Encore! 2013 Spring Fundraiser



May 10, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. | The Outdoor Art Club, Mill Valley

MILL VALLEY, CA—Marin Theatre Company hosts Encore!, its annual spring fundraiser on Friday, May 10, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. at the Outdoor Art Club in Mill Valley. All proceeds benefit the 46-year-old nonprofit theater's artistic and educational programs. Encore! will feature a gourmet seasonal dinner catered by Stacy Scott Catering, fine wines, lively auctions and the unique opportunity to meet MTC's affiliated artists, including actors and designers from the company's recent productions of Othello, the Moor of Venice, God of Carnage, Circle Mirror Transformation, Topdog/Underdog, It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, as well the upcoming The Whipping Man and The Beauty Queen of Leenane.

The event’s charmingly rustic venue, Bernard Maybeck's 109-year-old Arts and Crafts-style event hall, is located in the heart of downtown Mill Valley. The evening begins with cocktails, music and a silent auction. During an elegant sit-down dinner, guests will have the opportunity to talk with actors Arwen Anderson, Julia Brothers, L. Peter Callender, Joy Carlin, Rod Gnapp, Marissa Keltie, Gabriel Marin, Sarah Overman, Carrie Paff and Liz Sklar; designers Nina Ball, Callie Floor, Chris Houston and York Kennedy; and other theater artists like MTC's stage manager Jonathan Templeton and directors Jon Tracy and Jasson Minadakis. The evening is capped by a live auction, presided over by auctioneer Chad Carvey. Guests have the chance to win unique experiences like a one-of-a-kind trip to Washington DC, a private performance in your home and a choose-your-own San Francisco Bay Area theater package of five shows at any theater company.

This annual sold-out event attracts over 100 prominent community members, corporate professionals and philanthropic leaders from throughout the Bay Area. This year's spring fundraiser is chaired by Jay Framson, Susan Holdstein, Stacy Scott and Beth Wintersteen.


ENCORE! Marin Theatre Company’s Annual Spring Fundraiser

Friday, May 10, 2013

6:30 p.m. – Reception and silent auction
8:00 p.m. – Gourmet dinner and live auction

The Outdoor Art Club, 1 West Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley

This magical evening includes a seasonal gourmet dinner, fine wines and exciting live and silent auctions. Guests will party with actors, artists and playwrights – enjoying unique access to the inner-workings of great theater! This annual sold-out event attracts over 100 prominent, high net worth community members, corporate professionals and philanthropic leaders from throughout the Bay Area.

Our goal during this special night is to raise $140,000 to benefit Marin Theatre Company’s artistic and educational programs. MTC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Encore! Spring fundraisers chairs: Jay Framson, Susan Holdstein, Stacy Scott, Beth Wintersteen

Catering: Stacy Scott Catering

Auctioneer: Chad Carvey - The Principal Auctioneer

Special guests:

Liz Sklar from Othello, the Moor of Venice
Arwen Anderson, Julia Brothers, Marissa Keltie from Circle Mirror Transformation
Gabriel Marin, Sarah Overman, Carrie Paff from It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
L. Peter Callender from the upcoming The Whipping Man
Joy Carlin, Rod Gnapp from the upcoming The Beauty Queen of Leenane

As well as:
scenic designer Nina Ball
costume designer Callie Floor
sound designer and composer Chris Houston
lighting designer York Kennedy
stage manager Jonathan Templeton
director Jon Tracy

Main Room: $250 per person or $2,000 per table for eight
Sun Porch: $200 per person or $1,600 per table for eight

RSVPs must be received by May 3

marintheatre.org | 415.388.5200 x3317 | development@marintheatre.org

Founded in 1967, 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 of provocative plays by passionate playwrights from the 20th century and today in our intimate 231-seat proscenium theater. We are committed to the development and production of new plays by American playwrights, with a comprehensive New Play Program that includes two nationally recognized annual playwriting awards, new play readings and workshops by the nation’s best emerging playwrights and a leadership position in the National New Play Network. Our numerous education programs serve more than 6,000 students each year. MTC in a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Sasha Hnatkovich, Communications Director
(415) 388-5200, ext. 3313 | sasha@marintheatre.org

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