37th Annual Trustee Benefit Concert & Gala

Supporting Scholarships

Featuring Ben Vereen

*Concert tickets, Gala tickets and auction packages coming soon!


"...an entertainer with a capital E." - The New York Times

"There is no man like him on the musical comedy stage." - Bob Fosse

"...the razzle-dazzle song-and-dance man..." - The New York Times

Dominican University's 37th Annual Trustee Benefit Concert & Gala will be held Saturday, March 11, 2017. This signature event raises much-needed scholarship support, celebrates world-class artists, and honors those who champion the performing arts in Chicago’s metropolitan area.

Ben Vereen starred in Broadway's Jesus Christ Superstar, Sweet Charity and Pippin before appearing in the epic 1977 mini series Roots. Vereen won a Tony Award in 1972 for his performance in Pippin

Vereen's legendary performances transcend time and are woven into the fabric of this country’s artistic legacy. His performances on stage, screen and television continue to inspire and influence artists of all ages. Vereen's artistic quality has always been fueled by a passion to channel the arts for a better world.


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For more information on the gala event, including how to become a sponsor, please contact Christina Reilly, Major Gifts Development Assistant, at (708) 524-6284 or creilly@dom.edu

2017 Bravo Award Recipient

To be announced soon!