Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City: A unique one-night event hosted by Olympia Dukakis
Friday, June 24, 2011 at 8:00 PM (PDT)
Three ways to experience Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City:
1. Be Ms. Dukakis’ Special Guest! - Only 4 Tickets left!
The ultimate experience—an intimate dinner with Olympia Dukakis and other special guests at Fleur de Lys restaurant before the performance, Premiere Orchestra seating for the performance, and entrance to the VIP after-party. For more information, please contact Pierrick at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 415-879-5633.
2. Barbary Lane VIP Tickets – limited amount available!
Includes the performance hosted by Olympia, and an entrance to the VIP after-party hosted by Ms. Dukakis.
3. Mrs. Madrigal tickets for June 24th
Be in the theater for this once-in-a-lifetime experience! Prices vary per seat-section. Proceeds from the evening’s events benefit the American Conservatory Theater actor training and arts education programs, and The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation.
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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City on June 24, 2011
For one night only, Academy Award® winner Olympia Dukakis, who played the iconic Mrs. Madrigal in the groundbreaking television mini-series adaptation of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City, will host a special performance of the world premiere musical production on Friday, June 24, at the American Conservatory Theater.
Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to share in the excitement as Ms. Dukakis sees the production for the first time! She will join Tony Award winner Judy Kaye, and the rest of the dynamic cast, onstage for their final ovation and a toast to the City by the Bay!
The party goes on after the curtain comes down! A limited number of tickets are available to join Ms. Dukakis and the cast of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City at an exclusive afterparty at Clift Hotel immediately following the production.
For the ultimate Tales experience, you can join Ms. Dukakis and special guests at an intimate preshow dinner at one of San Francisco’s premiere restaurants - Fleur de Lys! Tickets include Premiere Orchestra seating and the VIP party immediately following the show. To inquire about taking part in the preshow dinner with Ms. Dukakis, please contact Pierrick at email@example.com.
The evening, a benefit for American Conservatory Theater’s arts education programs and the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation, is presented by Jordan, Miller & Associates.
"We're excited about bringing this unique opportunity to fruition. The June 24 event is a terrific way to celebrate Pride, support our local charities, and see this world premiere staging of San Francisco’s most beloved story. Thank you, Olympia and Armistead, for making this night one we won’t soon forget!”
-Brandon Miller & Joanne Jordan-
Managing Partners, Jordan, Miller & Associates
The Cast & Creative Team
Tony Award winner Judy Kaye, Betsy Wolfe, Mary Birdsong, Patrick Lane, and Wesley Taylor have been cast as the denizens of 28 Barbary Lane. Based on Maupin's beloved literary series, set in 1970s-era San Francisco, Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City features a score by Scissor Sisters band members Jake Shears and John Garden, a libretto by Tony Award winner Jeff Whitty (Avenue Q), choreography by Larry Keigwin, and direction by Tony Award nominee Jason Moore (Avenue Q, Shrek: The Musical).
On the bustling streets of 1970s San Francisco, neon lights pierce through the fog-drenched skies, disco music explodes from crowded nightclubs, and a wide-eyed Midwestern girl finds a new home—and creates a new kind of family—with the characters at 28 Barbary Lane. Three decades after Armistead Maupin mesmerized millions with his daily column in the city's newspapers, his iconic San Francisco saga comes home as a momentous new musical. Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City unleashes an exuberant celebration of the irrepressible spirit that continues to define our City by the Bay.
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Proudly serving the LGBT community for over 10 years, Brandon and Joanne’s practice offers the depth, diversity and combined skills and experience that match the unique needs of the community. Beyond helping their clients feel confident about their retirement, they support a variety of philanthropic events, offer financial educational seminars and produce unique entertainment events highlighting San Francisco culture and the local community.
All proceeds from this event will support the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation and A.C.T.
“This event is a perfect fit for our organization who’s known for producing quality entertainment events in the Bay Area,” says Ken Henderson, Executive Director of The Richmond AIDS Foundation. “Not only is June 24 going to be a terrific evening, but aligns with our fundamental goal of raising funds for AIDS awareness, prevention and services to our community. There are many people out there that believe HIV and AIDS is ‘under control’. Well that’s just not the case and we grateful to Olympia, and our community leaders who are coming together to make a difference.”
For more information about ticket packages, call the evening's concierge, Pierrick, at 415-879-5633 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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