As previously announced, on Monday, February 8, 2010, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bernadette Peters, Christine Ebersole, Audra McDonald, Victor Garber, Chita Rivera, Donna Murphy, Cheyenne Jackson and many more will take part in The Drama League's 26th annual all-star gala, "A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF BROADWAY." This year's black-tie event, to be held at Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at 5th Avenue), will honor five-time Tony Award winner and entertainment icon Angela Lansbury.
Among the highlights of The Drama League's annual benefit gala is the remarkable Gala Auction. This year's auction will again prove to be most exciting and will feature a variety of stunning one-of-a-kind vacation packages, luxury gift items, intimate lunches with celebrities and unique theatrical experiences. And as first introduced last year, bidding on the Gala Auction has been made available to the general public via The Drama League's website, www.dramaleague.org, or directly at www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague.
The auction mini-site is now open, and bids will be taken on dozens of packages until the the gala event on February 8. Packages to bid on include:
~ VIP SET VISIT TO "THE GOOD WIFE"
You and a guest will receive an exclusive VIP set visit for the new hit CBS series "The Good Wife" starring Julianna Margulies and Chris Noth.
~ TOP CHEF: THE TOUR
Top Chef: The Tour hits the road from April - June, 2010 traveling to 20 cities bringing passionate fans the ultimate culinary experience, complete with cooking demonstrations and food tastings hosted by former winners and chef'testants. The Top Chef truck is an impressive 44-foot self sufficient moving vehicle equipped with power and water, and includes a state of the art kitchen, stage, demonstration area and 60 seats, all under an enclosed canopy. Includes: 4 VIP tickets to a show of your choosing, Meet and greet with chefs, Tour of the Top Chef: The Tour Kitchen, and Top Chef gift bag.
~ IDEAL POCONOS MOUNTAIN GETAWAY
Enjoy a two-night escape for a family of four to Woodloch, an award-winning resort & championship gold course nestled in the picturesque northeast Pocono Mountains lake region. Your package includes spacious accommodations, three delicious and abundant meals daily, endless activities and nightly entertainment.
~ A TEXAS ADVENTURE -- PASEO DEL RIO
Experience San Antonio's Paseo del Rio, or the River Walk, Texas' #1 entertainment destination. This exciting package begins with airfare for two (provided by Southwest Airlines) plus 3 nights at the luxurious Westin Riverwalk. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural surroundings with passes to the San Antonio Museum of Art and enjoy the nightlife with an exquisite dinner at one of the River Walk's finest restaurants. All of this just steps away from San Antonio's crown jewel, the Alamo.
~ THE ADDAMS FAMILY OPENING NIGHT
Two opening night tickets to The Addams Family, starring Tony Award winners Nathan Lane and Bebe Neuwirth at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Thursday, April 8, 2010. Plus two passes to the Opening Night party.
~ SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM OPENING NIGHT
Two opening night tickets to Sondheim on Sondheim at Studio 54 on Thursday, April 22, 2010. Plus two passes to the Opening Night party.
For a complete list of items and packages, visit www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague. All proceeds from this auction will support The Drama League Directors Project.