Buffalo Theatre Ensemble Holds 2nd Annual Trivia Night Benefit
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, hosts its 2nd Annual Trivia Night to benefit BTE at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., on the campus of College of DuPage, Wednesday, May 30, 7-9:30 p.m.
The theater-themed trivia night, emceed by BTE's Kurt Naebig, offers the chance for teams to show off their theater knowledge in categories ranging from Broadway to BTE. The top two teams win prize packages of goods and gift certificates from local businesses. The recommended team size is six, but attendees are welcome to build a team of up to eight players, join a team at the event, or play solo. Participants must be 16 years and older. A photo ID is required for alcoholic beverages. Phones, computers, and other research materials are strictly prohibited during trivia play, however, players can improve their odds and support BTE though cheats, which begin at $10.
Tickets are $35 and include access to the competition, complimentary snacks and three drink tickets for each participant. For tickets or more information visit BTE at BTEChicago.com or Facebook, email BTEChicago@interabangevents.com or call 630.942.2100.
About Buffalo Theatre Ensemble
The mission of Buffalo Theatre Ensemble is to provide a forum in which artists, scholars, writers, students and community members explore new ideas and provocative issues through the production of high quality theater for the enjoyment of its audiences. Since 1986 BTE has staged more than 114 productions. For more information about BTE visit btechicago.com.
BTE's final production of the 2017-2018 Season, "Outside Mullingar" by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Steve Scott, continues through June 3. BTE's 2018-2019 Season will include "The Dingdong, or How the French Kiss," a new adaptation by Mark Shanahan from "Le Dindon" by Georges Feydeau, directed by BTE Artistic Director, Connie Canaday Howard (Sept. 6 - Oct. 7); "Defiance" by John Patrick Shanley, directed by BTE Ensemble Member, Kurt Naebig (Jan. 31 - March 3); and "Miracle on South Division Street" by Tom Dudzick, directed by Steve Scott (May 2 - June 2). For more information visit AtTheMAC.org
BTE thanks the DuPage Foundation for their generous support in the reinstatement and continued operation of Buffalo Theatre Ensemble. BTE also thanks the Norm Woodel Inspiration Fund for its assistance in the rebirth and further development of Buffalo Theatre Ensemble.
Pictured: Kurt Naebig gets the crowd going for 2017 BTE Trivia Night Benefit.