Guthrie Benefit

You’re invited

Monday, August 1, 2022
5–9 p.m.

We are thrilled to host our annual fundraising benefit in person at the Guthrie for the first time since 2019 and welcome a beloved Broadway icon back to our stage. 

Sip on signature drinks, enjoy delectable hors d’oeuvres and enjoy an exclusive concert by Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth. Proceeds will enable the Guthrie to expand access to its transformative theater experiences.

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Schedule of events

The benefit will take place at the Guthrie Theater. Summery cocktail attire suggested. Proof of vaccination is currently not required to attend a performance at the Guthrie. View health and safety policy details

  • 5 p.m.

    Cocktail reception on Level One
    Sip on signature drinks and enjoy delectable hors d’oeuvres by Chowgirls Catering featuring local, seasonal ingredients

  • 7:30 p.m.

    Benefit program
    Featuring Artistic Director Joseph Haj, a live auction with Glen Fladeboe and a special giving opportunity

  • 8 p.m.

    Performance
    Enjoy an exclusive concert by Tony and Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth

About the artist 

Kristin Chenoweth is an award-winning actor and singer whose luminous career spans film, television, voiceover and stage. After making her Guthrie debut in our 1996 production of Babes in Arms, she won a Tony Award for playing Sally in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown in 1999 and earned another nomination in 2004 for originating the role of Glinda in the smash Broadway musical Wicked. In 2009, Chenoweth received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on “Pushing Daisies,” and she recently starred in the acclaimed musical-comedy series “Schmigadoon!” on Apple TV+.

About the emcee

Most recently seen at the Guthrie in The Tempest, A Christmas CarolDining With the Ancestors and Guys and Dolls, Regina Marie Williams is an award-winning actor who has performed notable roles on many Twin Cities stages, including Pillsbury House Theatre, Mixed Blood Theatre, Theater Latté Da, Penumbra Theatre and Ten Thousand Things Theater. She is a two-time recipient of the McKnight Theater Artist Fellowship and a founding member of MN Black Theatre Circle.

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Ticket includes premium seating for the benefit program and concert, VIP cocktail party with Artistic Director Joseph Haj (date TBD), written recognition in the printed program and complimentary benefit parking

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Proceeds from the benefit will enable the Guthrie to expand access to its transformative theater experiences. If you're unable to join us on August 1, please consider making a donation. 

To give a gift via check or another payment option, please contact us at rsvp@guthrietheater.org. We are grateful for your support. 

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