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SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015 – 6PM
THE RITZ-CARLTON SARASOTA
Debbie Haspel, Jennifer Rust, Jenifer Schembri and Janet Walter
Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Annual Gala 2015, An Evening LIVE at The Sands, is the biggest fundraiser of the season and it is our hope that you will join us for this spectacular evening!
The event will begin with a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by a seated dinner, paddle raise, live music and dancing. It will celebrate the glamorous Las Vegas nightclub, the Copa Room at the Sands Hotel, where the Rat Pack and other legendary entertainers performed. Our musical entertainment will feature Vegas’ Rat Pack Tribute Show starring “Frank,” “Dean” and “Sammy” with headliner Mark Verabian and his 6-piece orchestra The Martinis. Labeled as the “Voice of Vegas,” Verabian delivers a 50s and 60s vintage vibe with a fresh and contemporary twist. His Rat Pack Tribute Show has been hailed as the next best thing to seeing the original Rat Pack live in action.
All Gala proceeds will go to support Asolo Rep’s entire 2014-15 season and their award-winning Education & Outreach programs, which help students develop an appreciation for the arts while gaining empathy and insight into the lives of others through experiencing, discussing and creating live theatre.
TICKETS, TABLE SPONSORSHIPS & INFORMATION:
Contact Laura Stuart Wood, Special Events Manager, at 941-351-9010 ext. 4712 or Laura_Wood@asolo.org
10:30PM – 1:30AM @ Louies Modern
Late-night party immediately following Asolo Rep's 2015 Annual Gala, An Evening Live at The Sands. Entertainment includes DJ artists UNISYN, with additional sounds by Brandon Fluharty. Party includes complimentary specialty drink, light bites and discounted cash bar.
EXCLUSIVE ONLINE AUCTION
Preview and pre-bid in Asolo Rep's Annual Gala Online Auction!
BID ON UNIQUE ITEMS INCLUDING:
--Magical Mediterranean Crystal Cruise
--Walk-on part in a 2016 Asolo Rep production
--Las Vegas Weekend
--US Open Tennis Tournament
--Masters Golf Tournament
--America's Cup Yacht Sailing in San Diego
--Private wine tastings
--Shopping and dining at Sarasota hot spots
--Golf outings, boating trips, dance lessons + so much more!
The auction ends Saturday, March 7th at 9:15PM, during the Gala. BID NOW
Tom and Ann Charters/Bill and Margaret Wise
John and Chris Currie/Carolyn Keystone and Jim Meekison
Herman and Sharon Frankel/Warren and Margot Coville
Larry and Debbie Haspel
Ron and Rita Greenbaum
Bender, Bender & Chandler P.A.
Ellen Berman, Flora Major and Flori Roberts
Blalock Walters, P.A./Janet and Steve Walters
Ashley Kozel/ Jill and Scott Ramsey
India Benton Lesser Foundation, Bruce and India Lesser
Wanda Rayle-Libby and Harold Libby
Sean and Melanie Natarajan
Cindy and Tom Stuhley
Williams Parker, Attorneys at Law
PADDLE RAISE FOR EDUCATION
A special thank you to the following individuals for their generous pledges to match the first $22,000 in contributions to the Gala Paddle Raise
Chuck and Margie Barancik
Warren and Margot Coville
Ronald Taub and Marcia Jean Taub
ULTRA-LUXURY CAR SPONSOR
GALA AFTER-PARTY SPONSORS
Peggy Abt, Scott Anderson, Christa Andrews, Beverly Bartner, Sharon Black-Floyd, Kimberly Bleach, Ann Charters, Christopher Cogan, Susan Dabney, Adam DeClerico, Wendy Feinstein, Douglas Grosso, Carolyn Keystone, Deb Knowles, Melvy Lewis, Cheryl MacLauchlan, Frank Maggio, Elizabeth Moore, Melanie Natarajan, Carol Phillips, Glo Reber, Nikki Sedacca, Stephanie Shaw, Marcia Jean Taub, Nikki Taylor, Jane Thompson, Anna Turner, Ashley Kate Winter, Mary Lou Winnick, Margaret Wise, Judy Zuckerberg
Producing Artistic Director Michael Donald Edwards – Managing Director Linda DiGabriele
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org – Address: 5555 North Tamiami Trail : Sarasota, Florida 34243