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Vineyard eBay Auction Offers Theatre Collectibles & Events

The Vineyard Theatre offers its first online charity auction -- featuring rare, autographed theatre, film and television collectibles; opening night and film premiere tickets; backstage tours of Broadway's biggest shows; lunches with celebrities; and much more -- on eBay.com, now through May 3rd. Proceeds benefit the not-for-profit Vineyard Theatre.
 
Vineyard's eBay auction features tickets to the opening night of AVENUE Q in London. Also up for auction are unique ticket packages for current and upcoming shows, including AVENUE Q, WICKED, SWEENEY TODD, BRIDGE & TUNNEL, THE WEDDING SINGER, STUFF HAPPENS, Sandra Bernhard's EVERYTHING BAD AND BEAUTIFUL, Blue Man Group, STOPPING TRAFFIC, PIG FARM, SPRING AWAKENING, and THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED, plus tickets to The Vineyard Theatre, The Public Theater with LAByrinth Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Manhattan Class Company, Signature Theatre, Second Stage Theatre, and others.
 
Theater fans can bid on lunches with Tony Award-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant (ANGELS IN AMERICA), the cast of Off-Broadway's hit musical [title of show], and Tony-nominee Judy Kuhn (CHESS) with New York Magazine food critic Adam Platt. Film fans can bid on tickets to premieres of movies: "Trust the Man" with David Duchovny; and "Marie and Bruce" with Julianne Moore, Matthew Broderick and Campbell Scott.
 
Other items of note include an outfit worn and autographed by Bette Midler; a baseball jacket autographed by "The Closer" star Kyra Sedgwick; plays signed by Edward Albee, Craig Lucas, Paula Vogel, Doug Wright, Christopher Shinn and others; MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG collectibles signed by Lonny Price and Stephen Sondheim; "Lady in the Water" movie poster signed by director M. Night Shyamalan; a "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" script signed by Chris Noth; Disney's "Pocahontas" DVD and CD signed by Judy Kuhn (voice of Pocahontas); autographed memorabilia from past Vineyard productions, including FLORA, THE RED MENACE, PEOPLE ARE WRONG!, MIRACLE BROTHERS, and AFTER ASHLEY; tickets to "The Late Show with David Letterman"; box seats to the New York Mets; dinner for 4 at the Union Square Cafe, a Harvest in the Square food tasting; a rare Broadway Bares costume sketch; and much more!
 
Next at the Vineyard is STOPPING TRAFFIC, a new play written and performed by Mary Pat Gleason, directed by Lonny Price, beginning May 24th. This new play follows the Off-Broadway premiere of Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell's hit musical [title of show] which, after its third and final extension, concludes April 30. The Vineyard's 2005-06 Season opened with the world premiere of Kirsten Childs' musical MIRACLE BROTHERS. Last season, the Vineyard received three OBIE Awards for its productions of AFTER ASHLEY by Gina Gionfriddo, with Anna Paquin and Kieran Culkin; and WHERE DO WE LIVE by Christopher Shinn.
 
Now in its 24th season, the Vineyard Theatre won its first Tony Awards with AVENUE Q, winner of three 2004 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Other past productions of note at the Vineyard include Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE and THE LONG CHRISTMAS RIDE HOME, Craig Lucas' THE DYING GAUL (recently released as a motion picture), and Becky Mode's FULLY COMMITTED, as well as premieres of new works by Nicky Silver, Polly Pen, Cornelius Eady and Doug Wright; and the first major revival of Brian Friel's FAITH HEALER with J.T. Walsh and Kathleen Chalfant.
 
Douglas Aibel is the Artistic Director of the Vineyard Theatre; Jennifer Garvey-Blackwell is Executive Director.

For auction information, visit www.vineyardtheatre.org/auction.htm.

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