ACTING OUT ON THE HANGAR STAGE Fundraiser Set for 10/5
Hangar Theatre's annual benefit returns as an epic battle of charades. Acting Out on the Hangar Stage is a light-hearted FUNdraiser in which local personalities go toe to toe with Broadway stars in an a charades competition to support the theatre's education programs. Four teams will compete by acting out entertainment clues for their teammates and also by fundraising for the event, which will take place at the Hangar Theatre on Saturday, October 5 at 6:30pm.
Acting Out team members include: Wally Dunn (Broadway's Spamalot, Gypsy, Hangar's Gypsy, November and Spelling Bee), Stacie Morgain Lewis (Broadway'sSunday in the Park with George, Urinetown, Wicked, and Titanic), Mark Price(Broadway's Mary Poppins, All Shook Up, Mama Mia! and Hangar's Sweeney Todd), Dave Ashton (WYXL97.3 Lite Rock Radio Host), Jean McPheeters (Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce President), Frost Travis (President of Travis Hyde Properties), and Stephen Nunley (Kitchen Theatre Managing Director). In addition, Hangar board members Laurel Southard(Director of Undergraduate Research at Cornell University), Ann Costello (Physician), Jessica Casey(Physician), and Arno Selco (Retired Ithaca College Acting Professor) will also compete. VisitHangarTheatre.org to see the team roster and to donate to support your favorite team or call607.273.8588. Hosting this special evening will be Hangar's Associate Artistic Director and actor,Jesse Bush (Hangar's Clybourne Park, The Trip to Bountiful, and November) Local favoriteSerendipity Catering will provide delicious hors d'oeuvres and desserts.
Tickets are $100 and include complimentary drinks and light fare, the charades challenge match, and a half-time show. $70 of each ticket is a tax-deductible donation. Suggested dress code is fun and festive cocktail attire. Tickets can be purchased online at HangarTheatre.org, by phone at 607.273.8588, and at the Hangar Business office located in Center Ithaca on the Downtown Commons. Hangar Theatre is located in Cass Park at 801 Taughannock Blvd., Ithaca, NY 14850. The Hangar Theatre gratefully acknowledges Acting Out premier sponsor Serendipity Catering and team sponsors CFCU Community Credit Union, Tompkins Trust Company, Travis Hyde Properties, and Warren Real Estate.
Hangar Theatre is committed to providing exceptional theatre experiences of high professional quality to enrich, enlighten, educate, and entertain the diverse audience in the Finger Lakes region and beyond. Strong education and training programs are central parts of our commitment to the local and national artistic communities. Visit our website at HangarTheatre.org.