In keeping with the spirit of Planet Connections’ belief that theatre can and does spark social change, we are going one step further. We work with each production in the Festivity on community outreach, which, to our knowledge, is unique in the theater community in the New York metropolitan area.
Did you know? Since it’s inception, Planet Connections Festivity has produced: 233 Full Theater Productions and 86 Staged Readings. 300 charities have benefitted from Planet Connections artists. Below are some of the organizations our artists have helped raise awareness for.
*Adam R. Spector Foundation* ASPCA Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids Brooklyn/NY Public Library* CEDARS* Children’s Aid Society City* Harvest*Democracy Now* Food Bank for New York City* GEMS Girls, Inc.*GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)* Grand Central Neighborhood Social Services Corporation (GCNSSC)*
*Harlem Mothers SAVE * Heifer International * Joyful Heart Foundation * Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center * Michael J. Fox Foundation * More Gardens! * National Director of Communications, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America * National Eating Disorders Association * National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation * Planned Parenthood * Rainforest Alliance *
*RAINN * RESCU Foundation * Safe Horizon Sanctuary for Families * Suicide Prevention International * The AIDS Quilt * The Ali Forney Center * The Arc * The Innocence Project * The Long Island Crisis Center * The Mercy Center in the South Bronx * UJA of New York United Nations Environment Program (www.unep.org) * Urgent Pets on Death Row * Visible Inc * Visiting Nurse Service of New York Hospice and Palliative Care * WIN [Women in Need] * Women for Women International * World Wildlife Fund