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28th Season Gala: New York, New York
September 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Orlando Shakes will celebrate the glitz and glam of The Big Apple at its “28th Season Gala: New York, New York.” The glittering evening will feature tastings of Central Florida’s finest food and beverages, a silent auction and raffle, and an exclusive one-night only cabaret featuring the cast of “West Side Story.” Tickets range from $150 – $250 per person and may be purchased by calling the Box Office at (407) 447-1700 ext. 1 or in person inside the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center, 812 East Rollins Street.
The Theater’s annual fundraiser will kick off with an elegant stationed dinner on the glittering streets of New York inside the Lowndes Shakespeare Center. Guests will enjoy music from the UCF Jazz Chamber Group featuring Jeff Rupert, accompanied by a silent auction highlighting once-in-a-lifetime vacations, priceless experiences, and exclusive packages from the area’s leading businesses.
Guests will have the chance to win $10,000, an incredible staycation weekend at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort, or $1,000 cash prize. All raffle winners will be drawn during the evening’s events on the Margeson stage, but winners need not be present to win. A limited number of tickets are available for a suggested donation of $100.
WEST SIDE STORY CABARET:
The evening will feature a World Premiere cabaret performed by select members of the cast of Orlando Shakespeare Theater’s West Side Story.
GALA TASTING PARTNERS:
Bubbalou’s Bodacious BBQ
Capa at Four Seasons Resort Orlando
Hillstone Restaurant Group
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport Catering and Events
Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream
P is for Pie
Rosen Hotels and Resorts
Sky Candy Orlando
Winter Park Distilling Company