Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced details for a second round of major items for their special online Auction in connection with its annual Spring Gala Benefit "In Quarter Time". Bidding for the auction, which already features an exceptionally eclectic array of items, is currently underway at www.playwrightshorizons.cmarket.com. Online bidding will continue until 10PM on Thursday, April 29th, a few days prior to the Gala event itself on Monday evening, May 3rd.
Newly-added to the already vast array of items are:
Including dinner with Kristin Chenoweth along with ticket to Promises, Promises; meet & greet with Edward Albee along with tickets to the Opening Night of his upcoming new play Me, Myself & I; meet Christopher Walken and Zoe Kazan after a performance of A Behanding in Spokane; having your outgoing voicemail recorded by Marisa Tomei; Theater date with Michael Greif and Anthony Rapp; Theater date with John Guare and Lynn Nottage; post-show drinks with Tony Shalhoub and Theresa Rebeck after seeing Lend Me a Tenor; and attending a BAMfamily Book Brunch with LaChanze and Brian Pinkney.
Including having a private tour of the real Grey Gardens estate by owner Sally Quinn (who purchased it from ‘Little' Edie Beale in 1979); walk-on role in Chicago with rehearsal, tickets and cast photo; New York Times Newsroom tour and Page One meeting; private screening of The Kids Are All Right for 16; High Tea at the Pierre Hotel with bestselling author Gretchen Rubin (The Happiness Project); 9 trapeze and trampoline classes; cupcake decorating lessons for 2; guided tour of Governor's Island; and a walk-on role in the original web sitcom sensation Jack in a Box.
Including Assassins memorabilia signed by Stephen Sondheim; Sunday in the Park with George items signed by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine; one-of-a-kind backstage photo from the TV series Dirty, Sexy, Money or the recent play This by cast member and photographer Glenn Fitzgerald; a Marisa Tomei-signed DVD package; In Treatment script signed by Alison Pill and Sarah Treem; poster of The Heidi Chronicles signed by Joan Allen; and ballet shoes signed by New York City Ballet's Teresa Reichen
For a live taping of "The Ellen Show"; many Broadway shows including tickets and backstage tours for Sondheim on Sondheim (featuring a visit and dinner with James Lapine), West Side Story (also featuring a Playbill signed by author Arthur Laurents), Memphis (featuring a visit with stars Chad Kimball and Cass Morgan), Enron (featuring a visit with cast member Stephen Kunken); tickets to God of Carnage, Billy Elliot, Hair, Fela!, Million Dollar Quartet, The Phantom of the Opera, The 39 Steps and Blue Man Group; plus tickets to a New York Giants Game (including a pre-game on-field tour), the Apollo, Laugh Lounge and the New York Philharmonic, as well as memberships for New York Botanical Garden, MoMA, Independent Film Channel, Film Forum, Pure Yoga, Equinox and Club H.