Saturday, February 4, 2023

Grant applications open for free tickets to Wilson Center shows

WILMINGTON — Private donors to Wilson Center’s Broadway for a Better World initiative paves the way for underserved areas of the New Hanover County population to enjoy professional theater.

Twice a year, its grant program — administered by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County — opens applications for organizations and Cape Fear Community College students to receive free tickets to shows at Wilson Center. The applications are open now and close Jan. 20, 2023 for the spring season.

READ MORE: Broadway for Better World extends youth outreach with scholarships

Tickets are given to the PNC Broadway, Stars Series, and Wonder Series.

Broadway for a Better World launched in 2017 and has granted over 1,300 tickets to underserved youth through 15 nonprofit community organizations and local schools. 

Applications can be accessed here.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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