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28th Season Gala: New York, New York

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Sunday, September 18, 2016
Where: John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center
Time: Doors open at 5:00 p.m.

Start spreading the news to your friends and join us for an evening of exceptional food and wine, live entertainment, and memorable conversation in the style of the glitz and glam of The Big Apple as we celebrate Orlando’s theatrical gem. Help fulfill our mission to produce bold, professional theater, develop new plays, and provide innovative educational experiences for our community.

In addition to decadent tastings and priceless auction items, this will be your only opportunity to hear select members of the cast of West Side Story in a special one-night-only cabaret

Tickets will go on sale on May 10, 2016. To purchase and for more information, call the Box Office at
(407) 447-1700 ext. 1.

Special Thanks to our wonderful Tasting Partners:

Silent and Live Auction Items

If your company is interested in making a donation to our auction, please contact development@orlandoshakes.org. Donation pickup available.

Entertainment includes a cabaret by select members of the cast of West Side Story and the UCF Jazz Chambers Group featuring Jeff Rupert.

$250, $200, or $150
Call (407) 447-1700 ext. 1 or email boxoffice@orlandoshakes.org to purchase your seats today!

28th Season Gala Raffle
Click here to purchase tickets

Prize Listing
You could win one of three incredible prizes:

  1. Grand Prize: $10,000 Cash

  2. Luxury Staycation: A two night stay in a Golden Oak View Suite at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort including: Dinner for two in Capa, breakfast for two daily, choice of golf for two at Tranquilo Golf Club, or one 80-minute spa treatment, and lunch or Sunday brunch for two in Plancha.

  3. $1,000 Cash

2015 Gala Photos

27th Season Gala

28th Season Gala presented by

Lowndes Drosdick Doster and Kantor Reed

Raffle Sponsor

And special thanks to our Gala Committee:
Suzanne Gilbert (Chair)
Pat Strasberg
Rita Lowndes
Semra Eichelberger
Lisa Everett
Lisa Geiger
Ellen Snyder
and Sascha Voss



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