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Washington, DC – theatreWashington President & CEO Linda Levy announced today that longtime Board Chair Victor Shargai, after the election of the Board of Directors, has passed the gavel to Kurt Crowl, Senior Vice President of Connoisseur Travel, Ltd, to fill his formidable shoes as theatreWashington’s next Chairman of the Board.

“As everyone knows, theatreWashington has been – and continues to be – an integral part of my life.” Shargai stated. “The organization has now reached an extraordinary threshold and I am so very proud that I have helped bring it to this point. I am confident that Kurt Crowl, along with Myra Gossens as his Vice Chair, will provide the strategic stewardship that theatreWashington needs at this point in its evolution.”

Shargai joined the Board in 1986 (then, the Helen Hayes Awards), and has served as Chairman since 1998. Levy commented “After years of unparalleled leadership, Victor can now focus his work with theatreWashington to...

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