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Music Theater Works celebrates its 2019 season with "A Technicolor Celebration" gala benefit on April 6

04/06/2019 - 16:45
04/06/2019 - 23:00
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Sponsored by Karen and Dick Pigott, this year's theme is "A Technicolor Celebration: An Evening of Colorful Songs".

Proceeds will benefit the Music Theater Works 2019 season and Youth Reach programs.

The Music Theater Works benefit committee includes co-chairs Leslie Sevcik (Evanston) and Pamela P. Rosenbusch (Evanston), Alicia Berneche (Evanston), Fran Faller (Skokie), Jefferson C. Collins (Evanston), Diane and Tom Blake (Wilmette), Penelope Boukidis (Libertyville), William Kirchmeyer (Chicago), Electra Kontalonis (Chicago), Pamela T. Pettibone (Chicago), Catherine Westphal (Glencoe) and Jennifer Winterburn (Schaumburg).

The VIP Reception at 4:45 pm will be hosted by Catherine Westphal and Gary Raphael. WFMT radio personality Maggie Clennon Reberg will interview longtime Music Theater Works artistic director Rudy Hogenmiller.

The benefit begins at 5:30 pm with cocktails and a silent auction, followed by dinner at 6:30 pm with performances paired with each course, directed by Music Theater Works artistic director Rudy Hogenmiller.

A raffle drawing will be held to win $1000 cash. Raffle tickets are one for $10, three for $25, seven for $50 and 15 for $100.

Event sponsors include Karen and Dick Pigott, Binny's Beverage Depot, Davenport Designs, First Bank and Trust Evanston, Footlights Magazine, Gemcraft Jewelers, Horizon Photography and Marcus Promotions.

Tickets for the event are $225, $275 and $390 per person, or tables of 10 for $2,250, $2,750 and $3,900. For benefit tickets, call the Music Theater Works box office at (847) 920-5360.

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) is a regional professional theater, founded in 1980. The organization produces three shows each year at Cahn Auditorium (a 1,000-seat theater in Evanston), and an annual concert at Nichols Concert Hall (an intimate 450-seat venue in Evanston).

Music Theater Works' mission is to produce musical theater from a variety of world traditions, to engage the community through educational and outreach programs, and to train artists in musical theater.

What
"A Technicolor Celebration: An Evening of Colorful Songs" Spring Gala Benefit for Music Theater Works

When
Saturday, April 6, 2018
4:45 pm VIP Reception
5:30 pm Cocktails and Silent Auction
6:30 pm Dinner, Live Auction, Musical Program

Where
Glen View Club
100 Golf Road, Golf, IL

Why
To benefit the Music Theater Works 2019 season and Youth Reach programs

Price
$225 per person, or $2,250 for a table of 10
$275 per person, or $2,750 for a table of 10
$390 per person, or $3,900 for a table of 10

Tickets at $275 level and higher include VIP Reception and preferred seating in main dining room.

Tickets
Order by phone at (847) 920-5360