Join us for what promises to be an unforgettable night — featuring Jonathan Groff and honoring Ann Sheffer — plus Broadway's best coming together to celebrate the Playhouse. An early reservation guarantees you’ll get the best seats in the house!
Saturday, September 9, 2017
5:45pm — Cocktail Party and Silent Auction
7:00pm — Honoring Ann Sheffer
7:15pm — Performance by Jonathan Groff
8:30pm — Benefactor and Patron Dinner
10:00pm — Auction Closes
• Black tie encouraged
• Silent Auction with tablet bidding throughout the evening
• Valet parking will be provided
Benefactor: $2,500 per person ($25,000 Table, 10 Tickets)
Includes red carpet welcome, silent auction and cocktail party with special guests, highest priority seating at performance, and a post-performance dinner with the artists.
Patron: $1,000 per person ($10,000 Table, 10 Tickets)
Includes red carpet welcome, silent auction and cocktail party with special guests, priority seating at performance, and post-performance dinner with the artists.
Supporter: $500 per person (Performance Only)
Includes red carpet welcome, silent auction and cocktail party with special guests, and ticket to the performance with preferred seating.
Friend: $250 per person (Performance Only)
Includes red carpet welcome, silent auction and cocktail party with special guests, and ticket to the performance.
Westport Country Playhouse is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation and contributions are tax-deductible, less the value of goods and services received, as provided by law. Estimated value of goods and services is $190 per person at the Benefactor level, $140 per person at the Patron level, $100 per person at the Supporter level, and $80 per person for the Friend level.
For more information please contact Aline O’Connor, associate director of development, at 203-571-1138, email@example.com
FEATURING TWO-TIME TONY NOMINEE AND GRAMMY WINNER
Gala headliner Jonathan Groff ascended to Broadway royalty with his Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning performance as King George III in
. Also known for roles in the hit film
, TV’s “Glee,” and his Tony-nominated role in
, he will amaze and delight you with his spellbinding voice and captivating performance.
PRESENTING THE LEADERSHIP AWARD TO HONOREE
Playhouse champion Ann Sheffer will receive the 2017 Leadership Award. Ann’s history with the theater began as an usher at age 15. Now an honorary trustee, we are thrilled to celebrate her many leadership roles at the Playhouse. Always deeply involved in funding for the arts, Ann served as a trustee for 16 years and championed the 2004 Playhouse renovation, with a special interest in preserving its history and cultural significance. Though now bicoastal, she continues her active support of all things Westport.