Arts For Autism, a grant program designed to increase access to the arts for Autistic people, is returning to the Gershwin Theatre for a star-studded concert fundraiser June 20.
Hosted by Broadway siblings and Aladdin stars Arielle and Adam Jacobs, the concert will include Wicked's composer Stephen Schwartz, keynote speaker Elaine Hall (founder of The Miracle Project), Abby Mueller (Six), Zachary Noah Piser (Dear Evan Hansen), Kelvin Moon Loh (Beetlejuice), Brynn Williams (SpongeBob SquarePants), Natalie Charle Ellis (Beetlejuice), Kevin Smith Kirkwood (Kinky Boots), Gay Marshall (Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris), and Marty Thomas (Wicked). To mark Juneteenth, there will also be a special appearance from Gabrielle McClinton (Paradise Square).
All proceeds will be administered via the grant program in $1,000–$5,000 denominations. Grants are available on a rolling basis, and the deadline to apply is October 1. For more information on applying for a grant and the concert, visit ArtsForAutism.net.