Legacy Award Ceremony 2014
“Honoring Tomorrow’s Leaders”
The 2014 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner was held on Saturday, February 8th, at 6:30 PM in the Staybridge Suites, located on 1000 Genesee Street, Rochester, NY. The dinner is an annual celebration of the achievements of women in the University of Rochester community and is sponsored by the UR Women’s Club and the Anthony Center. Music to Celebrate Courageous Women by Vocal Point.
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The Evening’s Program
Keynote Address by Jane Dubin, ’78, ’79 (MS).
About Jane Dubin:
Jane Dubin, ’78, ’79 (MS) is a TONY Award winning producer and member of the Broadway League. Jane is a graduate of the Commercial Theatre Institute 14-week Producer Program and the Commercial Theatre Institute-O’Neill Workshop. Ms. Dubin serves on the Board of Directors of Houses on the Moon Theater company, is President of Double Play Connections, and is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women. Her productions include Ann and most recently, Peter the Starcatcher, the Peter Pan prequel that has won 5 TONY Awards and 9 TONY nominations including “Best Play” – the most nominations ever for a new American play on Broadway.
Peter and the Starcatcher (Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour), winner of 5 TONY Awards; Ann, starring Holland Taylor (Lincoln Center); The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (London); The 39 Steps (OB, Tour); The Norman Conquests (TONY Award, Best Play Revival), Groundswell (the New Group), Beebo Brinker Chronicles (2008 GLAAD Media Award for Theatre), unFRAMED, OPA! at TBG Theatre (Best Commercial Production, MITF 2008),Take Me America (Best Musical, MITF 2007), Count Down, (Bank Street Theatre) and the one-woman show that started it all, MentalPause by Margaret Liston.
Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award
2014 Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award:
Jane S. Possee
Student Award Recipients
2014 Jane R. Plitt Award
Brianna Isaacson (’15)
2014 Fannie Bigelow Prize
Fatima Bawany (’15)
2014 Dean Ruth A. Merrill Award
Anjalene Whittier (’14)
2014 Susan B. Anthony Prize
Elizabeth Riedman (’14)
2014 Susan B. Anthony Scholarship
Crystal Hans (’15) Tanatchaya (Tanya) Chanphanitpornkit (’15)
2014 Sue Stewart Award
Anisha Gundewar (’14)