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Tacoma’s Historic Theater District Centennial Campaign

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Continuing the Legacy


Press Coverage

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  • Restore Integrity & Beauty
  • Improve Patron Experience
  • Increase Seismic Safety

Create a New Vision for Theater on the Square

  • Celebrate Generations of Civic Leadership
  • Improve Patron Experience
  • Enliven Venue

Deepen Community Engagement

  • Expand Programs
  • Provide Greater Access & Diversity
  • Grow Educational Service

The Community’s Financial Investment

$24.5 Million Public Private Partnership

$18 million in public funding identified and/or secured

  • City, State, Historic & New Markets Tax Credits

$6.5 million in private sector philanthropy to be raised

  • gifts and grants from individuals, foundations, corporations and other government sources.

For more details on our financial goals, please click here. 

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Campaign Leadership

Honorary Co-Chairs

  • Marilyn Strickland, Mayor of Tacoma
  • Derek Kilmer, U.S. Representative
  • Norm Dicks, Former U.S. Representative
  • Steve O’Ban, Washington State Senator
  • Laurie Jinkins, Washington State Representative
  • Jake Fey, Washington State Representative
  • Connie Ladenburg, Pierce County Councilmember

Executive Committee

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  • Sara Kendall, Chair, Community Leader
  • Monte Bersante, Davies Pearson
  • Dianne Conway, Gordon Thomas Honeywell
  • John Kent, Community Leader
  • Michael Lehrer, Morgan Financial
  • Bradley Lehrer, Community Leader                                                                 
  • Scott Marshall, Community Leader
  • Kurt Olson, Lighthouse Tool Company
  • Lyle Quasim, Community Leader
  • Kristen Sawin, Weyerhaeuser
  • Scott Shelton, Community Leader
  • David Fischer, Broadway Center Executive Director
  • Stacey Guadnola, Broadway Center Centennial Fund Director
  • Pamela Russell, Broadway Center Fund Consultant
  • Julia Garnett, Broadway Center Project Consultant
  • Bill Stauffacher, Lobbying Consultant

Partners

  • Mary and Steve Barger, Community Leaders
  • Buzz and John Folsom, Community Leaders
  • Holly Bamford Hunt, Bamford Foundation
  • Linda Ishem, University of Washington, Tacoma
  • Bruce Kendall, Economic Development Board
  • Bev Losey, Brown & Brown Insurance
  • Bill Robertson, Multicare
  • Carlyn Roy, TAPCO Credit Union

Broadway Center Board

To learn more contact Stacey Guadnola

Centennial Campaign Director

253.591.5524 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Broadway Center brings shared joy & prosperity to our region enlivening the largest performing arts center between Seattle and Portland. To learn more about how we deliver our mission, please click here.


 

Resident Arts Organizations

Puget Sound Revels Northwest Sinfonietta Tacoma City Ballet Tacoma Concert Band Tacoma Opera Symphony Tacoma Tacoma Youth Symphony