Saturday, June 22, 2013
Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime theater-wide gala honoring 50 years of the
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Dinner Party on Levels Four and Five and the Endless Bridge
Start the evening in style at a festive dinner party, featuring small plates from land and sea, an array of hors d'oeuvres with a creative twist, lavish chef performance stations, a sushi bar, butler passed wines, wine tastings, signature martinis and live music hosted throughout our beautiful public spaces. View the menu
BEHOLD: A Gala Performance in the Wurtele Thrust Stage
co-hosted by Greta Oglesby and Sally Wingert
musical direction by Andrew Cooke
choreography by Brian Sostek
written by Mark Benninghofen
directed by Peter Flynn
Co-hosted by grande dames of the Guthrie stage Greta Oglesby and Sally Wingert, BEHOLD will showcase nationally and locally acclaimed artists with ties to the Guthrie's illustrious past and with a glimpse into its visionary future. Accompanied by a 12-piece orchestra, the glittering cast will perform scenes from new and classical plays, and songs from the greatest musicals of all time, in magical and unexpected ways.
Just announced: Daniel Gerroll, Patricia Kalember and Whoopi Goldberg will appear in BEHOLD: A Gala Performance. They join previously announced artists Tracie Bennett, Jason Robert Brown, T.R. Knight and male vocal ensemble Cantus. Read more.
After the Performance
Champagne Toast and Dance Party in the Dowling Studio
Continue the evening with a celebratory toast in the Guthrie's dramatic Target Lobby on Level Four. Sip champagne, enjoy decadent custom-made B.T. McElrath truffles and groove to live music by Viva Brazil. Or head to the Dowling Studio to kick up your heels for the hottest dance party of the year.
Tickets: $500 per person ($275 tax-deductible contribution)
Tickets include dinner, the gala performance, a champagne reception and the dance party. For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Anniversary Line at 612.225.6350.
Fête 50 Partners:
|B.T. McElrath Chocolatier
||Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
||Benzinger Family Winery
||Domaine Carneros Winery
Major support for the Guthrie's 50th Season and Anniversary Celebration is provided by: