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Announcing the 2018 Benefit Live Auction!

 

To bid on live auction lots, reserve your tickets by clicking here or by calling 773.244.8119.


 

LIVE AUCTION LOT #1: GO CUBS GO!

 

Grab a front-row seat for all the action at the friendly confines. You and 3 friends will sit behind the dugout – watch out for foul balls! Relive the glory of 2016 with an authentic print plate, courtesy of the Chicago Tribune, featuring Anthony Rizzo on the front page issue celebrating the Cubs World Series win. Hey hey Chicago, whaddya say?





     
 

LIVE AUCTION LOT #2: DINNER WITH DRAMA AND A DRAMATIC VIEW

 

Board Member Karen Randolph and her husband Bill Linden invite you, and 9 of your friends, to a dinner party with breathtaking views of Chicago. Producing Artistic Director Nick Sandys will be in attendance to add sparkle to an already delightful evening! Karen and Bill’s 23rd floor condo overlooks Millennium Park and boasts not one, but TWO balconies. The dinner party will include cocktails, appetizers, dinner and dessert

 

 
 

 

 
 

LIVE AUCTION LOT #3: COCKTAIL PARTY WITH HIGGINS AND PICKERING

 

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have cocktails with Henry Higgins or Col. Pickering from Pygmalion?  Wonder no more! Higgins and Pickering, that is, Producing Artistic Director Nick Sandys and Core Ensemble Peter Davis, arrive at your home in character to entertain 10 guests. Nick whips up his famous cocktails to keep conversation flowing – and they may perform a scene or two from the Shaw classic. Not to be missed for any theatre-fan!

 

 
 

 

 
 

LIVE AUCTION LOT #4: LUNCH IN A PRAIRIE GARDEN WITH BILL KURTIS DONNA LaPIETRA

 

Join TV journalist Bill Kurtis and producer Donna LaPietra on an exclusive tour and lunch at Mettawa Manor. Your visit for eight guests begins with wine on the terrace followed by lunch and a guided tour of the expansive 65-acre estate. View ornamental gardens, prairie, woodlands, wetlands, and sample “Bill’s Bees” honey! A gift bag of autographed books and garden goodies will complete the visit.

 

 
 

 

 
 

LIVE AUCTION LOT #5: TINY BITES AND PIE-FLIGHT SOCIAL

 

Enjoy a sweet and scrumptious afternoon for 12 guests right in your home with treats and sweets prepared by Core Ensemble Members Annabel Armour and Eliza Stoughton.  Enjoy delicious pies hand-crafted by Eliza, whose pie-making skills will leave your tastebuds happy, and snack on finger sandwiches whipped up by Annabel. While you and your guests delight in delectable treats, Annabel and Eliza will perform a dramatic reading of an epicurean-themed piece of theatre or literature. It’s a most marvelous afternoon!

 

 
 

 

 
 

LIVE AUCTION LOT #6: WAIT WAIT, I'M A VIP!

 

Better listen up – this amazing package is no bluff!  Enjoy two VIP tickets to a taping on the NPR favorite Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me with seats in the first three rows of the Chase Bank Theatre.  Legendary anchorman Bill Kurtis gives you a one of a kind personalized voice message recording just for your voicemail or answering machine! Classy! Your package also includes a tour of the WBEZ office and studio and $100 to enjoy a delicious meal after all that thinking!

 

 

 

 

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