21st Annual Storybook Gala

Saturday, October 19 at the Connecticut Convention Center

The Storybook Gala celebrates the hundreds of thousands of children and families who are cared for each year at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. This year marks the 21st year of this signature fundraising event which has generated nearly $2.5 million for Connecticut Children's.

The special appearance of acclaimed comedy writer, author and playwright, Alan Zweibel, along with a cocktail reception, dinner, dancing to the sounds of ATLAS and unique live and silent auction ensure an exceptional experience for all who attend.

This year's Bid4Kidz spotlight program at the Gala will benefit Connecticut Children’s Division of Digestive Diseases, Hepatology & Nutrition, ranked among U.S. News & World Report's 2013-14 "Best Children's Hospitals."

About Alan Zweibel
An original Saturday Night Live writer, Zweibel has won multiple Emmy, Writers Guild of America and TV Critic awards for his work in television which also includes It’s Garry Shandling’s Show, Monk and Curb Your Enthusiasm. His many theatrical contributions include the Tony Award winning play 700 Sundays, Fame Becomes Me and Bunny Bunny-Gilda Radner: A Sort of Romantic Comedy. Zweibel wrote the 2006 Thurber Prize winning novel The Other Shulman and the popular children’s book Our Tree Named Steve.