Kickoff previews 2011 Gala and Auction

posted by Andrea Glickman, Director of Development

The 2011 City Theatre “gala season” kicked off on February 10th with a special reception attended by members of the 2011 Gala and Auction Host Committee.  The kick-off party was held at American Eagle Outfitters’ headquarters in the South Side Works, coordinated by AEO employee, City Theatre Board Member and Gala Co-chair, Cyrus Erickson.  Clyde, Cyrus, and Gala co-chairs, Tacy Byham and Laura Kronk, welcomed the committee members and inspired everyone to strive for record attendance and to exceed the fundraising goals we have set for the Gala. 

L to R Gala Co-chairs Tacy Byham, Cyrus Erickson, and Laura Kronk

Guests enjoyed complimentary food and wine as they mingled with each other and City Theatre’s Artistic Director, Tracy Brigden and Interim Managing Director, Mark Power. 

L to R, City Theatre Board of Directors President Clyde B. Jones III, Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, and Friend of City Theatre Robert Morris at the Gala Kickoff

The event was generously underwritten by Clyde Jones, President of the theatre’s Board of Directors and Chair of the Gala host committee.  Even though the Gala is over three months away, the momentum is building, tickets are selling, the auction catalog is growing and corporate sponsors are signing on.  We look forward to seeing you all at the Gala on Monday, May 23rd at Heinz Field’s East Club Lounge.  For more information and/or to purchase tickets, please contact Dianne Duursma at 412.431.4400 x278.

Check out more photos below, and check back for information as this City Theatre party rapidly approaches!

Friends of City Theatre listen as they are welcomed to the 2011 Gala Kickoff

Delectable desserts at the Gala Kickoff

Gala committee member Alexis Miller and guest enjoy the fare at the 2011 Gala Kickoff

L to R Friends of City Theatre Bud and Jane Kahn with City Theatre Development Director Andrea Glickman

L to R Gala committee member Joyce Candi Grove and Friends of City Theatre Tim and Mary McVay at the 2011 Gala Kickoff

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