The Players Theatre News www.theplayers.org
838 North Tamiami Trail • Sarasota, FL 34236 • 941.365.2494
Sept. 30, 2014
THE PLAYERS TO HONOR THEATRE VETERANS AT
“A NIGHT TO REMEMBER” GALA
Sarasota, Sept 30, 2014 – The Players Theatre, Sarasota’s award-winning community-based production company, is pleased to announce that it will be honoring 11 Players’ Pioneers at this year’s “A Night to Remember” gala on October 24, 2014 at the Polo Grill. These honorees have graced The Players stage as actors, created magic as directors and designers, assisted with props and the set pieces, helped support The Players philanthropic goals and guided the theatre through strategic planning and media outlets. This year’s honorees are: Sue Cole, Michael Newton-Brown, Michael Pasquini, Robert Nosal, Martha Kesler, Natalie Gundrum, Jim Taylor, Arnold Simonson, Linda Carson, and Pamela and Lynford Wiley.
The evening’s “Masquerade” theme kicks off the night with a cocktail & hors d’oeuvre reception which will begin at 5:00pm followed by a grand gala dinner consisting of hand-carved tenderloin with white truffle demi-glaze and caramelized onion potato gratin. Attendees will also have the opportunity to bid on both live and silent auction items. Some of the live auction items include: a 2015 holiday Viking Cruise; a week at Hotel De L’Eau Vive, New Orleans; a week in a beautiful cabin in Lake Toxaway Falls, NC.; Disney passes to all four theme parks and more. The evening’s entertainment will be provided by Players cast members.
Limited seating is still available. Tickets are $150. For additional information or to purchase tickets, please call Michelle Bianchi Pingel at 941-365-2494.
Board chair Leona Collesano remarks, “The Players Theatre board invites everyone in the community to this amazing event at The Polo Grill. We will wine, we will dine and we will have a great time as we celebrate the energies and people that make The Players Theatre one of the best community theatre’s around. Call us now for tickets–You don’t want to miss this great event.”
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The Players Theatre 838 N. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota FL 34236, 941-365-2494, Fax: 941-954-0282
www.theplayers.org. Box Office: Mon-Sat, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and one hour prior to curtain time.
The Players Theatre
838 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota FL 34236