The 20th annual Friends of Niagara University Theatre Gala will be held April 30 at the university. A silent auction and open bar at 5 p.m. will precede dinner in the Castellani Art Museum on campus and patrons then will at tend an 8 p.m. performance of the musical "Flora, the Red Menace" in the university's Leary Theatre.
John Kander, award-winning Broadway composer who wrote the score for the musical, will be guest of honor. John and Karen Sanderson are chairmen of the gala. Michael and Maria Arena are auction chairmen. For information and tickets, at $125 per person, contact Peg Lacki in the university's Department of Theatre and Fine Arts at 286-8483.