Anne-Marie Petrie, national political director for CBS Radio (left), and Nancy C. Miller, a partner at Miller & Owen law firm
California Musical Theatre president Richard Lewis is flanked by Scott Syphax, CEO of Nehemiah Corporation of America, and Scott’s wife Celestine, a California Musical Theatre board member.
Event volunteer Patricia Glass strikes a pose.
From left: Matt Hessburg, director of market
ing and PR for California Musical Theatre, and
his wife Eva Mosakowski, with U.S. Congressman Ami Bera and Laura Mason-Smith, president of Mason-Smith Success Strategies
Jacquelyn Piro Donovan, who played the roles of Cosette and Fantine in Les Misérables on Broadway, sang a series of songs, including “I Dreamed a Dream.”
Sandy Smoley, CEO of the Sandy Smoley Group and honorary chair of the event, with event emcee and former Assemblyman Dennis Mangers
The décor for the Les Misérables-themed gala at Memorial Auditorium included a makeshift barricade as a nod to the musical.