Special Events


10th Anniversary Gala

You're invited to an evening of memorable performances, delicious food and drink, reflective remarks, dancing and more!

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10th Anniversary Gala Sponsorship Package

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Platinum "Director" Sponsorship - $5000
Gold "Playwright" Sponsorship - $2500
Silver "Stage Manager" Sponsorship $1000

Cocktail Reception Sponsorship - $3500
Party Favor Sponsorship - $4000
Call 860-523-5900 ext 10 for questions or additional info.

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Gershon Fox Ballroom
960 Main Street
Hartford, CT

Time: 6-11 pm

Honorary Chairs

Bob & Frankie Goldfarb
Jeffrey & Nancy Hoffman
Richard & Leah Rubenstein


Kim Blanchard
Linda Chase
Chuck Coursey
Lauren Fine
Faith Fuerst
Bonnie Gauthier
Jillian Gilchrest
Julie Krug
Carol McCabe
Julianne Roth
Marika Rouette
Jess Sokol
Jean Weidlich
Janice Weinstein


6:00pm to 7:30pm - COCKTAIL RECEPTION
open bar

Harvest Table
Local & Imported Cheeses Paired with Italian Cured Meats
Assorted Crackers, Baby Carrots, Julienned Peppers, Broccoli, Ranch Dipping Sauce
Marinated Artichokes & Mushrooms, House Made Pickles, Stuffed Grape Leaves, Tabbouleh & Pasta Salad, Hummus, Pita Chips & Fresh Fruit

Passed Hors D’oeuvres
Duck Confit Crepe Purses
Crostini of Sliced Beef with Caramelized Onion and Blue Cheese
Crispy Potato Pancakes with Smoked Salmon and Garlic Herb Cheese
Spanakopita - Spinach & Feta Phyllo Pouches

cash bar

Pasta Station
Penne Pasta and Cheese Tortellini
Marina and Vodka Sauces
Tossed Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Warm House Made Focaccia

Slider Bar
Mini Angus Sliders, Cheddar & Bacon Jam
BBQ Pulled Pork, Slaw & House Made Pickles, Buffalo Chicken and Blue Cheese
Served on Brioche Rolls with Seasoned French Fries

Yakatori Display
Marinated & Roasted Skewers of Beef & Chicken
Assorted Dipping Sauces
Pineapple Fried Rice

Sushi Station
Assorted Hand Rolled Sushi including Spicy Tuna & Shrimp Tempura
White Sticky Rice, Steamed Edamame, Seaweed Salad
Picked Ginger & Wasabi, Soy Sauce


Includes Complimentary Coffee & Tea Service

Assorted Pastries & Mini Cannoli’s
Chocolate Cake
Carrot Cake
Chocolate Torte
Fresh Fruit Torte
Cookie & Brownie Assortment

Special Guests

VEANNE COX: Broadway: An American in Paris, A Free Man of Color, Caroline or Change, The Dinner Party, La Cage aux Folles, Smile, Company (Tony/Drama Desk nominations). Off-Broadway: The Old Friends, and The Most Deserving (2014 Special Drama Desk Award) Spain, and Paradise Park (Obie Award for Sustained Excellence) plays at Signature, Women’s Project, Vineyard, Public, MCC, MTC, NYTW, Playwright's Horizons. Regional: Shakespeare Theatre (Helen Hays Nomination) Alley, Guthrie, Yale Rep, Bay Street. TV/Film: “Smash," "Louie," "Pan Am," "Seinfeld," "Cinderella," Erin Brockovich, You’ve Got Mail, Big Eden, Beethoven's 4th, Marci X. 

Company, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Hair, Mama D’s, If you Give a Mouse a Cookie
Avenue Q, [title of show]
PAIGE BUADE In The Heights HILLARY EKWALL You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Company, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, That Holiday Feeling, Go Dog Go!, stop/time dance theatre, Mama D’s and more!
BETHANY FITZGERALD Chicago AMANDA FORKER [title of show], Icy Hot Cabaret, Swinging on a Star, That Holiday Feeling, Say Things Funny, Mama D’s, stop/time dance theater, Miss Nelson is Missing, Bunnicula and more!
RICK FOUNTAIN Chicago, That Holiday Feeling, Icy Hot Cabaret, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, Mama D’s, Say Things Funny & stop/time dance theater KRISTEN JETER Hair
ERIN LINDSEY KROM Cabaret BECKY LABOMBARD Icy Hot Cabaret, That Holiday Feeling, stop/time dance theater
SANDRA MARANTE In The Heights PEEJ MELE Avenue Q, Hair, [title of show], A Chorus Line, Mama D’s, A Year with Frog & Toad, Freckleface Strawberry, Junie B Jones, & Pinkalicious
TORI MOONEY stop/time dance theater, Mama D’s, Go Dog Go, A Year with Frog & Toad, Freckleface Strawberry, 3 Little Pigs, & Pinkalicious NICK PALAZZO In The Heights, Peter and the Starcatcher, Miss Nelson is Missin)
MICHELLE PRUIETT A Chorus Line NATALIE SANNES The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee, Peter & the Starcatcher



PETER NIEDMANN, pianist MELANIE GUERIN, music director, pianist