Tony Award-winning Bedford native Bonnie Comley honored by UMass Lowell

Shown, from left, are best-selling author and UMass Lowell English Prof. Andre Dubus III, who read from his bestseller “Townie”; Executive Vice Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney; Stewart Lane; Bonnie Comley; Chancellor Marty Meehan; and Luis Falcon, dean of UMass Lowell’s College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  (Photo credit: Tory Germann for UMass Lowell)
Shown, from left, are best-selling author and UMass Lowell English Prof. Andre Dubus III, who read from his bestseller “Townie”; Executive Vice Chancellor Jacqueline Moloney; Stewart Lane; Bonnie Comley; Chancellor Marty Meehan; and Luis Falcon, dean of UMass Lowell’s College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences – (Photo credit: Tory Germann for UMass Lowell)

Submitted by UMass Lowell

Tony Award-winning producers and husband and wife Stewart Lane and Bonnie Comley, ’81, a UMass Lowell graduate and Bedford native, were honored with the Champion of the Arts Award at UMass Lowell’s first-ever Chancellor’s Celebration of the Arts on Thursday, April 23. 

The event – a fundraiser for scholarships that showcased the creativity and talents of more than 200 UMass Lowell students and faculty – included an art exhibit, literary readings and musical and theatrical performances.

Editor’s Note: Among Comley’s accomplishments is a 2014 BroadwayHD production of Romeo and Juliet; another Bedford High School graduate, Alex Washer, Class of 2007 was also involved.


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