NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) – One night after bringing down the house on Broadway, drama students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High took to another New York stage for a good cause.READ MORE: South Florida mom charged after baby left in bathtub dies while she went to get her nails done
It was at a fundraiser in Central Park for the summer Shakespeare in the Park program.
The benefit Monday night included a production of the 1978 Tony-nominated show, “Runaways” by the late Elizabeth Swados.READ MORE: South Florida cruise ship employee charged with sex with minor
At the end of the show, the Parkland students were brought onstage. They performed a piece that was written by Swados for a screenplay of “Runaways” that never materialized.
The students appeared during Sunday’s Tony Awards to sing “Seasons of Love” from “Rent.” Their drama teacher, Melody Herzfeld, was honored during the show. She has been credited with protecting students during a school shooting that killed 17 people.MORE NEWS: Florida COVID-19 hospitalization numbers jump
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