TVDSB restores funding for Prom Queen: The Musical
London, Ont., school board restores funding for musical about gay prom date
By: Paula Duhatschek (CBC News)
After a week of backlash, London, Ont.'s Thames Valley District School Board has reversed its decision to drop funding for the Grand Theatre production of a musical about a gay student's fight to bring his date to the prom.
The public board will give $15,000 for the production of Prom Queen: The Musical, set to be staged this fall.
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After public outcry, TVDSB administrators restore $15K funding for Prom Queen: The Musical
By: Dan Brown (The London Free Press)
Senior administration for the Thames Valley District school board announced Tuesday night it will reinstate $15,000 in funding for Prom Queen: The Musical.
The student production at London’s Grand Theatre is based on the true story of a gay student’s fight to bring his boyfriend to his school’s spring formal.