The American Repertory Theater announced today the details for the A.R.T.'s third annual Valentine's Gala to be held at The Hotel Revere, 200 Stuart Street, Boston.
Under the leadership of Dina Selkoe of Karmaloop, 2013 Gala Chair, the A.R. T. is planning an evening of spectacle and up-close theater magic on Monday, February 11, 2013.
The evening will begin at 5:30pm with a Benefactor Cocktail Party, followed by dinner provided by MAX Ultimate Foods. Entertainment will include special performances by celebrated A.R.T. luminaries, as well as a sneak preview performance from Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna (coming to Boston in the spring of 2014), directed by Diane Paulus, A.R.T. Artistic Director. The evening will also include an exclusive auction of theater packages to New York, Las Vegas and London, as well as dessert and dancing.
The A.R.T. will honor John Douglas Thompson, critically acclaimed stage and film actor with deep roots with the A.R.T. with the annual Robert Brustein Award. Linda Nathan, founding headmaster of Boston Arts Academy and internationally recognized leader in education reform, will receive the A.R.T. Angel Award; and Donald Ware, A.R.T. Board Chairman, longtime friend and advisor to the theater will also be recognized.
The American Repertory Theater at Harvard University is dedicated to expanding the boundaries of theater. Proceeds from the 3rd Annual Valentine's Gala will help support the theater's artistic programming as well as expand its Education and Community Programs. Through subsidized tickets to world-class productions, mentoring opportunities, innovative theater workshops, artist talks, and more, the A.R.T. is dedicated to expanding the community's engagement with great theater. Individual supporter tickets begin at $500. Full table sponsorship packages are available. Newbury Comics is a corporate sponsor of the 2013 Valentine's Gala. Additional corporate sponsorship opportunities are available.