New Event Raises Funds for the Arizona Broadway Theatre Costume Shop

Posted By on September 19, 2018

The Event: 6th Annual Broadway Ball Luncheon and Fashion Show

The Cause: Arizona Broadway Theatre /

Funds raised: More than $13,000 for Arizona Broadway Theatre and the ABT Costume Shop

Co-Chairs: ABT Trustee Sharon Jarnagin

Event sponsors: Sun Health at Home and Red Bird Farms

Entertainment: A fashion show was presented by the Calle Rose collection.  All clothing items were available for purchase during a two-day Calle Rose Boutique staged in the theatre lobby.

Notable moment: Theatre CEO and executive producer Kiel Klaphake welcomed more than 150 attendees to the inaugural event in the theatre’s Encore Room surrounded by vintage costumes from recent and past Mainstage productions.


  • Model Ruth Carpenter's outfit is described by Calle Rose owner and Fashion Show MC Michelle Fredette
  • Model Lorraine Bosse-Smith enjoyed modeling in the Fashion Show
  • Model Jessica Zimmerman
  • Model Delores Huebner is also a generous ABT supporter
  • Darlene Eger, Diane Hetrick, and Frann Glick-Beer
  • Co-chairs Lisa E. Platt and Kristin Wurr
  • Cheri Seith 2018 Miss Senior Arizona smiles for the camera
  • Broadway Ball Luncheon and Fashion Show Committee Tina Borer, Development Director of Annual Giving and Stewarship Ellen Versen, and Event Chair Sharon Jarnagin
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