12.14 Summer Line-up

We are pleased to announce 12.14 Foundation's Summer of Shows program line-up. Among many other activities, the two headline events we're planning for this summer are A Rockin' Midsummer Night's Dream and 101 Dalmatians!

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12.14 Foundation

The 12.14 Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Newtown, Connecticut. Our vision is to create a performing arts center in Newtown to honor those lost in the tragic events of December 14, 2012, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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"I'm honored to support the 12.14 Foundation, and greatly admire both the mission and work of this remarkable organization.”

Scotty McCreery, American Idol Winner and Platinum recording artist - National Goodwill Ambassador for 12.14 Foundation

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Seussical the Musical was a Smash!

The 12.14 Foundation produced Seussical: the Musical in Newtown, CT in support of premier education in the arts. Performed by the community youth and led by Broadway's best professionals, all four shows sold out. Hear comments from the audience, cast and crew!

12.14 Rocks the Labor Day Parade!

We had a great time at the Newtown Labor Day parade, combining a custom made float with many of the cast of Seussical the Musical. Click this banner to read about our award-winning parade adventures and check out some photos!

ING Hartford Marathon 2013

Dr. Sarah Baroody of Newtown recruited a team to represent the 12.14 Foundation in the ING Hartford Marathon on October 12. The 26-person team ran 26 miles in honor of 26 lives. Click the image to read more and watch news interviews.

12.14 at the Newtown Arts Festival

The Newtown Arts Festival dance tent recently erupted with songs from Seussical the Musical in a performance and workshop sponsored by the 12.14 Foundation. Read more and check out some great photos by clicking on the banner!

Please Donate!

To remember, to honor, and to inspire through the performing arts. We will achieve these objectives with your support.

Four Reasons to Support the 12.14 Foundation

An enduring remembrance

1 A Create a landmark Performing Arts Center of historical significance designed by a team of world-class professionals. A unique, multi-purpose, facility that attracts world-class performers. A building representing our feelings and memories that will also be a beacon of hope for the future.


An Academy of the Arts

2The Centre’s Academy will create new educational opportunities, allowing practice in the performing arts for young people and their families. Each discipline will be supported by dedicated professionals, and draw upon the talents of leaders from the Newtown area, from New York City, and from around the world.


A stage for discussion

3Provide a local, national, and international stage for discussion of issues affecting our nation’s culture, technology, entertainment, and social progress in an objective, apolitical format. The Centre will incorporate advanced multi-media capabilities to extend our reach to a worldwide audience.


A global influence

4By nurturing children’s talents and improving their creative abilities, we can help them overcome great tragedy and build a brighter future. The Performing Arts Centre will be a vehicle through which we inspire each other, our community, and the world to overcome horrible loss by responding with positive action.