The Second Step holds 26th anniversary “Celebrating Success” gala

“The Second Step” Executive Director Matthew Swoveland with honored guest Joyce Kulhawik and her husband Andrew Cohen. Photo by Bill Brett

BILL BRETT BOSTON – 300 guests attended The Second Step‘s 26th anniversary “Celebrating Success” gala, which was held on March 28, 2018 at the Boston Marriott Newton hotel.

The Second Step and Birch Tree Productions presents the premiere of the documentary play “No More Secrets,” which was curated by Scituate playwright and director Lisa Rafferty.

Ali Sung, Kim Tosi and her daughter Carmen, and Nirva Patel. Photo by Bill Brett

Subtitled “Survivor Voices from the Second Step,” the play was presented at the at the gala. It is based on a book of first-person accounts written by women and teenagers from The Second Step, a nonprofit that offers services to survivors of domestic abuse. Emmy Award-winning arts and entertainment reporter Joyce Kulhawik is the event’s spotlight honoree and member of the Second Step advisory board.

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By Bill Brett