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EVENING PROGRAM & AUCTION GUIDE

SEPTEMBER 11, 2011 Benefitting Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF


THANK YOU TI C K E T PATRONS Harriett Lake John and Rita Lowndes Ken and Trisha Margeson Frank Santos and Dan Dantin Ron and Pat Strasberg Garritt and Debbi Toohey University of Central Florida Foundation UCF Office of Academic Affairs

2 0 1 1 G A L A C OMMI TTEE Patrick Anderson Ingrid Cordell Chris Jones Erin F. Lasser Rita Lowndes Paula Manchester Barry Miller Stephanie Dang Murphy Deborah Nelson Janice Celestino Pinuela Priscilla Rose Frank Santos, Auction Chair Jeannine Starr Kara Steiner Debbi Toohey, Tastings Chair Pat Strasberg, Gala Chair The Orlando Shakespeare Theater extends its warmest thanks to all Gala participants for their generosity.


SCHEDULE TA STI NGS & S I L E N T AUC TI ON Portrait photography by Brian Pepper Candid photography by Brion Price 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. ____

O P E N I N G REMARKS & L I V E AUC TI ON Margeson Theater 7:00 p.m. ____

S N E A K PREV I EW The Importance of Being Earnest Margeson Theater 7:30 p.m. ____

D E S S E R T, C HAMPAGNE & C OF F EE 8:00 p.m.


TASTINGS ARTHUR’S CATERING Pumpkin and Cashew Curry over Basmati Rice with Fresh Onion Naan ____ BUBBALOU’S BODACIOUS BBQ Sliced Brisket Sliders and BBQ Sundaes ____ HEMISPHERES-HYATT REGENCY ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette, Compressed Strawberries, and Reggiano Parmesan Cheese Poached Vanilla Shrimp, Vanilla Bean Butter, Manchego Cheese ____ MING COURT Spring Rolls, Golden Chicken Dumplings, and Shrimp Cakes ____ ROSEN CENTRE Lamb Chops, Roasted Asparagus and Horseradish Mashed Potatoes ____ ROSEN SHINGLE CREEK Baby Heirloom Tomato Salad Cups Tuscan Olives, Fresh Basil Calamatta Olive Oil Spaghetti Squash Pomadoro, Grilled Vegetables, Roasted Peppers, Parmesan Crisps Piciolone Olive and Rosemary Breadsticks


TASTINGS TOMMY BAHAMA’S RESTAURANT & BAR Ahi Tuna Tacos: Wonton Shell, Sesame Chipotle Dressing, Asian Slaw, Wasabi-lime Infused Avocado Malted Chocolate Pie Minis: Chocolate Cookie Crust, Mocha Mousse, English Toffee Crumbles ____ GODIVA Assorted Chocolates ____ SEASONS 52 Assorted Mini Indulgences ____ BARNIE’S COFFEE KITCHEN Coffee and Assorted Desserts ____ WINE AND CHAMPAGNE Provided by CrushTank.com Kastania Proprietors Reserve, Crop Syrah, Saxon Brown “Parmelee Hill Vineyard” Pinot Noir, Relic Viognier, Roederer Estate Sparkling Wine, Saxon Brown “Durell Vineyard” Chardonnay ____ WATER vitaminwater© and vitaminwaterZERO© ____ FLOWERS Jones Interiors, Inc. ____ MUSIC UCF Jazz Chamber Group featuring Jeff Rupert


LIVE AUCTION VIETNAM FANTASY VACATION

Incredible trip to Vietnam, which includes two round-trip businessclass tickets and a nine-day stay at the top-tiered properties of Six Senses Resorts and Spas. ____ LONG WEEKEND GETAWAY TO NEW YORK CITY

Four nights in a New York City condo on 52nd & 8th courtesy of Barry Miller and Kenny Howard; includes round-trip business-class tickets for two from Orlando to NYC. ____ ORLANDO MAGIC AMWAY SKYBOX EXPERIENCE

Exclusive access to a Skybox at the Amway Center for a Magic Game with light snacks and soft drinks for you and your guests!


SILENT AUCTION THE ATE R , M U S EUMS, MUSI C & MOR E •

Dinner and the Movies: 10 film vouchers to Enzian Theater and a gift certificate for dinner at Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

Dinner and the Theater in Downtown Orlando: Two tickets to Mad Cow Theatre, six passes for Sak Comedy Lab, and a gift certificate for dinner at Hue

Broadway in Orlando: Two tickets and an invitation to the opening night cast party for La Cage Aux Folles, courtesy of Florida Theatrical Association, and a gift certificate to Citrus

Bach Festival Set: Two vouchers for the Bach Festival Society, Bach Choir “Sing Ye O’ Heavens” CD and the 75th anniversary book set

WP Playhouse and the Pig: Two tickets for the 2011-2012 season at the Winter Park Playhouse and a four-course Chef ’s Tasting for four (with wine pairings) at The Ravenous Pig

A Night Out in Seminole: Gift certificate for Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Café and four VIP tickets to Hoooowl for the Arts: Casino Night courtesy of Seminole Cultural Arts Council

Christmas with the Arts: Four general admission tickets to Council of 101’s Festival of Trees at OMA, two tickets to the One Man Production of A Christmas Carol courtesy of Southern Winds Theatre, and two tickets to Dickens by Candlelight at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts courtesy of RSC Productions

Tons of Fun in Winter Park: Family membership to Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens, two 2011-2012 season tickets for Annie Russell Theatre, and a gift card for Shipyard Emporium

Winter Garden Theatre: Two tickets to Beth Marshall Presents’ “The Diviners” and two adult tickets for Garden Theatre’s 2011-2012 season

Theatre UCF: Set of four tickets for Theatre UCF’s 2011-2012 season, Tibby’s New Orlean’s Kitchen gift certificate and t-shirts, and a gift certificate for Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill

Super Pass to Fringe: Super Pass for the 21st Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival and a gift certificate for TAPS Beer & Wine Eatery

Grass Roots Arts Package: Two tickets for the 2011-2012 season of Greater Orlando Actors Theatre (GOAT) and a gift certificate for Dandelion Communitea Café

More Grass Roots Arts: Two tickets for the 2011-2012 season of Empty Spaces Theatre Company and a gift certificate for Virgin Olive Market


SILENT AUCTION THE ATE R , M U S EUMS, MUSI C & MOR E •

OPO and Enzo’s: Four Silver Tickets to Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and a gift certificate to Enzo’s Restaurant on the Lake

Now Playing at the Plaza: Four tickets to the Plaza ‘Live’ Theater

Night Out at Valencia: Two 2011-2012 Valencia Character Company season tickets and a gift certificate for Amigos Original Tex Mex

Loch Haven Package: Family pack for Orlando Repertory Theatre and a family membership for Orlando Science Center

Tea and the Round Table: Super Comp for the 2011-2012 season of Playwrights’ Round Table, Inc. and a gift certificate for Infusion Tea

Dinner and a Show at Shakes: Two tickets to a 2011-2012 Signature Series show at Orlando Shakes and a gift certificate for White Wolf Café

The Artist in You Package: Gift certificate for All Fired Up and a gift certificate towards a class or workshop at Crealde School of Art

Leu Gardens Package: One household membership for Harry P. Leu Gardens and four Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra (FSYO) Gold Subscriptions for the 2011-2012 season

Art and Brio: Family membership for Art and History Museums of Maitland and a gift certificate for Brio in Winter Park Village

Morse Museum Package: Four passes to the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and an orchid basket from Ginny’s Orchids

Cornell Museum Package: Six passes to Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College and a Winter Park Historical Association basket with membership

Loch Haven Museum Package: Family membership for Mennello Museum of American Art and a family membership for Orlando Museum of Art

E A T, D R I N K AND B E MERRY •

Corporate Dining Package: Four dozen bagels from Einstein Bros Bagels, catering package for 25 people from Earl of Sandwich, and membership to Citrus Club

Cooking class for two at Roy’s Restaurant

Food basket and gift certificate from The Fresh Market

Gift certificate for The Palm Orlando


SILENT AUCTION E A T, D R I N K AND B E MERRY •

Private wine tasting for 20 at Total Wine & More

Free admission, two free drinks and a buffet for 100 guests at Howl at the Moon

VIP dinner for 10 at Park Plaza Gardens

Gift certificate for Buca di Beppo

Gift certificate for Bubbalou’s Bodacious Bar-B-Que

Olive Garden gift set (2x)

Gift certificate for Hillstone Restaurant

Bucket of sweets from Sassafras Sweet Shoppe

Gift certificate to RanGetsu Restaurant

Dinner with Scott Joseph at a Rosen Hotel and Resort restaurant and a copy of Scott Joseph’s Orlando Restaurant Guide

Basket of assorted fine wines

Gourmet gift basket from Heather McPherson and the Orlando Sentinel Test Kitchen

Gift basket of natural and organic foods from Whole Foods Market

Five-course dinner for four at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

E NTE R TA I N MENT & OUTI NGS •

Le Cirque in Style: Two tickets to Cirque de Soleil at the UCF Arena courtesy of University of Central Florida with towncar transportation courtesy of Mears Transportation

UCF Knight’s Game in the President’s Box: Two tickets to the President’s Box for a UCF football game with a monogrammed cooler bag from Leisa Lovely Designs

Enzian Basket: Evening for two at Enzian Theater with a basket of gourmet foods from Fran’s Specialty Foods

Family Outing to SeaWorld: Bistro gourmet for four at Oerther Foods McDonald’s with four combo tickets to SeaWorld and Aquatica for 14 consecutive days


SILENT AUCTION E NTE R TA I N MENT & OUTI NGS •

Adventure Outings: $50.00 off of a guided kayak tour for two from Central Florida Nature Adventures, trainer for a day at Gatorland, and four admission tickets to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

Four Champs Sports Bowl tickets (December 29, 2011) courtesy of Florida Citrus Sports

Tea and Shakespeare: Basket from the Harry & Jackie Pappas Gift Shop courtesy of the OST Guild with an in-store presentation and tasting for up to eight guests at The Olde Cup and Saucer

Four 45-minute private dance lessons at Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Two day-passes to the 2012 Arnold Palmer Invitational

Full-day (9 hour) excursion of your choice aboard the Willie Nelson Party Bus with driver Brian Phillips and hostess Pam Phillips

Italian cooking class for six at Whole Foods Market

The Best Birthday EVER: Twenty tickets to a 2011-2012 TYA Show (Miss Nelson is Missing or Charlotte’s Web), use of the Patron’s Room for a children’s party (featuring Orlando Shakes actors) and a Butterfly Dreams Party Start Up Basket with gift card

Family History Center Package: Orange County Regional History Center family membership and gift certificate to Pei Wei

Acting and Improv Package: One-day all-access Orlando Improv Festival pass and tuition for one Adult Acting Class with Anne Hering at Orlando Shakes

Greens fees good for one foursome at the Victoria Hills Golf Club

A R TW O R K & MERC HANDI SE •

Hand-crafted sterling silver earrings from the Republic of Niger donated by Ten Thousand Villages

Pashmina and gift certificate courtesy of Scott Laurent

Style Package: Two coastal guest towels plus one wood box with shell lid from DeVanes and a certificate to Ginger - Styles for Women

Gift card and merchandise from Track Shack Running Store


SILENT AUCTION A R TW O R K & MERC HANDI SE •

Guadeloupe flower tote from Madagascar, Bison bone necklace from India and Pakistani tie-die scarf from Bajalia Global Gallery

Hand-Crafted Package: Handmade wood-turned objects created by Stuart A. Lilie - Central FL Woodturners and a hand-blended custom spices basket from the Spice and Tea Exchange

Vera Bradley travel bag from Resort Apparel & Gifts

Gift certificate toward a necklace from Gay Harrison Hand-Crafted Couture Jewelry

Gift certificate to the Mall at Millenia

David Yurman Smokey Quartz and Diamond Wheaton cuff bracelet

Orrefors “Gates” limited edition crystal bowl donated by the Ginsburg Family Foundation

Spider Agate Jewelry Set by Buxton Designs, Ltd.

Swarovski Pearl Jewelry Set by Buxton Designs, Ltd.

Triple Strand Red Shell Pearls by Buxton Designs, Ltd.

Jura-Capresso digital coffee maker/grinder and gift set from Barnie’s Coffee Kitchen

Cartier belt from The Paper Shop

Original Patricia Zalisko painting

Original John Wolfe sculpture

Basketball signed by JJ Redick of the Orlando Magic courtesy of Deborah and Arne Nelson

Original hand-drawn Mike Peters cartoon - Peanuts from Grimmy.com

Original hand-drawn Mike Peters cartoon - Stoned Crabs from Grimmy.com

Original hand-drawn Mike Peters cartoon - J. Jones from Grimmy.com

Original hand-drawn Mike Peters cartoon - Jim Berry from Grimmy.com

Original hand-drawn Mike Peters cartoon - Old Navy from Grimmy.com

Memories of Shakes: Orlando Shakespeare Theater backstage tour and two Shakespeare-themed memory bears handmade by Memory Bears Forever


SILENT AUCTION A R TW O R K & MERC HANDI SE •

Lily and LaBella Gift Set: Lilly Pulitzer memory board & iPhone case and fine intimate apparel gift certificate from LaBella Intimates

Two cat pillows and party animal dog print from The Doggie Door

Commemorative Snoopy coin and America’s First Silver Dollar piece courtesy of Jean F. Schultz & Flying Ace

Authenticated Tiger Woods autographed golf pin flag from the ETW Corporation

Hand-drawn costume study created by Orlando Shakespeare Theater designer Jack Smith

Hand-crafted ladies derby hat created by Orlando Shakespeare Theater designer Jack Smith and the OST Costume Shop

Gift certificate towards a custom piece from Stephanie Albertson Jewelry

Gift basket from Flemings Prime Steakhouse and Grill

Original 6 x 8” matted photograph by UCF Student Tania Tenorio

Autographed 8 x 10” photo of Jameer Nelson of the Orlando Magic

P E R S O NAL SERV I C ES •

Fit and Trim Package: Mini-facial and haircut and style from J. Bauman Salon and one-month unlimited fitness classes at barre54

Four 20-minute one-on-one personal training sessions courtesy of Elite Strength & Fitness

Two hours of personal organizing with Bryant Organizing Solutions (2x)

$200 certificate for auto detailing by Teph Seal Auto Appearance (2x)

Portrait session and canvas wall portrait by Raymond Mertens Photography

Four photofacials from Sajune Medical Center

Special Delivery: Orlando Sentinel 6-month subscription with first issue hand-delivered by Commander Coconut along with a piece of pie from The Dessert Lady

Gift certificate towards a European facial from Beau Visage Skin Care at Mondi Salon


SILENT AUCTION P E R S O NAL SERV I C ES •

One family portrait session at Cape Canaveral courtesy of Cason Photography

One family portrait session at Lake Eola courtesy of Cason Photography

One family portrait session at Leu Gardens courtesy of Cason Photography

Space rental at The Gallery at Interlachen

Complete dermatological body scan by Francille MacFarland, MD

Gift certificate good for a two-hour Christmas design service for one room donated by Jones Interiors, Inc.

Gift certificate good for professional installation of wallcovering donated by Jones Interiors, Inc.

Guerlin cosmetic and fragrance basket with a champagne makeover for four donated by Neiman Marcus

Pet-themed gift basket with pet products and a certificate for weekend “in-home” care for your cat or dog courtesy of Animal Companion Pet Care (2x)

Three-month family membership to the Winter Park YMCA Family Center, including joiner’s fee

G E TAW AY S •

Naples Resort Getaway with Golf: Two-night stay in deluxe accommodations with buffet breakfast for two each morning and one 18-hole round of golf for two at The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club

Hard Rock and The Rosen Package: Gift card to be used at any corporate Hard Rock Café, two-night stay at The Rosen Centre Hotel and a gift certificate for Everglades compliments of Rosen Hotels and Resorts

Mission Inn Resort Getaway with Golf: Two-night stay in a one-bedroom suite for two, one round of golf with a cart for two and a dinner credit in the El Conquistador Restaurant at The Mission Inn Resort & Club

Dining Package: Dinner for six at Planet Hollywood and a gift certificate to La Coquina Brunch at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

One-night stay at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort in a water view room with eight one-day Park-Hopper passes, accompanied by a Disney-themed table-top clock


SILENT AUCTION G E TAW AY S •

Sleuthing and The Rosen Centre Package: Two Tickets to Sleuths Mystery Dinner Show, two-night Stay at The Rosen Plaza and a gift certificate for Jack’s Place courtesy of Rosen Hotels and Resorts

Waldorf and Shula’s Steakhouse Package: One-night stay and two 50-minute massages at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando and a gift certificate for Shula’s Steakhouse

Blue Man Group Excursion: Two-night stay in a garden view room at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel along with a Mama Della’s gift certificate courtesy of Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, and two Blue Man Group tickets courtesy of Universal Orlando Resort

Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes Resort and Spa Package: One-night in deluxe accommodations and a gift certificate for two spa services at the RitzCarlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

VIP curator-led backstage tour and two tickets to Carnegie Hall in NYC

Peabody Hotel Resort and Spa Package: One-night stay, dinner for two at Napa and a gift certificate toward a spa or fitness service at the Peabody Hotel Orlando

Two-bedroom condo stay for seven nights at a Westgate Resort in the Continental U.S. courtesy of Westgate Resorts

Weekend getaway in Crystal River at the Holiday Inn Express Crystal River

Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas Getaway: Three days, two nights at the Ritz-Carlton Club in St. Thomas donated by Danielle and Robert Steenbergh

Central Florida Zoo Escape: Gift basket from the Central Florida Zoological Park with a two-day, one-night stay at Westin Hotel Lake Mary

Tennis Anyone? Package: Two-night stay from March 27-29, 2012 at Doubletree Grand Hotel Biscayne Bay and two 100 level tickets to the Sony Ericsson Open

Hilton Orlando Resort and Spa Package: One-night stay at the Hilton Orlando, dinner for two at Spencer’s, and a gift certificate to the Hilton Orlando Spa


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