Sunday, April 12, 2020

We have a new look.

We’re excited 

to announce that The Donna Reed Foundation's new and refreshed website is live. The update provides a stronger sense of who we are, what we do, and why we do it.

It also features a modern design, improved functionality, and easy access to essential information. Visit our Website here.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

NBC to Re-Air Emmy-Winning Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Brandon Victor Dixon
sings role of Judas

Cast includes Donna Reed Scholarship alumnus 

NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, which aired live from Brooklyn on April 1, 2018, will be rebroadcast on the network Easter Sunday, April 12 at 7 p.m. EDT/6 p.m. CDT.

The cast includes Brandon Victor Dixon singing the role of Judas. Dixon was a 1999 Donna Reed scholarship finalist in musical theatre. He is known for taking over the role of Aaron Burr in the hit musical Hamilton from original star Leslie Odom Jr. Dixon played Burr for nearly a year at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

As a producer, Dixon's revival of Hedwig and the Angry Inch won the 2014 Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for best revival of a musical.

The Donna Reed Heritage Museum remains closed.

The Donna Reed Heritage Museum remains closed through Thursday, April 30 to help contain the spread of COVID-19. Like you, we are concerned about the health and safety of everyone during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We will continue to monitor and follow the advice of the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control regarding a date to reopen.

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