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An Evening in Paris with Circle Theatre

Enjoy Dinner and a Show: Dinner At the Historic Cherie Inn & Don’t Dress For DinnerEvening in Paris

Friday June 13, 2014
~seating for dinner starts at 5:30 pm

**Reservations Required


Balsamic marinated fresh asparagus with Brie cheese and mixed greens

A combination plate of Chicken Cordon Bleu with Bayonne ham and Gruyére cheese and a 2 ounce Beef Tenderloin topped with a burgundy wine sauce served with garlic mashed potatoes and a fresh vegetable.

French silk cheesecake with fresh black berries

Price includes three course dinner and beverage as well as two tickets to Friday June 13 evening’s show @ 7:30 pm (includes tax, but not gratuity)

Circle Theatre Season Ticket holders $70
General Admission $110

… coupons, groupons or discounts for this special event

**For reservations please contact the Circle Theatre Box Office, call us at (616) 456-6656 or order online at

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Donate Now Help Circle Theatre Kick Off Their Summer Season

Circle Theatre Circle Theatre is presently requesting donations through indiegogo to kick off their Summer Concert Series. Here’s some information from the site:


This annual Circle Celebrates Kick Off is what puts our summer season into motion. Circle Celebrates is really our annual fundraiser that allows us to bring you extraordinary theatre that you will have a chance to see during the rest of the season. The more we can raise during this concert experience, the better our product will be all season long. We are asking you to help us cover the cost of this concert so we can put all revenue from it into bringing you quality entertainment all season long.

For more information visit:

What We Need & What You Get

The breakdown:

  • We are asking you for $4950 to cover the cost of lighting, sound, projections, musician fees, director fees, and audience hospitality.
  • Depending on your contribution, perks will include: A free ticket to the event, 2014 summer concert tickets, 2014 Main Stage summer flex passes, a Circle Theatre t-shirt, and a backstage tour of the theatre! Please email with your shirt details. See the perks section for more information.

Go over to indiegogo now and donate now! (There is a lot more information on the site about donation perks on the site.)


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“Save Grey Gardens!” Actors’ Theatre Gala on May 1

Actors gala invite 2014

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April 5, 2014 · 8:19 pm

Save Grey Gardens Gala: May 1

GG Gala

Please join us for this year’s fundraising event!

Ms. Edith Bouvier Beale and Ms.”Little” Edie Beale along with Actors’ Theatre cordially invite you to “SAVE GREY GARDENS!”

The gala is May 1, 2014 from 6:30-9:00pm

Since the Grey Gardens estate is not currently safe for visitors, the gala will be held at the brand new
Rockford Construction headquarters in downtown Grand Rapids located at 601 First Street.

Attire for the event is business casualwith Bouvier attitude.
As Big Edie told Little Edie, “Don’t get excited, just put the damn thing on!”
Want to attend in true Bouvier attire? Best costume will win a prize!

The evening’s events will include: live and silent auctions, live performances around the Bouvier family grand piano, complimentary food and beverages, various games and photo opportunities!

*There may also be a sneak peek at Actors’ 2014-2015 Season line-up!*

Tickets are $35 for one, $60 for couples, and $20 for students (with proof of ID) IN ADVANCE.
At the door, tickets increase to $45 for one, $70 for couples, and $25 for students.

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Mardi Gras Celebration at Fountain Street Church

Fountain Sreet From Fountain Street Church:

Join us for Fountain Street’s very first Mardi Gras Celebration & Fundraiser! This fundraiser will be held for Fountain Street Church, with a portion of our profits going to our partner, The Grand Rapids Red Project, to support their efforts in educating our community on the reality of HIV/AIDS.

Beat the cold with an evening filled with New Orleans-inspired Food, wine, beer, beads, beignets, and lively entertainment! You will get to enjoy a silent auction, complimentary photos, and musical performances by the Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra, Hawks & Owls String Band, The New Revival Jazz Band, and Kelly Carey! Stay for the Grand Finale featuring some very fabulous, marvelous, dazzling, and glamorous entertainers!

If you cannot come yourself, please consider purchasing a ticket for someone who may not be able to afford their own!

A ticket includes two drinks!

Location and ticket information:

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)

Fountain Street Church
24 Fountain St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Purchase tickets at: Eventbrite
Get more information at Fountain Street Church’s Facebook event

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