WE NEED YOUR HELP!
Help us put on an original play to
raise awareness for eating disorders
What Is It?
Up All Night is a new theatre company running out of Wilmington, North Carolina. Our focus is on bringing original work to the stage, making theatre accessible for all people, and showcasing new Talent in and around Wilmington.
Our next production is an original piece by local playwright Bitsy Betsy. Entitled “Bare Bones”, the play examines and explores the mental and emotional state of a young woman as she goes through an eating disorder. As she experiences this, we get to see how it affects not only her, but also the people around her. The reactions that she receives from her friends and family run the gamut from fear and disbelief to concern and love. Each character is not only real in their own right, but also parallels many of the common (sometimes misguided) thoughts and opinions that we as a society have about eating disorders.
With this production, we hope to not only create an excellent piece of theatre, but also to raise awareness for eating disorders and the effect that they have on the people afflicted with them, as well as those that they love.
What We Need
We are asking for $600 to help fund the production of this play. The money will go toward things like:
- Set building
- Advertising space
- Programs, flyers, etc.
We want to keep our ticket prices low to make this show as accessible to people as possible and raise awareness for eating disorders. By donating, you are helping to make that happen. Once the production is complete, all money left over from this campaign will be donated to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), a nationwide non-profit that aims to “confront these serious illnesses with increased awareness, early intervention and improved access to treatment. NEDA provides programs and services to give families the support they need to find answers for these life-threatening illnesses.”
DONATION PERKS BY DOLLAR AMOUNT
$5 – Special Thanks
A donation of $5 will get you a special thanks on the company website and in the play’s program.
$10 – Free Ticket
Donating $10 earns you a free ticket to the production, in addition to all perks below this.
$25 – Signed Script
If you donate $25 we will send you a copy of the scripted, signed by the playwright, cast, and crew. You will also receive all perks below this.
$50 – Coffee with us
A $50 donation gets you an invite to a coffee “meet ‘n’ greet” with the play’s playwright, director and cast members. They will be there to tell you about the process of preparing this production from start to finish, and answer any questions you may have. You also get a signed copy of the script, a free ticket to the show, and a special thanks on the company website and in the program.
Other Ways You Can Help
Even if you can’t contribute, you can help by sharing this campaign on Facebook or Twitter, and by coming to see the play when it goes up.
October 17-18 and 24-25 @ 10pm
TheatreNOW (19 S. 10th Street)
Click Here to find out how you can get involved with the National Eating Disorder Association.
Finally, we at Up All Night Theatre Company just want to say THANK YOU!
Contact Director Naomi Barbee
via phone at 919-632-4292 or email [email protected]
Or contact Zeb Mims, Producer
via phone at 336-207-8314 or email [email protected]