The Drama League’s 2016 Gala Charity Auction is now open at www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague, featuring over fifty once-in-a-lifetime prize packages. This year's impressive offerings include celebrity experiences with Nathan Lane (The Front Page), Kristin Chenoweth (Kristin Chenoweth: My Love Letter to Broadway), Liev Schreiber (Les Liaisons Dangereuses),and VIP Seats to Broadway’s Hamilton followed by a once-in-a-lifetime dinner with its Tony Award-winning director, Thomas Kail, Broadway Opening Night tickets and the VIP after-party for Significant Other, In Transit and the Opening Night Performance ofNatasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 starring Josh Groban, luxury vacations to Morocco, London, Tuscany, Havana, Punta Cana, and more. Highlights include:
Hamilton, the musical that transformed American culture, is still going strong at the Richard Rodgers Theatre…and now you can discover how the phenomenon came to be! Two lucky winners will take in a performance of Hamilton in fantastic orchestra seats, and then join the show’s Tony Award-winning director, Thomas Kail, for an insightful intimate dinner to discuss the show’s creation and legacy!
The hottest play of the season! Enjoy two tickets to a performance of Broadway’s smash revival of The Front Page, then head backstage to meet its legendary star, Tony Award Winner Nathan Lane!
Five-star hotels, exotic and magical destinations, and unique tailored experiences are the hallmarks of The Drama League’s 2016 Auction, with weekend and week-long vacations to fit the imaginations of any traveler. Whether it’s the wine country of Tuscany, the West End theatre offerings of London, the old-world charms of Havana, the delicious cuisine of Sicily, or the tropical breezes of Punta Cana, each prize has been tailored to create unforgettable memories.
A Mediterranean adventure! Deluxe flights and a week of adventure, all while staying in one of the world’s most acclaimed hotels, the luxurious five-star Amanjena. The week includes lunch at Richard Branson’s Kasbah Tamadot, Mediterranean cooking classes at La Maison Arabe, and much more. An unforgettable trip of a lifetime!
In celebration of The Drama League, renowned private jeweler James Martin has created a beautiful signature pendant necklace valued at $7,500. Dripping with jewels, the piece can be viewed online at www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague.
Visit www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague to view additional items and place your bids.
The auction will conclude at The Drama League’s Musical Celebration of Broadway Honoring David Hyde Pierce on Monday, November 7, 2016 at the historic Plaza Hotel (768 Fifth Avenue, New York City). The black-tie gala, featuring dozens of stars from Hollywood and Broadway, is a once-in-a-century evening of celebration drawn from Mr. Pierce’s career. Among the dozens of performers scheduled to appear are Tyne Daly, Billy Porter, Sierra Boggess, Christopher Sieber, Harriet Harris, Debra Monk, Adam Kantor, and many more (subject to change; to see daily updates to the list of performers, visit dramaleague.org/gala).
The 2016 Arts Ally Honor will be bestowed upon William C. Rudin and Samantha Rudin Earls, of Rudin Management Company, Inc., for their unwavering support of the theatre community of New York City.