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Dec. 1 – World AIDS Day Memorial and Celebration

World AIDS Day Memorial and Celebration

Actors’ Theatre is very proud to be a part of the World AIDS Day event being held at Fountain Street Church, presented by the Red Project, on Monday, December 1st at 7pm.

Actors’ family members, Ellie Frances, Jolene Frankey, Gary Gramer, Jane DeYoung, Rob Karel, Dylan Harris, Jennifer Jelsema and Todd Wilki, will be performing a few brief scenes from The Normal Heart and The Destiny of Me – both written by Larry Kramer and singing some great musical pieces such as: Hear My Song (Songs for a New World), No One Is Alone (Into The Woods) and True Colors (Cyndi Lauper).

Click here for the Red Project’s Facebook event page for more information on the World AIDS Day event.

We hope you can make it!

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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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Actors’ Theatre Grand Award Nominations

Grand AwardsActors’ Theatre would like to congratulate all the nominees of this year’s Grand Awards! It was another great year for theatre. You can see a complete list on the Grand Awards Facebook page.

We are honored and proud to receive the following nominations for Actors’ Theatre productions:

Supporting Actor in a Musical: Kyle Los, Next to Normal
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Duncan McCargar, Next to Normal
Lead Actor in a Musical: Larry Young, Next to Normal
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Maggie Nye, Next to Normal
Lead Actress in a Musical: Kelly Carey, Next to Normal
Director of a Musical: Fred Sebulske, Next to Normal
Scenic Design: Christian Poquette, Next to Normal
Lighting Design: Catherine Dreher, Next to Normal
Musical Direction: Scott Patrick Bell, Next to Normal
Choreography: Jolene Frankey, Next to Normal
Musical Production: Next to Normal
Supporting Actor: Andrew McClelland, Looking for Normal
Lead Actor: Jim Cantrell, A Steady Rain
Lead Actor: Todd Lewis, A Steady Rain
Lead Actor: Craig Hammerlind, Looking for Normal
Supporting Actress: Kitty Carrico Carpenter, Looking for Normal
Lead Actress: Samantha Gauthier, Looking for Normal
Lead Actress: Rena Dam, Nadia
Director: Jeralyn Pinsky, A Steady Rain
Director: Fred Sebulske, Looking for Normal
Production: A Steady Rain
Production: Looking for Normal
Production: Nadia

Photo credit: Dave Kagan, Sensitography — with Jim Cantrell and Todd Lewis at Actors' Theatre Grand Rapids

“A Steady Rain” Photo credit: Dave Kagan, Sensitography — with Jim Cantrell and Todd Lewis at Actors’ Theatre Grand Rapids

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Spotlight Gala – Special Ticket Price Ends Tomorrow!

Join Actors’ Theatre on May 2,2013 at 6:30PM for our 2013 Spotlight Gala honoring Tom Kaechele and Amy Osborn Kaechele for their ongoing dedication and stewardship to Actors’ Theatre.

HURRY! ONE DAY left on this Special Ticket Price:

$40/person or $70/couple*  (Advance offer, Exp. 4/25/13)

$50/person (at the door)

*Includes buffet dinner, beer/wine bar & entertainment.

atgr gala


More information can be found and tickets can be purchased at the Actors’ Theatre website.

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