Our Past Productions

 
Johnny Lee Davenport as Othello, with Kate Abbruzzese as Desdemona.
 
Tennessee Shakespeare Company
P.O. Box 382143
Germantown, TN 38183-2143
3092 Village Shops Drive
Germantown, TN 38138
Box Office:
(901) 759-0604; open Monday-Friday
from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
(901) 759-0703 (fax)
Dan McCleary, Artistic Director:
(901) 759-0620

E. Frank Bluestein, Executive Director:
(901) 759-0620
[email protected]
Stephanie Shine, Education Director: 
(901) 759-0620
 

Olivia Warfield, Company and Box Office Manager:
(901) 759-0604
[email protected]


Nancy Wright
, Bookkeeper:
(901) 750-0620
[email protected]

The Seventh Annual Gala

“Find Me in the Songs”

pic-gala2016-lazaran intimate, musical evening with Broadway’s most charismatic leading man
Aaron Lazar
Friday, April 8 at 6pm
Germantown Performing Arts Center

Sponsored by
Nancy Copp, Stephen and Alicia Davis, Jaguar Bluff City, Milton T. Schaeffer, Pat and Thane Smith, Jeannie and Owen Tabor, Jr.

It's a delicious dinner buffet with cocktails. It's a gleeful, rapid-fire-fast, live auction.  It's a one-of-a-kind Broadway performance.  It's an exquisite selection of delectable desserts.  And it's an opportunity to support a remarkable Education and Performance Program and to share the love with tens of thousands of students.

It's a party like no other.

A critically-acclaimed star on Broadway, film, and television, Aaron Lazar has been featured on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning hit Light in the Piazza and most recently opposite 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting in Sting’s epic new musical, The Last Ship.  He was in the first Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury, the world premiere of Impressionism with Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen, Sir Trevor Nunn’s revival of Oklahoma, the world premiere of A Tale of Two Cities, the first Broadway revival of Les Miserables, the long-running hit The Phantom of the Opera, and the global phenomenon Mamma Mia.  Mr. Lazar’s film and television credits include The Wolf of Wall Street, This is Where I Leave You, J. Edgar, Company, The Notorious Bettie Page, The Blacklist, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, The Following, A Gifted Man, Onion News Network, Ugly Betty, New Amsterdam, and All My Children.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear and meet Aaron.  Purchase your Gold or Silver sponsorship this month to be recognized in our Gala invitations.  Your sponsorship includes a tax-deductible gift to TSC.

Please call Stephanie Shine to reserve your seats:  901-759-0620.

Gala Sponsorship Packages 2016

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2016 Gala performer Aaron Lazar.
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Gala Chairwoman Anne Mead (center), 2015. Photos: Joey Miller.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The Seventh Annual Shakespeare Gala:

Find Me in the Songs
an intimate, musical evening with
Broadway's most charismatic leading man
Aaron Lazar

Friday, April 8, 2016 new-jaguar-logo jpeg
Sponsored by TSC's Board of Directors
Germantown Performing Arts Center
6:00 pm

generously sponsored by Nancy Copp, Stephen and Alicia Davis, Jaguar Bluff City, Milton T. Schaeffer, Pat and Thane Smith, and Jeannie and Owen Tabor, Jr.


You get the best dinner buffet, the best Broadway entertainment, multiple open bars, the most fun live auction in the city, plus the knowledge that you are celebrating for a great cause.

This year's party celebrates the life of our namesake on stage and then brings you, in person, one of the most talented performers on Broadway today, Aaron Lazar.

Platinum, Gold, and Silver seating packages (with tiered benefits; same prices as last year) for 10 guests are now available by calling TSC's Gala Coordinator Stephanie Shine today at (901) 759-0620 or via email at [email protected]

Preferred seating is available in the order in which calls are received. Single tickets now on sale.

Attire: semi-formal and cocktail.


Choose from these Tiered options of 10-seat Packages:

PLATINUM TITLE SPONSOR ($5,000)

Benefits:

  • Name recognition on Gala poster;
  • Best seats in the house;
  • Invitation to private, catered dinner party with Broadway Guest Artist, Aaron Lazar, on Thursday, April 7, 2016;
  • Plus all items listed with Gold Sponsorship, below.


GOLD SPONSOR ($2,500)

Benefits:

  • Name recognition on Invitation;
  • Reserved dining table for 10;
  • Preferential seating in theatre;
  • Complimentary champagne, dessert, and photo opportunity in the Black Box Theatre during post-show reception with the Broadway Guest Artist;
  • Plus all items listed with Silver Sponsorship, below.


SILVER SPONSOR ($1,500)

Benefits:

  • Lavish dinner buffet;
  • Dessert buffet;Name recognition in playbill;
  • 10 tickets to the event;
  • Preferential seating in GPAC theatre behind Gold Sponsors;
  • Access to open bar.
  • Gift to TSC's Education and Performance programming
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Broadway’s Most Charismatic Leading Man
 Aaron Lazar
Will Headline 7th Annual Gala on April 8
 

(January 4, 2016) -- Tennessee Shakespeare Company announces Broadway’s critically-acclaimed leading man Aaron Lazar (Light in the Piazza, Mamma Mia) will headline its Seventh Annual Gala performed at Germantown Performing Arts Center on April 8, 2016 at 6:00 pm.

pic gala2016 lazarAaron Lazar’s intimate, hour-long show FIND ME IN THE SONGS will benefit TSC’s education and performance programs.  His unique one-man show features musical standards, hit songs from his Broadway productions, fun backstage stories with the stars, and the tale of how a young medical student from New Jersey wound up as Broadway’s most charismatic leading man.

TSC’s Gala and FIND ME IN THE SONGS are generously sponsored this year by Nancy Copp, Stephen and Alicia Davis, Jaguar Bluff City, Milton T. Schaeffer, Pat and Thane Smith, and Jeannie and Owen Tabor, Jr.

Aaron Lazar has wowed audiences on Broadway in featured roles in Light in the Piazza, The Last Ship, A Little Night Music, Oklahoma, A Tale of Two Cities, Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, and Mamma Mia.

Platinum, Gold, and Silver seating packages (with tiered benefits) for 10 guests are now available by calling TSC’s Stephanie Shine today at 901-759-0620. 

Preferred seating is available in the order in which calls are received.  Single tickets, if available, will go on sale in March.

The evening, which is expected to sell out, also includes a lavish buffet dinner, TSC’s singular live auction, and a post-show dessert reception with photo opportunities with Ms. Lazar.  For more information, please call 901-759-0620 or go to www.tnshakespeare.org. 

TSC Gold sponsors of the Gala, to date, include Barbara B. Apperson, Margaret Askew, E. Frank and Brenda Bluestein, Blanche and Mike Deaderick, C. Cato Ealy, Elizabeth and Thomas Farrar, Ernest and Pat Kelly, Julia and Van Manning, Melia and Drew Murphy, Sara Savell, Margaret and Owen Tabor, Susan and Bill Warner.

Aaron Lazar’s Full Biography

A critically-acclaimed star on Broadway, film, and television, Mr. Lazar has been featured on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning hit Light in the Piazza and most recently opposite 16-time Grammy Award-winner Sting in Sting’s epic new musical, The Last Ship.  He was in the first Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury, the world premiere of Impressionism with Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen, Sir Trevor Nunn’s revival of Oklahoma, the world premiere of A Tale of Two Cities, the first Broadway revival of Les Miserables, the long-running hit The Phantom of the Opera, and the global phenomenon Mamma Mia

Mr. Lazar’s film and television credits include The Wolf of Wall Street, This is Where I Leave You, J. Edgar, Company, The Notorious Bettie Page, The Blacklist, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, The Following, A Gifted Man, Onion News Network, Ugly Betty, New Amsterdam, and All My Children.