Hangar Theatre Co Presents BET YOUR BOTTOM DOLLAR

Hangar Theatre Co Presents BET YOUR BOTTOM DOLLAR

The Hangar Theatre Company presents Bet Your Bottom Dollar, a new FUNdraiser to benefit the Hangar's artistic and educational programming. The event takes place on Saturday, October 13th at the Hangar Theatre located at 801 Taughannock Blvd. A pre-show VIP reception will begin at 6:00 p.m., with the start time of 6:30 p.m. for all attendees. All are encouraged to "dress to impress", and will enjoy sumptuous snacks and potent potables, enchanting entertainment, live auction, raffles, and a plethora of prizes donated by local organizations and businesses.

The evening begins with live performances from the company of Ragtime from Ithaca College Department of Theatre and a welcome from the Hangar's Artistic Director, Michael Barakiva, and Managing Director, MaryBeth Bunge. Guests will enjoy additional performances by artists from 2018 Mainstage productions including Lauren Sprague from Chicago, Graham Stevens from Xanadu, and David Studwell from Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.

At 7:30 p.m. the games will begin! Attendees will receive a playing token upon entering which will be redeemed for playing chips. Gambling tables include blackjack, poker, roulette, and craps. Other games include BRAVO (the Hangar's version of BINGO), trivia with local author Bob Proehl, fast facts, a word search, a crossword, madlibs, and more! Players can redeem their token or chips for raffle tickets and enter to win prizes. The evening will end with dessert, a closing performance, and announcements of raffle and auction winners.

Celebrity hosts of this event include local community members:

  • Deborah Mohlenhoff, TC3 and City of Ithaca 5th Ward
  • Jennifer Kirkby Tavares, Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
  • Carly Hansen, Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
  • John Simon, Hangar Teaching Artist and WVBR 93.5 FM
  • Michelle Courtney Berry, Health and Wellness Coach, Courtney Consulting Enterprises, LLC
  • Melissa Daly, Ithaca College
  • Frank S. Towner, CEO, YMCA of Ithaca and Tompkins County
  • Kat Walters, I100 - 99.9FM and 100.3FM - Rock, Cayuga Radio Group
  • Dave Ashton, Lite Rock 97.3 WYXL, Cayuga Radio Group

The Hangar thanks Event Sponsor Cornell University, Catering Sponsor Inn at Taughannock, and Wine Sponsor Six Mile Creek Vineyards as well as table sponsors Barbara & Loretta Behrmann, Roy Dexheimer, and Linda Trees Mack and Jim Johnston.

VIP, Student, and Artist pricing is available. For tickets to Bet Your Bottom Dollar or more information about the Hangar, please visit the Hangar Theatre box office, call 607.273.2787 or visit hangartheatre.org

Tickets will also be available at the door the evening of the event.

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