Annual Gala

Rockin’ the Boat!

Celebrating the opening of Guys and Dolls
Saturday, June 29, 2019 

Artistic Director Joseph Haj and Board Chair Martha Goldberg Aronson, along with Honorary Chair Wendy Nelson and Co-Chairs Karen Bachman and Wayne Zink, request the pleasure of your company at the Guthrie Theater’s annual fundraising gala, Rockin’ the Boat! 

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Schedule of events

  • 4:30 p.m.

    Guest arrival, cocktail hour and silent auction 

  • 6 p.m.

    Seated gourmet dinner in the Guthrie scene shop

  • 8:15 p.m.

    Performance of Guys and Dolls on the Wurtele Thrust Stage

  • Postshow

    Havana Nights After-Party in the Level One lobby

Invest in the future

Your ticket purchase supports the Guthrie’s education, accessibility and community engagement programs. 

  • Education. More than 35,000 students from 190 Minnesota schools attend a student matinee each season, and the Guthrie Education Network, which places teaching artists in classrooms to create individualized arts education, is currently serving 10 schools in the Twin Cities, Cloquet and Hinckley.
  • Access. More than 50 performances each season offer ASL interpretation, open captioning, audio description and other access services. 
  • Community Engagement. Ticket discount programs provide $2–5 tickets for more than 4,200 low-income adults, and we develop community-based programming to better engage with populations currently underserved by the Guthrie’s work.

2019 Gala Committee


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