Friday, April  17, 2020 at 7:00 PM DST
Cocktails  6:00 PM  (Cash Bar)
Dinner will served at 7:00 PM
Eric Schaeffer will begin his presentation at 7:30 

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 Rosslyn Holiday Inn
1900 Fort Myer Drive
Arlinngton, Virginia 22201  

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Sandy Newton
703 231 5844



ACCF 104th Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony


The Arlington County Civic Federation is pleased to announce that Eric Schaeffer, Artisic Director of the Signature Theater, will be the featured speaker at our 2020 ACCF Annual Banquet at 7:00 PM on Friday, April 17,  at the Rosslyn Holiday Inn.

                                             Cocktails  6:00 PM  (Cash Bar)
                                              Dinner will served at 7:00 PM
                            Eric Schaeffer will begin his presentation at 7:30 PM

 – Guest Speaker –

– Eric Schaeffer, Artistic Director of the Signature Theater –


Eric Schaeffer is the co-founder and Artistic Director at Arlington’s Signature Theatre. He has directed more than 70 works at Signature since the Theatre’s founding in 1989 and solidified Signature’s reputation as the premiere theater in the Washington area to see musicals. Under his tenure, the Theatre received the 2009 Regional Theatre Tony Award. Schaeffer is also a champion of new work, providing writers and composers a place to develop original musicals through the Theatre’s musical commissioning program. 

 Eric Schaeffer’s national and international directing credits include Gigi, Follies, Beaches, Putting it Together, and the Tony Award-winning Million Dollar Quartet on Broadway; national tours of Million Dollar Quartet and Big; and Million Dollar Quartet and The Witches of Eastwick in London’s West End. Schaeffer also directed Korean versions of Sweeney Todd and Titanic in Seoul, South Korea with the OD Company.  Schaeffer served as the Artistic Director for The Kennedy Center’s 2002 Sondheim Celebration, and directed the Center’s productions of Sunday in the Park with George, Passion, First You Dream, Follies, Mame, and Gigi. 

In addition to Mr. Schaeffer's  presentation, the program will include the award  of the 2020 Sun Gazette Cup and ACCF President’s Award. 



Reservations must be received  by Friday,  April 3.   

Contact Banquet Chair Sandy Newton  about making  reservations after April 3.  If available,  they will be accepted only a space-available basis.