entertainment on the autism-friendly performance of Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure, scheduled for April 19.