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Arena Stage Annual Benefit

Event Chairs Lavern Chatman and Maggie FitzPatrick

Lavern ChatmanMaggie FitzPatrick

Thursday, May 10, 2018
featuring the presentation of the Beth Newburger Schwartz Award

Join us for an exclusive evening of celebration to support Arena Stage’s award-winning Artistic Productions and Community Engagement Programs.

This evening includes a VIP cocktail reception, 3-course seated dinner, performance starring an artist of renowned rank and reputation and an after-party with complimentary beer, wine, music, desserts and more. Past performers include Broadway and Television star Bebe Neuwirth and comedienne and Saturday Night Live alum Ana Gasteyer.

We are also delighted to present the Beth Newburger Schwartz Award, an annual recognition awarded to a woman in the Washington community whose life and career have made important contributions to our city, not just in the arts, but in all areas of public life. Past recipients have included the award’s namesake and Arlene R. Kogod.

Space is limited.

All proceeds support Arena Stage’s award-winning Artistic Productions and Community Engagement Programs.

To Purchase Tickets,
please select your ticket type below:

If you have any questions or would like to purchase a table, please contact Maria Corso at
202-600-4025 or email rsvp@arenastage.org
.

$1,000 SPONSOR

Tax Deductible $850

Limit three (3) tickets

  • One (1) dinner, award presentation and performance ticket, located in the orchestra or balcony, on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
  • Invitation for one (1) to the pre-show VIP Cocktail Reception.
  • Invitation for one (1) to attend the Sips and Sweets post-show party.
  • Listing in the event program
  • Complimentary valet parking

$500 SPONSOR

Tax Deductible $425

  • One (1) award presentation and performance ticket, located in the balcony, on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
  • Invitation for one (1) to attend the Sips and Sweets post-show party.
  • Complimentary valet parking

 

$300 YOUNG PROFESSIONAL TICKET (35 or under - Limited Availability)

Tickets are nontransferable and proof of age must be presented when tickets are collected
Tax Deductible $150

  • One (1) dinner, award presentation and performance ticket, located in the balcony, on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
  • Invitation for one (1) to the VIP Cocktail Reception.
  • Invitation for one (1) to attend the Sips and Sweets post-show party.
  • Complimentary valet parking

I/We cannot attend, but wish to support Arena Stage with a tax-deducible donation.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate Sponsorship packages are also available, or for more information, please contact Char Manlove-Laws at 202-600-4030 or email cmanlove-laws@arenastage.org.

$50,000 SPONSOR
Tax Deductible $48,500

  • One (1) premium table for ten (10) at dinner and the award presentation on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
  • Invitation to a pre-show VIP Cocktail Reception, premium performance seats, complimentary valet parking and an invitation to attend the Sips and Sweets post-show party (with access to a private table) for all ten (10) guests.
  • Opportunity to make remarks during dinner.
  • Recognition from the podium during remarks at dinner.
  • Prime logo or name recognition in the event program and on electronic signage throughout the evening.
  • Opportunity to recognize two (2) individuals as Honorary Committee Members of the evening. *
  • Logo or name listing in the Arena Stage Program Book and on the lobby donor signage for one (1) year.
  • Logo or name listing included on event invitation. **
  • Recognition in event Press Releases.
  • A special invitation for four (4) to dinner with Molly and Edgar.
  • A private tour of the Mead Center for up to ten (10) people (upon request).

$25,000 SPONSOR
Tax Deductible $23,500

  • One (1) prime table for ten (10) at dinner and the award presentation on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
  • Invitation to a pre-show VIP Cocktail Reception, prime performance seats, complimentary valet parking and an invitation to attend the Sips and Sweets post-show party all ten (10) guests.
  • Recognition from the podium during remarks at dinner.
  • Logo or name recognition in the event program and on electronic signage throughout the evening.
  • Opportunity to recognize one (1) individual as an Honorary Committee Member of the evening. *
  • Listing in the Arena Stage Program Book and on the lobby donor signage for one (1) year.
  • Logo or Listing included on event invitation. **
  • A special invitation for two (2) to dinner with Molly and Edgar.
  • A private tour of the Mead Center for up to ten (10) people (upon request).

$10,000 SPONSOR
Tax Deductible $8,500

  • One (1) preferred table for ten (10) at dinner and the award presentation on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
  • Invitation to a pre-show VIP Cocktail Reception, preferred performance seats, complimentary valet parking and invitation to attend the Sips and Sweets post-show party all ten (10) guests.
  • Opportunity to recognize one (1) individual as an Honorary Committee Member of the evening. *
  • Listing in the event program and on electronic signage throughout the evening.
  • Listing in the Arena Stage Program Book and on the lobby donor signage for one (1) year.

$5,000 SPONSOR
Tax Deductible $4,400

  • Four (4) preferred dinner, award presentation and performance tickets on Thursday, May 10, 2018.
  • Invitation to a pre-show VIP Cocktail Reception, complimentary valet parking and an invitation to attend the Sips and Sweets post-show party for all four (4) guests
  • Listing in the event program and on electronic signage throughout the evening.
  • Listing in the Arena Stage Program Book and on the lobby donor signage for one (1) year.

*Note: Arena Stage is forming an Honorary Committee comprised of prominent individuals who have expressed their support and enthusiasm for Arts and Culture in our nation’s capital. Committee Members will include local luminaries and policy makers, artists, corporate executives and philanthropic leaders. There is no additional time commitment required to serve as an Honorary Committee Member of the event. Arena Stage offers this recognition opportunity to all of the event’s sponsors of $10,000 or more. For listing in the invitation, please confirm your sponsorship by February 6, 2018.

**Sponsorship must be confirmed by February 15, 2018.

Details

Arena Stage Annual Benefit
Thursday, May 10, 2018
featuring the presentation of the Beth Newburger Schwartz Award
Cocktails and Seated Dinner
5:30 pm
One Night Only Performance
8:30 pm
Sips and Sweets Party
Following the performance

Ticket Types

Sponsorship Opportunities