Our Past Productions
Live Auction Packages
Classic Wrigley Field Rooftop Experience
Take part in a tradition that goes back to the 1914's Opening Day by watching Cubs baseball from a nearby rooftop. Includes round-trip coach class airfare for two to Chicago and a three-night stay in a standard guest room at a Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott or comparable hotel.
This offer expires March 10, 2018. Valid for the Chicago Cubs regular season games, subject to availability. Excludes Opening Day and may exclude other premium series. Airfare must be booked within one year from the date of purchase. Must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance. Reservations are subject to availability.
Fair market value: $5855.00
Pete Pranica Personal Grizzlies Package
Pete’s personal game seats, opportunity to watch pregame interview, tour of media room and truck, watch team warm-ups courtside, on-court during player introductions, and a team-signed Grizzlies Basketball.
Restrictions: This offer expires March 10, 2018
Fair Market Value: $1000.00
Kennedy Space Center Astronaut Adventure
Enjoy an experience for two at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Your package will include an Astronaut Training Experience, an up close explorer tour of NASA’s KSC Headquarters, admission to the visitor complex, and lunch with an astronaut! Includes round-trip coach class airfare for two to Orlando and a three-night stay in a standard guest room at a Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott or comparable hotel.
This offer expires March 10, 2018
Must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance. Reservations are subject to availability. Ground transportation is not included.
Fair market value: $5695.00
South Africa Photo Safari for Two
Enjoy six days and six nights at Zulu Nyala Wildlife Reserve in South Africa where the movie, I Dreamed of Africa, was filmed. You have a choice in accommodations, staying in Hemingway-style tents, or at the Heritage Safari Lodge or Zulu Nyala Game Lodge. Twice a day, guests will take an open land cruise with experienced guides to see the land and wildlife. The Reserve contains elephants, rhinos, leopards, buffalo, cheetahs, giraffes, zebras, crocodiles, over 400 species of birds, and many more. Two bottles of water and three executive chef-prepared meals per day are included.
This offer expires March 10, 2019.
Airfare, phone calls, and other beverages not included in this package.
Silent Auction Items
Autographed Downton Abbey photo
Autographed poster of Star Wars: Escape from the Death Star
Autographed Johnny Cash album
Autographed B. B. King album
All items include Certificates of Authentication. Must be present to bid.
The Eighth Annual Shakespeare Gala
Featuring Broadway’s Original Little Mermaid:
Friday, March 10, 2017
Platinum and Gold Sponsors (and their guests) arrive for early check-in. Cocktails served.
Doors open. Check-in, Cocktails, Passed hors d'oeuvres, and Gourmet Tapas-Style Stations are open to all guests. Almost-Live Silent Auction opens for bids. Williams Wine-pull open. Drawing Tickets available for Broadway Weekend-for-two.
Almost-Live Silent Auction and Dinner Stations close. Guests are invited into the the theatre.
The festivities begin! Place your bids in a series of fun events: our fast-paced Restaurant Frenzy returns this year to join our Event Frenzy and Live Auction, featuring multiple exciting packages that you won't want to miss! Winner of the Broadway Weekend-for-two is selected.
15-minute intermission. Opportunity to refill beverages. Bars will close during the performance.
Broadway’s soaring soprano Sierra Boggess takes the stage for a magical, intimate performance.
Dessert Buffet is open to all guests in the Lobby. Platinum and Gold Sponsors enjoy a Champagne and Dessert Reception with our Broadway Star in the Black Box.
Call (901) 759-0604 to reserve your tickets today or purchase Bronze Single/Bronze Couple Tickets online.
This Year's Tapas-Style Menu
Passed Hors d'oeuvres
Goat cheese tarts with sundried tomato and pine nut pesto
Pecan chicken bites
Caprese skewers with tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, and a balsamic drizzle
Small Plate Station I
Chef carved beef tenderloin
Served over boursin mashed potatoes with warm asparagus and tomato salad.
Garnished with won-ton crisp and drizzled with balsamic reduction.
Stuffed portobellos with fresh spinach, carrots, and parmesan. Served over mashed potatoes.
Small Plate Station II
Gourmet garlic cheddar grits topped with spiced shrimp in tasso gravy.
Served with garlic cheddar biscuits.
Small Plate Station III
Chicken Roulade stuffed with spinach, proscuitto, and cheese.
Served over herbed risotto with a rosemary garnish.
An assortment of mini sweets such as lemon bars, chocolate raspberry, blondies, and caramel apples
Mother and Daughter are beautiful dates for the 2016 Gala.
Sierra Boggess as Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new ‘Christine’ in Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera”
You never know who might entertain you at TSC's Gala. The Commercial Appeal's Michael Donahue tickles the ivories to the delight of Gala guests.
TSC's Gala appeals to wide audiences. There is fun for everyone!
Photos: Joey Miller
2017 Restaurant and Event Frenzy Items
ACRE Restaurant - $40.00
Asian Eatery - $100.00
Babalu’s - $50.00
Bayou Bar and Grill – $25.00
Bosco’s – $50.00
Capriccio Grill - $103.00
Deli on the Square – $25.00
Folk's Folly - $50.00
Golden India - $25.00
Grove Grill - $25.00
Houston’s Restaurant - $150.00
Lafayette’s – $50.00
Pearl's Oyster House - $100.00
Robata Ramen and Yakitori Bar - $25.00
Royal Panda - $100.00
Soul Fish Café – $50.00
Schewinhaus – $25.00
The Half Shell - $25.00
Brooks Art Museum – (1) family membership - $75.00
Dixon Gallery and Gardens - (2) Museum Memberships with coffee mug gift - $250.00
GPAC – (2) tickets to one listed performance - $100.00
IRIS Orchestra – (2) tickets to remaining performances - $130.00
Malco Theatres – (4) movie passes - $40.00
Memphis Botanic Gardens - Basic Membership - $75.00
Memphis Symphony Orchestra – (4) 2 – ticket vouchers - $464.00
Orpheum – (2) tickets to Riverdance on 3/26/17 - $300.00
Pink Palace Museum - Family 4 pack to museum, planetarium, and 3D Theatre - $87.00
Playhouse on the Square - 2017-2018 Season Subscription - $180.00
Shelby Farms - Adopt a Buffalo - $100.00
Theatre Memphis – Double Membership for 2017-2018 Performance season - $270.00
TSC Thanks Our 2017 Auction Donors!
Gala Sponsorship Packages 2017
|Sierra Boggess as Broadway’s original Ariel
in The Little Mermaid.
|2016 Gala guests feast backstage on fine conversation
and a winning buffet. Photo: Joey Miller.
The Eighth Annual Shakespeare Gala:
Friday, March 10, 2017
at 6:00 pm
Featuring an intimate musical performance by Broadway’s original Ariel and new Christine in Phantom,
Germantown Performing Arts Center
Sponsored by TSC's Board of Directors, Jack and Sandra Jones, Milton T. Schaeffer, Pat and Thane Smith, Jeannie and Owen Tabor, Deborah Dunklin Tipton, Camp Tabor, Jaguar Bluff City
You will enjoy 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.
Attire: Cocktail Comfortable to Semi-Formal. You get to choose!
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 Gala@TNShakespeare.org.
Preferred seating is available in the order in which calls are received. Single tickets now on sale.
Choose from these Tiered options of 10-seat Packages:
PLATINUM TITLE SPONSOR ($5,000)
- Name recognition on Gala poster;
- Best seats in the house;
- Invitation to private, catered dinner party with Broadway Guest Artist on Thursday, March 9, 2017;
- Plus all items listed with Gold Sponsorship, below.
GOLD SPONSOR ($2,500)
- Name recognition on Invitation;
- 5:30 pm early access to the event;
- 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)
- 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
Bronze single ($175) tickets and specially priced couple ($325) packages are now on sale at www.tnshakespeare.org.
The evening also includes the opportunity to enter and win the NYC Trip to Broadway for Two drawing (round-trip airfare, 3 days/2 nights in a Theatre District hotel, dinner at La Rivista, Broadway tickets) for a suggested donation of just $20.
from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
E. Frank Bluestein, Executive Director: