Cast Party! 2016 | MTC's Annual Fundraising Gala
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 17, 2016
MARIN THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES
CAST PARTY! 2016 ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA
Fashionable Fare, Fine Food and Fundraising at
MTC’s Annual Gala, Saturday, April 2, 2016
MILL VALLEY, CA—Marin Theatre Company is excited to announce its annual fundraising gala, Cast Party! 2016 on Saturday, April 2, 2016. This year, MTC’s Gala committee will be honoring ten years of artistic leadership with Jasson Minadakis, as well as Norton J. “Sky” Cooper for his nine years of generous new play philanthropy and facilitation of MTC’s New Play Program.
The event will take place at the Mill Valley Community Center, featuring an elaborate dinner catered by Mill Valley’s own Stacy Scott, accompanied by the musical stylings of local jazz ensemble and friends of the theatre, Mood Swing. Fabulous items and experiences will be up for bid at both live and silent auctions throughout the evening, in addition to an exclusive wine room where exquisite samplings will be made available to guests interested in bidding on this year’s selection of fine wines.
This annual sold-out event attracts over 200 prominent community members, corporate professionals and philanthropic leaders from throughout the Bay Area. Cast Party! 2016 is chaired by Tracy Haughton and Kathleen Taylor, with the assistance of committee members Cheryl Brandon, Bobbie and Dave Chapman, Kipp Delbyck, Molly Dick, Carol Feagles, Diana Gay-Catania, Susan Holdstein, Lori Lerner, Stacy Scott, Fred Taylor and Beth Wintersteen. Cast Party! 2016 Honorary Committee Members include:
|Lauren Gunderson, Chair Playwright, 2014 Steinberg Award Winner||Dr. Nathan Wolfe, Chair Virologist, CEO Metabiota|
|Bill Cain Playwright, 2016 Steinberg Award Winner||Tarell Alvin McCraney, Playwright, MacArthur “Genius”|
|Danny Glover, Stage & Screen Actor||Sarah Ruhl, Playwright, MacArthur “Genius”|
|Carl Lumbly, Stage & Screen Actor||Octavio Solis, Playwright, Director|
More About MTC’s New Play Program
Marin Theatre Company is committed to exploring and developing new work for the American theater, supporting playwrights with their creative process from conception to production and engaging audiences with the best contemporary new plays. Through multiple programs, MTC seeks out writers and champions projects for continued life on the MTC stage and beyond. With our commissioning program, new play prizes, new play series of staged readings, playwright residencies and a commitment to world premiere productions, MTC promotes the future of the American theater.
All proceeds benefit MTC’s artistic and educational programs.
Cast Party! 2016 Marin Theatre Company’s Annual Spring Fundraiser
Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 5:30 pm
Mill Valley Community Center, 180 Camino Alto, Mill Valley, CA 94941
$250 per person
Sponsorship tables also available for up to 8 guests.
Please call the Box Office to purchase, (415) 388-5208
Marin Theatre Company is the Bay Area’s premier mid-sized theater and the leading professional theater in the North Bay. We produce a six-show season focused on new American plays, and a four-show Family Series. We are committed to the development and production of new plays, with a comprehensive New Play Program that includes productions of world premieres, two nationally recognized annual playwriting awards and readings and workshops by the nation’s best emerging and established playwrights. Our numerous education programs serve more than 8,500 students from over 40 Bay Area schools each year. MTC strives to create intimate, powerful and emotional experiences that engage audiences to discuss new ideas and adopt a broader point of view. We believe in taking risks and inspiring people to participate in live theater, regardless of personal means. MTC celebrates the intellectual curiosity of our community, and we believe that theater is an important tool to help build empathy. MTC was founded in 1966 and is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
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