50th ANNIVERSARY GALA

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Aileen and Geoffrey Cowan, Patty Glaser and Sam Mudie, John Lithgow, Valerie Biden Owens, Raj Patel, Susan Sullivan and Connell Cowan, and Tom Werner

IN HONORING

MARCY CARSEY
SUSAN A. LOEWENBERG

JUNE 2, 2024 

ELI AND EDYTHE BROAD STAGE 
SANTA MONICA COLLEGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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MARCY CARSEY

Marcy Carsey is an award-winning television producer and civic engagement advocate. She began her acclaimed career as a comedy programming executive developing hit sitcoms such as Happy Days, Mork & Mindy and Soap for ABC, and went on to form her own independent production company Carsey-Werner, creating ground-breaking and wildly popular shows such as The Cosby Show, A Different World, Roseanne, Grace Under Fire, 3rd Rock from the Sun, and That '70s Show with partner Tom Werner.

In addition to being inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences as well as the Broadcasting and Cable Magazine’s Hall of Fame, the Carsey-Werner producing team has received numerous awards including the Emmy, the Humanitas Prize, the Peabody, the People’s Choice, the Golden Globe, and the NAACP Image Award.

Through her philanthropy and civic advocacy, Ms. Carsey actively supports the arts, education, women and girls’ rights and humanitarian and social causes. She currently serves as Chair of the Hammer Museum’s Board of Directors, and in 2013 provided a lead gift to her alma mater the University of New Hampshire to support the creation of the new Carsey School for Public Policy, widely known for its graduate programs, research, policy education, and civic engagement work focused on improving equality and sustainability in communities.


SUSAN A. LOEWENBERG

Susan A. Loewenberg is founder and Producing Director of L.A. Theatre Works, a non-profit media arts and theatre organiization. Ms. Loewenberg has produced award-winning radio dramas, plays, and films in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and London. 

Under her supervision, LATW has created the largest library of plays on audio in the world, garnering numerous awards from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Writers Guild, The American Library Association, Publishers’ Weekly, and others. Ms. Loewenberg also serves as host and is the Executive Producer of LATW’s nationally distributed syndicated radio series, “L.A. Theatre Works,” broadcast on NPR stations nationwide. 

A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, she has served on innumerable boards and panels, including the National Endowment for the Arts, California Arts Council, The Fund for Independence in Journalism in Washington D.C., and was co-chair of the League of Producers and Theatres of Greater Los Angeles. From 1996-2002, Ms. Loewenberg served during the Clinton administration on the Board of Directors for Federal Prison Industries, a presidential appointment, and served for several years as a member of the regional panel of the President’s Commission on White House Fellows. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of The Center for Public Integrity having served 20 years, and a Fellow of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities at USC. Ms. Loewenberg is the author of a number of articles that have appeared in American Theatre Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and various professional journals. 

 


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