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THE DETROIT PARTY! Hosted by Allee Willis, Lily Tomlin and Lamont Dozier!

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Allee Willis, Lamont Dozier and Lily Tomlin present THE DETROIT PARTY

A fundraiser party thrown at legendary party-thrower Allee Willis’s historic Los Angeles home for All Detroiters to celebrate and support Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit on its 25th Anniversary.

Mosaic is an internationally acclaimed Creative Youth Development organization which brings together teens from more than 50 Detroit schools, providing professional acting and vocal music training and performance opportunities throughout metro Detroit and around the world

Date and Time : Saturday, April 1st, 2017, 7 – 11PM

Location : Willis Wonderland, built as the MGM Party House in 1937. (Address provided upon ticket purchase.)

Attire : Wild, creative, be your funky Detroit self!

Co-hosted by Three Award-Winning Detroiters

  • Allee Willis (Grammy, Emmy, Tony and Webby award-winning and nominated songwriter, performer, artist, director – “September”, “Boogie Wonderland”, “I’ll Be There For You, (the theme from Friends)”, The Color Purple musical)
  • Lily Tomlin (Grammy, Emmy, Tony, and Academy Award winning and nominated performer - Grace and Frankie, Nashville, Murphy Brown, The West Wing, Search For Signs Of intelligent Life In The Universe, Kennedy Center honoree)
  • Lamont Dozier (Grammy and Golden Globe winning songwriter - Holland-Dozier-Holland - Songwriters Hall Of Fame, Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame)

The Detroit Party Host Committee

  • Mary Wilson (Grammy nominated singer, The Supremes, original member, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)

  • Valerie Simpson (Songwriter, performer -- Songwriters Hall Of Fame, "Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” "You're All I Need To Get By" “I’m Every Woman”)

  • Don Was (Grammy winning musician, producer, record executive -- Was (Not Was), Bonnie Raitt, The B-52s, The Rolling Stones)

  • Jeffrey Seller (Tony winning theatrical producer – Hamilton, Rent, Avenue Q, In The Heights)

  • Maejor (Grammy nominated producer, songwriter, artist -- Justin Bieber, Trey Songz, Iggy Azalea)

  • Sandra Bernhard (Award-winning Comedia, Singer, Actress, Author -- Roseanne, The King of Comedy)

  • Telma Hopkins (Singer, actress -- Tony Orlando and Dawn, Gimme A Break!, Family Matters)

  • Mayer Hawthorne (Grammy nominated recording artist -- "How Do you Do", "The Walk")

  • Scherrie Payne (Singer -- The Supremes)

  • Paul Riser (Arranger, Musician – Funk Brothers, “My Girl” “Heard it through the Grapevine” “Papa was a Rolling Stone”)

  • Stephen Bray (Musician, songwriter, producer -- “Express Yourself" “Get Into The Groove” The Color Purple musical)

  • Joyce and Pam Vincent (Singer --Tony Orlando and Dawn, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree”)

  • Angela V. Shelton (Comedian – Frangela, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs)

  • Claudette Robinson (Singer, songwriter -- original member of The Miracles, "First Lady of Motown", Hollywood Walk of Fame)

  • Rosalind Ashford Holmes and Annette Helton (Singers -- original members of The Vandellas, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame)

  • Katherine "Kat" Anderson Schaffner (Singer, songwriter -- original member of The Marvelettes, Vocal Group Hall of Fame)

  • Ralphe Armstrong (Bassist – Aretha Franklin, Frank Zappa, Herbie Hancock)

  • Allison Abner (Writer/Producer -- The West Wing, Narcos, Without a Trace)

  • Stan Zimmerman - (Writer/Director - The Golden Girls, Roseanne, Gilmore Girls, the Brady Bunch movies)

  • Shana C. Waterman (Producer – One Race TV)

  • Gene Sperling (National Economic Advisor to both President Clinton and President Obama)

Tickets Prices:

  • VIP Tickets $250 (Includes a limited-edition Allee Willis designed poster, personally autographed by Allee, Lily Tomlin, Lamont Dozier and other members of the celebrity Host Committee.)
  • General Admission $100
  • Mosaic Alumni $50

If you cannot attend, you may still make a tax-deductible donation to support Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit by clicking the "Tickets” button above.

*Please note: there is a small 2% creditcard fee on donations - if you would like to forego the service fee, please send you donation in a check to Mosaic's Offices with the memo: "Mosaic AA". *

People Magazine says, "She throws parties that are works of art in themselves... Invitations to Willis's ultra-exclusive...parties are the campiest hot tickets in LA.”

Your ticket gets you:

• A fabulous soul food dinner!
• A tour of the Allee Willis Museum of Kitsch, which includes massive amounts of vintage Detroit memorabilia!
• Performances by current Mosaic young artists!
• Sing-alongs to Allee’s greatest hits, including “September”, “Boogie Wonderland”, “Neutron Dance”, the FRIENDS theme song, and many more!
• Detroit themed party games!
* Auctions of vintage Detroit memorabilia!
• An exclusive sneak peek of “The D”, featuring 5,000 Detroiters!
• Complementary valet

Sponsor “The Detroit Party” on behalf of Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit.

---- $50,000 “Spirit of Detroit” Sponsor (includes 10 VIP tickets)

---- $25,000 “Woodward” Sponsor (includes 8 VIP tickets)

---- $10,000 “Jefferson” Sponsor (includes 6 VIP tickets)

---- $5,000 “Boblo” Sponsor (includes 4 VIP tickets)

---- $2,000 “Gratiot” Sponsor (includes 2 VIP tickets)

Sponsors will be listed on signage at the party and on the limited-edition Allee Willis Designed Poster, personally autographed by Allee, Lily Tomlin, Lamont Dozier and other members of the Host Committee. If interested in being a sponsor, email Mosaic25LA@mosaicdetroit.org

For Additional Questions regarding the event, please contact :

Kristen Clauder - Mosaic Sales and Data Coordinator: Mosaic25LA@mosaicdetroit.org
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit:
2251 Antietam Ave
Detroit, MI 48207

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