Rosie O’Donnell Presents RTKids Gala Honoring Gloria Estefan and John & Margo Catsimitidis

by | Oct 5, 2016 | Culture, Entertainment, Events, Family

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Rosie Theater Kids (RTKids) hosted its 13th Annual Gala Celebration in New York City, honoring seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer Gloria Estefan, and New York City philanthropists John and Margo Catsimitidis last week at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square.

The event was presented by iconic actress and television personality Rosie O’Donnell and hosted by Tony Award-winning actor BD Wong and Z100’s Elvis Duran.

Taxi and Broadway star Tony Danza was also on hand to present fellow Police Athletic League (PAL) Board Member, Catsimitidis and wife Margo with the honor.

Also on hand were such luminaries as How I Met Your Mother actors Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka; musician Steven Van Zandt and his wife, The Sopranos actress Maureen Van Zandt.


Dr. Richard Firshein, Patsy Khan, Dana Goldstein, Mike Goldstein & Elvis Duran

The proceeds of the gala benefit New York City Public School students participating in the largest arts-in-education programs serving New York City Public School students.

Rosie’s Theater Kids is one of the only organizations that provide all of its core services free of charge to the students and the schools.

RTKids inspires and motivates children by providing them with a lifelong appreciation of the arts,” said distinguished guest Dr. Richard Firshein. “This, to children who might never have the experience or exposure and also by providing instruction in the arts of theater, music, and dance.”

For more information about Rosie Theater Kids (RTKids) please go to:

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