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8 An Evening of Dance with Lawrence Ewing Value: $ Priceless Starting Bid: $ 250 Donor: F. Lawrence Ewing Want a chance to learn about dance history, hang out with one of our favorite Lamplighters, and dance the night away? Here’s your

opportunity! Lawrence Ewing will answer all your questions about the evolution of your favorite dance forms and teach you and a small group of your friends how to Waltz (or Swing) around the room. This will be your perfect dance experience—a Q&A/group discussion, a lecture/demonstration or a lesson in your home...whatever you choose, it’ll be magic!

9 An Ensemble of Lamplighters at your Event Value: $ 625 Starting Bid: $ 300 Donor: Lamplighters Music Theatre Imagine hosting a party for family and friends and having an ensemble of these incredible voices perform a 30-minute set of Gilbert &

Sullivan favorites! Date and time to be scheduled by mutual convenience.

10 Lamplighters Orchestra String Quartet at your event Value: $ 625 Starting Bid: $ 300 Donor: Lamplighters Orchestra Bring your next party to life with the magic of live entertainment! Four Lamplighter Orchestra members will come to your home to

perform for one hour as a string quartet. This is the perfect entertainment for any special occasion! Date and time to be scheduled by mutual convenience.

11 Lamplighters Orchestra Brass Ensemble at Your Event Value: $ 625 Starting Bid: $ 300 Donor: Lamplighters Orchestra Bring your next party to life with the magic of live entertainment! Lamplighter Orchestra members will come to your home to perform

for one hour as a brass trio or quartet. This is the perfect entertainment for any special occasion! Date and time to be scheduled by mutual convenience.

12 Walk-on Role in the Lamplighters award-winning production of Princess Ida, Winter 2013 Value: $ Priceless Starting Bid: $ 500 Donor: Lamplighters Music Theatre OK, admit it. Haven’t you always secretly wanted to appear onstage with your favorite Lamplighters? This season’s Princess Ida in

January/February 2013 needs YOU for a walk-on role. This is Barbara Heroux’s production which swept all the awards at the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Buxton, England! You’ll be one of the cast on stage in full costume and makeup, and you’ll experience life backstage with the rest of the actors. Choose your venue (Walnut Creek, San Francisco, Livermore or Mountain View) and performance (excluding opening night). It’s the thrill of a lifetime!

13 Framed Costume Rendering by Melissa Wortman - Original design from The Sorcerer, 1996 Value: $ Priceless Starting Bid: $ 200 Donor: Melissa Wortman / Jan Brown A piece of Lamplighter history, this original rendering, by the one and only amazing Melissa Wortman, is from our 1996 production of

The Sorcerer. Built for Jean Marie Perchalski in the original production, this “Flirty Maid” will grace your wall. Beautifully framed by our own Jan Brown.

performance and a pair of commemorative champagne glasses!

14 Lamplighters 60th Anniversary Basket Value: $ 100 Starting Bid: $ 50 Donor: Lamplighters Music Theatre A gift basket with a fun selection of items celebrating the Lamplighters’ 60th Anniversary including a voucher for a DVD of tonight’s 15 Framed G&S Players Cigarette Cards Value: $ 250 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Patricia Lange / Jan Brown Own a bit of G&S history! A collection of 40 Players Cigarette Cards issued in the 1920s and depicting Gilbert and Sullivan charac

ters. Professionally set in two frames by the talented Jan Brown. These two sets were originally purchased in England in 1988 and they are the very last ones we have!

Silent Auction Items The following pages contain lists of most of the fabulous items we have for you to bid on (we may have added a few at the last minute), as well as an instruction guide for those new to the process. If you arrived late and missed the first round of silent bidding, don’t worry, these items will still be up for grabs during the intermission. Happy bidding!


Auction Instructions

❖❖ One hour before curtain all participants are invited to bid on items by writing his/her bid number and bid amount on the sheet. The items are grouped by category and posted on tables around the lobby of the Herbst Theatre. ❖❖ Please carefully check the minimum bid amount and the minimum bid increment. If the minimum bid increment is not followed, those bids will not be accepted. ❖❖ During the intermission, you will have an opportunity to check and refresh your bids on all the Silent Auction items. The tables will close simultaneously at the end of intermission and the last bid will be considered final. ❖❖ Successful bidders will receive a printed report of all their purchases.

PAYMENT AND PICKU P

❖❖ While you are enjoying the second act, final bids will be tallied. ❖❖ Please pay for your items before the end of the evening. All auction items will be available in the lobby for payment and pickup after the performance and before heading up for the dinner. Just present yourself at the registration table where you first checked in and received your bid number. Checks, cash or credit cards will be accepted.

Raffle: $2.00 per ticket, or $20 for an arm’s length

The raffle tickets are being sold by students of Summer Music West, the program co-sponsored by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and The Lamplighters that teaches students aged 10 to 18 the wonders of Gilbert & Sullivan for two weeks each summer. The winning raffle tickets will be pulled just before the beginning of the second act.

Acknowledgements

The Lamplighters would like to thank the dozens of people and businesses that donated items to the fundraising auction. And we would especially like to thank YOU, our loyal audience, for your continued support for the past 60 years. Auction Manager Auction Co-Chairs Auction Committee Ronit LeMon Drobey Jim MacIlvaine Sara Hurd Leontyne Mbele-Mbong Kristen Jones Phil Lowery Kathryn Fox Ma Auction Registrar Summer Music West Lisa May Laurie Bennett Director: Ellen Kerrigan Kelcey Poe Costumer: Willa Anderson Kelly Powers Coordinator: Lisa May Arie Singer

ESCAPES 1 Family Portrait by world-renowned Bradford with stay at the 5-Diamond, 5-Star Ritz-Carlton Resort in Palm Beach Value: $5,500 Starting Bid: $ 500 Donor: Bradford Portraits Have your family personally photographed by world-renowned Bradford Portraits at his luxurious studio located on the famous Worth Avenue (the Rodeo Drive of Florida) in Palm Beach. Package includes portrait session plus 20” wall portrait on canvas with lavish artistry. Complete your adventure with an overnight stay at the breathtaking 5-Star, 5-Diamond Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach - one of only three 5-Star, 5-Diamond resorts in Florida. (Airfare not included.) Not planning a trip to Florida? What an amazing gift to give to a loved one on the East Coast!!

2 Three Nights at a Gorgeous Retreat on the Truckee River Value: $1,500 Starting Bid: $ 500 Donor: Dr. and Mrs. John Weigen & Dr. and Mrs. Noel Thompson This is a dream Tahoe vacation! In this stunning setting on the Truckee River, your three-night weekend stay will be a true escape for you and family or friends. The home accommodates 10-12 people with four double beds and four single beds. Two decks, a hot tub and a guest house are some of the highlights of this mountain retreat. Smell the mountain air and feel the calm! Major Holidays are excluded.

3 Inverness Getaway for an Entire Week! Value: $1,000 Starting Bid: $ 400 Donor: Connie Barnett This beautiful house is located in “Old Inverness” on the Mesa—for those familiar, three houses from where Manka’s Restaurant was

located. “Abergeldie” is a two bedroom (one double/two twins) and one bath house with a large living room with TV & videos and a large deck facing north. While there are neighbors, the home provides a feeling of being alone in the woods. You will be within walk ing distance of the small Inverness Village & the closest swimming beach on Tomales Bay where several excellent restaurants are located. Hike the trails of Inverness and Tomales Bay or Point Reyes National Seashore. Or relax with a good book, play board games and enjoy the comforts of “home.” Subject to availability; not available most holiday weekends or between June 15 and Sep. 15. The best weather is usually during September and October.

4 Swim with Dolphins in Orlando with unlimited admission to Sea World, three nights lodging and airfare for two Value: $3,650 Starting Bid: $2,200 Donor: Charity Happenings Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive tropical getaway and the only place to experience the most exciting animal encounters the world has

to offer. Swim with dolphins and feel the mysterious, inspiring connection that draws you in and holds you captivated. Don a mask and snorkel in The Grand Reef, a breathtaking underwater world teeming with thousands of exotic tropical fish and graceful rays. Take time to enjoy the songs and vibrant colors of birds from all over the world in the Explorer’s Aviary. Unlimited admission to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica, for up to 14 consecutive days is also included with your Discovery Cove package, as well as coach airfare for 2 on American Airlines and a three-night stay at any of three Hyatt Hotels in Orlando, subject to availability. This package has it all!

5 Two Nights in a delightful Russian River Cottage Value: $ 350 Starting Bid: $ 200 Donor: Joanna Heinrichs Two nights in a fully-equipped one-bedroom house (sleeps up to six) in beautiful downtown Guerneville. Close to shopping, dining,

two blocks from the River and beach and about 30 minutes from the coast. Alexander Valley, Korbel Winery and others within easy reach. Note: not handicapped accessible.

6 Four nights at the Hyatt High Sierra Lodge in Tahoe - April 16-20 (Tues-Sat) Value: $1,886 Starting Bid: $ 900 Donor: Phil Lowery Spend a glorious 5 days (April 16-20, 2013) at the Hyatt Sierra Lodge, a Hyatt Vacations Club Resort, in Incline Village, Nevada

(North Lake Tahoe). This luxurious 2BR/2BA condo (master suite includes King bed and whirlpool bath) and can comfortably accommodate up to eight people. The condo includes a full kitchen, laundry in unit, natural gas fireplace and a dining room. Enjoy a quiet, serene vacation, or take advantage of Lake Tahoe’s many outdoor activities. The condo is close to skiing, hiking, boating, golf, spas and fine dining -- all you need for a mountain high.

7 Two tickets to the Experience Tour at Hearst Castle Value: $ 50 Starting Bid: $ 25 Donor: Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument Admission for 2 to the Experience Tour, including a daytime grand rooms tour of Hearst Castle and screening of the National

Geographic Theater movie “Building the Dream”.


Auction Instructions

❖❖ One hour before curtain all participants are invited to bid on items by writing his/her bid number and bid amount on the sheet. The items are grouped by category and posted on tables around the lobby of the Herbst Theatre. ❖❖ Please carefully check the minimum bid amount and the minimum bid increment. If the minimum bid increment is not followed, those bids will not be accepted. ❖❖ During the intermission, you will have an opportunity to check and refresh your bids on all the Silent Auction items. The tables will close simultaneously at the end of intermission and the last bid will be considered final. ❖❖ Successful bidders will receive a printed report of all their purchases.

PAYMENT AND PICKU P

❖❖ While you are enjoying the second act, final bids will be tallied. ❖❖ Please pay for your items before the end of the evening. All auction items will be available in the lobby for payment and pickup after the performance and before heading up for the dinner. Just present yourself at the registration table where you first checked in and received your bid number. Checks, cash or credit cards will be accepted.

Raffle: $2.00 per ticket, or $20 for an arm’s length

The raffle tickets are being sold by students of Summer Music West, the program co-sponsored by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and The Lamplighters that teaches students aged 10 to 18 the wonders of Gilbert & Sullivan for two weeks each summer. The winning raffle tickets will be pulled just before the beginning of the second act.

Acknowledgements

The Lamplighters would like to thank the dozens of people and businesses that donated items to the fundraising auction. And we would especially like to thank YOU, our loyal audience, for your continued support for the past 60 years. Auction Manager Auction Co-Chairs Auction Committee Ronit LeMon Drobey Jim MacIlvaine Sara Hurd Leontyne Mbele-Mbong Kristen Jones Phil Lowery Kathryn Fox Ma Auction Registrar Summer Music West Lisa May Laurie Bennett Director: Ellen Kerrigan Kelcey Poe Costumer: Willa Anderson Kelly Powers Coordinator: Lisa May Arie Singer

ESCAPES 1 Family Portrait by world-renowned Bradford with stay at the 5-Diamond, 5-Star Ritz-Carlton Resort in Palm Beach Value: $5,500 Starting Bid: $ 500 Donor: Bradford Portraits Have your family personally photographed by world-renowned Bradford Portraits at his luxurious studio located on the famous Worth Avenue (the Rodeo Drive of Florida) in Palm Beach. Package includes portrait session plus 20” wall portrait on canvas with lavish artistry. Complete your adventure with an overnight stay at the breathtaking 5-Star, 5-Diamond Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach - one of only three 5-Star, 5-Diamond resorts in Florida. (Airfare not included.) Not planning a trip to Florida? What an amazing gift to give to a loved one on the East Coast!!

2 Three Nights at a Gorgeous Retreat on the Truckee River Value: $1,500 Starting Bid: $ 500 Donor: Dr. and Mrs. John Weigen & Dr. and Mrs. Noel Thompson This is a dream Tahoe vacation! In this stunning setting on the Truckee River, your three-night weekend stay will be a true escape for you and family or friends. The home accommodates 10-12 people with four double beds and four single beds. Two decks, a hot tub and a guest house are some of the highlights of this mountain retreat. Smell the mountain air and feel the calm! Major Holidays are excluded.

3 Inverness Getaway for an Entire Week! Value: $1,000 Starting Bid: $ 400 Donor: Connie Barnett This beautiful house is located in “Old Inverness” on the Mesa—for those familiar, three houses from where Manka’s Restaurant was

located. “Abergeldie” is a two bedroom (one double/two twins) and one bath house with a large living room with TV & videos and a large deck facing north. While there are neighbors, the home provides a feeling of being alone in the woods. You will be within walk ing distance of the small Inverness Village & the closest swimming beach on Tomales Bay where several excellent restaurants are located. Hike the trails of Inverness and Tomales Bay or Point Reyes National Seashore. Or relax with a good book, play board games and enjoy the comforts of “home.” Subject to availability; not available most holiday weekends or between June 15 and Sep. 15. The best weather is usually during September and October.

4 Swim with Dolphins in Orlando with unlimited admission to Sea World, three nights lodging and airfare for two Value: $3,650 Starting Bid: $2,200 Donor: Charity Happenings Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive tropical getaway and the only place to experience the most exciting animal encounters the world has

to offer. Swim with dolphins and feel the mysterious, inspiring connection that draws you in and holds you captivated. Don a mask and snorkel in The Grand Reef, a breathtaking underwater world teeming with thousands of exotic tropical fish and graceful rays. Take time to enjoy the songs and vibrant colors of birds from all over the world in the Explorer’s Aviary. Unlimited admission to SeaWorld Orlando and Aquatica, for up to 14 consecutive days is also included with your Discovery Cove package, as well as coach airfare for 2 on American Airlines and a three-night stay at any of three Hyatt Hotels in Orlando, subject to availability. This package has it all!

5 Two Nights in a delightful Russian River Cottage Value: $ 350 Starting Bid: $ 200 Donor: Joanna Heinrichs Two nights in a fully-equipped one-bedroom house (sleeps up to six) in beautiful downtown Guerneville. Close to shopping, dining,

two blocks from the River and beach and about 30 minutes from the coast. Alexander Valley, Korbel Winery and others within easy reach. Note: not handicapped accessible.

6 Four nights at the Hyatt High Sierra Lodge in Tahoe - April 16-20 (Tues-Sat) Value: $1,886 Starting Bid: $ 900 Donor: Phil Lowery Spend a glorious 5 days (April 16-20, 2013) at the Hyatt Sierra Lodge, a Hyatt Vacations Club Resort, in Incline Village, Nevada

(North Lake Tahoe). This luxurious 2BR/2BA condo (master suite includes King bed and whirlpool bath) and can comfortably accommodate up to eight people. The condo includes a full kitchen, laundry in unit, natural gas fireplace and a dining room. Enjoy a quiet, serene vacation, or take advantage of Lake Tahoe’s many outdoor activities. The condo is close to skiing, hiking, boating, golf, spas and fine dining -- all you need for a mountain high.

7 Two tickets to the Experience Tour at Hearst Castle Value: $ 50 Starting Bid: $ 25 Donor: Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument Admission for 2 to the Experience Tour, including a daytime grand rooms tour of Hearst Castle and screening of the National

Geographic Theater movie “Building the Dream”.


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8 An Evening of Dance with Lawrence Ewing Value: $ Priceless Starting Bid: $ 250 Donor: F. Lawrence Ewing Want a chance to learn about dance history, hang out with one of our favorite Lamplighters, and dance the night away? Here’s your

opportunity! Lawrence Ewing will answer all your questions about the evolution of your favorite dance forms and teach you and a small group of your friends how to Waltz (or Swing) around the room. This will be your perfect dance experience—a Q&A/group discussion, a lecture/demonstration or a lesson in your home...whatever you choose, it’ll be magic!

9 An Ensemble of Lamplighters at your Event Value: $ 625 Starting Bid: $ 300 Donor: Lamplighters Music Theatre Imagine hosting a party for family and friends and having an ensemble of these incredible voices perform a 30-minute set of Gilbert &

Sullivan favorites! Date and time to be scheduled by mutual convenience.

10 Lamplighters Orchestra String Quartet at your event Value: $ 625 Starting Bid: $ 300 Donor: Lamplighters Orchestra Bring your next party to life with the magic of live entertainment! Four Lamplighter Orchestra members will come to your home to

perform for one hour as a string quartet. This is the perfect entertainment for any special occasion! Date and time to be scheduled by mutual convenience.

11 Lamplighters Orchestra Brass Ensemble at Your Event Value: $ 625 Starting Bid: $ 300 Donor: Lamplighters Orchestra Bring your next party to life with the magic of live entertainment! Lamplighter Orchestra members will come to your home to perform

for one hour as a brass trio or quartet. This is the perfect entertainment for any special occasion! Date and time to be scheduled by mutual convenience.

12 Walk-on Role in the Lamplighters award-winning production of Princess Ida, Winter 2013 Value: $ Priceless Starting Bid: $ 500 Donor: Lamplighters Music Theatre OK, admit it. Haven’t you always secretly wanted to appear onstage with your favorite Lamplighters? This season’s Princess Ida in

January/February 2013 needs YOU for a walk-on role. This is Barbara Heroux’s production which swept all the awards at the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Buxton, England! You’ll be one of the cast on stage in full costume and makeup, and you’ll experience life backstage with the rest of the actors. Choose your venue (Walnut Creek, San Francisco, Livermore or Mountain View) and performance (excluding opening night). It’s the thrill of a lifetime!

13 Framed Costume Rendering by Melissa Wortman - Original design from The Sorcerer, 1996 Value: $ Priceless Starting Bid: $ 200 Donor: Melissa Wortman / Jan Brown A piece of Lamplighter history, this original rendering, by the one and only amazing Melissa Wortman, is from our 1996 production of

The Sorcerer. Built for Jean Marie Perchalski in the original production, this “Flirty Maid” will grace your wall. Beautifully framed by our own Jan Brown.

performance and a pair of commemorative champagne glasses!

14 Lamplighters 60th Anniversary Basket Value: $ 100 Starting Bid: $ 50 Donor: Lamplighters Music Theatre A gift basket with a fun selection of items celebrating the Lamplighters’ 60th Anniversary including a voucher for a DVD of tonight’s 15 Framed G&S Players Cigarette Cards Value: $ 250 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Patricia Lange / Jan Brown Own a bit of G&S history! A collection of 40 Players Cigarette Cards issued in the 1920s and depicting Gilbert and Sullivan charac

ters. Professionally set in two frames by the talented Jan Brown. These two sets were originally purchased in England in 1988 and they are the very last ones we have!

Silent Auction Items The following pages contain lists of most of the fabulous items we have for you to bid on (we may have added a few at the last minute), as well as an instruction guide for those new to the process. If you arrived late and missed the first round of silent bidding, don’t worry, these items will still be up for grabs during the intermission. Happy bidding!


Coming Up Next:

Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek January 25 - 27, 2013 925-943-7469 • lesherartscenter.org

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF February 1- 3, 2013

A 20-year-old treaty states that Princess Ida and Prince Hilarion are to marry when they come of age. That time has come, but Ida refuses to honor a commitment made on her behalf when she was an infant, and has gone off to the country to start a women’s university. There she teaches an interesting variation on Darwin’s theory: that man -- not woman, just man -- is descended from apes, and is thus inferior to woman. The Prince, on the other hand, is an unabashed romantic, and decides to woo Ida and win her love. He and two friends make their way to the university, where they disguise themselves as women in order to enroll and get close to her…

16 Will Connolly’s Guitar Value: $ Priceless Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Paul Connolly Beloved Lamplighter Will Connelly who made us laugh on stge and off, purchased this guitar meaning to learn to play it. Fast forward

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17 One two-hour Feng Shui Consultation with Diana Zamudio from Eco 6 Design Value: $ 250 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Eco 6 Design, Jane Regan These award-winning designers specialize in eco-friendly designs, aging-in-place kitchens and baths, and Feng Shui consultations. Have

415-978-2787 • ybca.org

10 or 12 years, he never did learn, but maybe you can pick up where he left off. This Yamaha CG-160S, built in 1975, has been lovingly cared for and resides in a structured Fender zippered case, along with an extra set of strings and winder crank. It is offered by Paul Connolly, Will’s brother, with all proceeds to benefit Lamplighters. We know it would make Will happy to know that someone who loved the Lamps as much as he did, will get great joy from this instrument.

them come to your home and work with you for optimum placement of mirrors, furniture, plants, etc. to make the most of your lifestyle.

18 Two hours of Consultation on your Garden with Landscape Gardener Alex Shafer Value: $ 200 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Alex Shafer Take advantage of Landscape Gardener extraordinaire, Lamplighter Alex Shafer, for a two-hour consultation about your garden. With

Bankhead Theater, Livermore February 9 - 10, 2013

925-373-6800 • bankheadtheater.org

Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts February 16 - 17, 2013 650-903-6000 • mvcpa.com

over twenty years experience as a general gardener and designer, Alex is the perfect person to consult about plant selection, irrigation design and repair, conservation and winter pruning. He’s also an expert on roses! Whatever your garden needs, Alex can help.

19 Two 45-minute sessions of career and transition coaching by Wild Goose Journeys Value: $ 450 Starting Bid: $ 150 Donor: Bonnie Halford Bonnie Halford, owner of Wild Goose Journeys, will coach you through your career and transition questions. Bonnie is a former

Lamplighter and a fantastic coach. She has worked with over 1,000 clients…including many Lamplighters!

20 Autographed copy of David Burkhart’s book Earthquake Days, The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake & Fire in 3-D Value: $ 35 Starting Bid: $ 20 Donor: David Burkhart A copy of Earthquake Days: The 1906 Earthquake and Fire in 3-D to grace your home—autographed by the author David Burkhart.

This coffee-table book brings to life 1906 San Francisco with stereo images before, during, and after the historic earthquake and fire—accompanied by first-hand accounts, newspaper articles, maps and lithographs. This book is sure to become an important part of your collection.

When you’re in love you just want to share the joy so Alexis hires a sorcerer to spike the punch at his engagement party with a love potion. It doesn’t work out so well … except for those of us who love Gilbert’s humor and Sullivan’s melodies! This jewel box production brings the wonderful Lamplighters Orchestra onstage and showcases Melissa Wortman’s gorgeous costumes.

Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek March 16, 2013 925-943-7469 • lesherartscenter.org

Herbst Theater, San Francisco March 23 - 24, 2013

415-392-4400 • cityboxoffice.com

21 “Facade Ocre” - limited edition framed lithograph by French artist Jean-Daniel Bouvard Value: $ 600 Starting Bid: $ 250 Donor: Carmen Hermida / Jan Brown Moody and evocative, this original limited-edition lithograph by French artist Jean-Daniel Bouvard will look perfect on your wall.

A student of architecture, Bouvard reflects: “My training in architecture provided me with a very strong influence for the understanding of the space, the construction of the painting, and what is to me the most important thing—the light. I learned about the laws of harmony, color and perspective, and the combination of light and shadow to create moods.” Bouvard is the winner of the 1991 Prix Paul-Louis Weiller from the Institut de France, and the winner of the 1995 Gabriel Oliver Award from the illustrious Monaco Foundation. Professionally framed by Lamplighter Jan Brown.

22 Two Complete Place Settings of 1920’s Haviland China in “Yale” Pattern Value: $ 200 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Richard Pryor You can spot a Haviland-Limoges piece from across the room! This is a complete seven-piece place setting for two from the Haviland

Limoges “Yale” pattern dating from around 1920. The design is simple, yet elegant, with the branches, leaves and berries providing just enough color to enhance, but not overpower. Framing the leaves and berries is a band of gold and wine design to the outer rim of each piece. Set includes two of each; dinner plate, salad plate, bread plate, sauce place, soup bowl, and cup and saucer.


23 Custom crossword puzzle by famed New York Times Crossword Author Steven Ginzburg! Value: $ Priceless Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Steven Ginzburg Let Steven Ginzburg--famed New York Times Crossword Author--design a custom 15 x 15 crossword puzzle for your next birthday,

anniversary or holiday.

24 Great Dickens Christmas Fair Basket Value: $ 200 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: The Great Dickens Christmas Fair / Kathryn Fox Ma Grab your tickets and step back in time to Charles Dickens Victorian London. Learn to dance at Fezziwig’s; meet Scrooge, Marley’s

Ghost, David Copperfield, Miss Havisham and many other characters, including Mr. Dickens himself. Many current and past Lamplighters perform at the Dickens Fair. This is a holiday experience like no other! Enjoy other Dickensian treats in your basket, including a vintage sterling silver cameo.

LESSONS 25 Two one-hour Voice Lessons from Baker Peeples Value: $ 200 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Baker Peeples Baker Peeples, Resident Music Director and Conductor of the Lamplighters, has portrayed almost all the G&S tenor leads, and is

willing to share some of his vast knowledge with you. If you’re looking for insights into the Gilbert & Sullivan repertoire, and the way it’s supposed to be done, Baker’s lessons are for you.

26 Voice lesson with “Sweet Spot Music and Wellness,” Jane Erwin Hammett in her Alameda Studio Value: $ 80 Starting Bid: $ 40 Donor: Sweet Spot Music and Wellness, Jane Erwin Hammett Learn the principles of alignment, breath, and vowel to free the voice from unwanted tension and release your true sound. A veteran

Bay Area educator, director, and stage performer, Jane has toured with such renowned productions such as Phantom of the Opera. She currently teaches voice at Sonoma State University and musical theater at A.C.T.

If You Want To Know Who We Are: The primary mission of Lamplighters Music Theatre is to present high quality and distinctive productions of classic music theatre, especially the works of Gilbert & Sullivan, for a diverse audience of people of all ages, and to promote understanding and appreciation for a repertoire that occupies the middle ground between popular theatre and classical music and grand opera. As part of our mission, we endeavor to create a theatre company that: ❖ Showcases the talents of San Francisco Bay Area performers, directors, designers and theatre artisans, assisting in the advancement of professional careers. ❖ Provides performance and training opportunities in the unique style of classic music theatre for professional singers and actors as well as emerging artists and young performers. ❖ Promotes access to and appreciation for Gilbert & Sullivan through youth training programs, school programs and other forms of educational and community outreach. Founded in 1952, The Lamplighters are recognized as one of the top Gilbert & Sullivan companies in the world. Our repertoire includes all the surviving works of these creative geniuses, as well as a select group of comic operas and classic musicals of equivalent musical and literary quality, such as My Fair Lady, The Merry Widow, and Candide. Critically acclaimed artistic successes for The Lamplighters include honors for Best Production and Best Director at the International Gilbert & Sullivan Festival in Buxton, England and local awards in nearly every performance, direction, and design category. The hallmarks of a Lamplighters production are lavish costumes and sets, live orchestra, excellent comic acting, and gorgeous unamplified singing that showcases the beauty and purity of the human voice.

27 One Year’s Tai Chi Morning Workout at Fort Mason with Zach Ma Value: $ 800 Starting Bid: $ 400 Donor: Zach Ma Zach Ma’s Tai Chi Morning workout at Fort Mason offers small, intimate classes, and one-on-one coaching for all levels. Learn the

Art of the Fan, Chi Gung, Push Hands and Meditation from this popular, award-winning teacher. One year of lessons can help you achieve better balance, improve your sleep, reduce stress, and even lower your blood pressure. Included is a martial arts fan.

28 Three one-hour Acting Coaching Sessions with Shelley Lynn Johnson, Acting Coach for Singers Value: $ 195 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Shelley Lynn Johnson, Acting for Singers Learn to perform the songs you love to sing, and make the transition from studying technique to performing with confidence on

stage. You will work on techniques of acting and stage presence, movement, focus, and analysis of music and text. Prepare for auditions or do some in-depth character work on a specific role.

29 Two Singing Lessons for the Fearful by Julia Norton (San Rafael) Value: $ 150 Starting Bid: $ 75 Donor: Julia Norton Julia Norton, VMTR, is an award-winning singer, teacher and composer. She is the former Director of the International Association for

Voice Movement Therapy. Julia offers therapeutic voice work for singers and non-singers alike, asking them to keep in mind that, “Your voice is an instrument. Your stories are your songs. To sing fully and freely is to understand that singing makes you the ‘player’ and the ‘instrument’. It involves your whole body and can feel effortless. Singing is fueled by your emotional connection to your song and yourself.”

30 Private Lemon Meringue Pie-Making Session with Matt Callahan for up to 20 people Value: $ Priceless Starting Bid: $ 200 Donor: Matthew Callahan Lemon Meringue Pie Baking Lesson with the amazing (now award-winning Filmmaker!) Matt Callahan! Bidding was hot last year so

don’t miss your chance. Matt will come to your home with all the necessary ingredients and equipment to teach you the art of the Callahan family’s “Magic Lemon Meringue Pie” recipe. Homemade crust, filling and the incredible meringue all prepared right before your very eyes with witty commentary to boot—be prepared for a hilarious afternoon or evening! You supply the oven and Matt will take care of the rest. Matt will provide enough pies to feed up to 20 assembled pie fiends!

SAN FRANCISCO WAR MEMORIAL & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER HERBST THEATRE

Owned and operated by the City and County of San Francisco through the Board of Trustees of the War Memorial of San Francisco. The Honorable Edwin M. Lee, Mayor TRUSTEES Charlotte Mailliard Shultz, President MajGen J. Michael Myatt, USMC (Ret.), Vice President Wilkes Bashford Nancy H. Bechtle Belva Davis Thomas E. Horn Claude M. Jarman, Jr. Mrs. George R. Moscone Paul F. Pelosi James W. Stafford Diane B. Wilsey Elizabeth Murray, Managing Director Jennifer E. Norris, Assistant Managing Director


David & Barbara Dobrinen - In Honor of Scott Hayes Richard Dorman Peter & Anne Duffield Glen M. Duncan Elizabeth Durst Philip & Jean Eastman Grace & Terry Edinboro Barbara & Leslie Edwards José Eguia Dan Eisenstein Lisa Eldredge Gerry Elliott John Elliott John Epperson - In Memory of Bill Kaplan Laurie Feldman Ruth M. Finkelstein Beata & Leo Fitzpatrick George Fleming Giles C. Floyd, MD Chris Focht & Janet Parker James & Louise Frankel Elizabeth Waldman Frazier & Richard Frazier In Loving Memory of Mandy Frazier Bill & Joyce Frey Joyce Friedman - In Honor of Ted Savetnick Lee & Marvin Friedman Alison C. Fuller Janet Gabrielson Michele Garside Sandra Gilbert - In Memory of Elliot L. Gilbert Louise Gill David Gilson Judy & Tom Gorman Alice L. Graham Joel Greene Mr. & Mrs. David F. Gross Roz & Seth Haber James & Roberta Hadley Frank & Susan Hartdegen Joanna Henrichs Daniel Hersh Joanne Howard David S. Hugle Thomas Humphrey Leigh Hurst Doug & Debbie Jalen Richard & Christine Jeffers John J. Jeffry - In Memory of William Kaplan Kari & Dean Johnson Robert & Kathleen Kaiser Shirley Kalgaard Monroe Kanouse Joanne Kay - In Honor of Barbara Heroux David Kell Mary Kelley Neva Kesselring David Kirby Arne & Margo Kirkewoog James Kleinrath, D.D.S. Joseph & Jeanne Klems James & Susan Knauer John & Marilyn Knowles David & Sandra Knudson Douglas Kyle Philip M. Lally Michael Lamm Almon E. Larsh, Jr. Ann Lawson Robert & Anne Layzer Richard Ledon Jack Leibman Drs. Hilary Jon Lerner & Yuriria Sara Lobato Daniel & Eilat Levitan - In Honor of Talia Levitan Dennis Lickteig & Will Giammona Mark W. Lieu Mrs. Bonnie L. Lindahl Carol Lloyd

William A. & Carol D. Loden Antonia Lozon Dorothea R. Lyman Adrian & Ann Mac Nab Gail MacLeish Christine Macomber Mario & Linda Mandy Bret Mannon Marjorie March J.H. & J.G. Margolis Ron Masker Ted Matley Leontyne Mbele-Mbong Joseph & Holly McMahon Dennis & Susan McQuaid In Honor of the Lamplighters’ 60th David Meders Carol Michelsen Way Rebecca Miller Millipore Corporation Patricia Minger Ruth Moran Ruby Moreno Mike & Sharon Morris Martha & Bill Moses Joanna Moss Wallace A. Myers Nancy J. Newman & Mark Walstrom James & Mary Nielsen Eleanor M. Norberg Delia I. O’Hara & Herbert G. Johnson Lynn & Roy Oakley Tyler Ochoa & Karin Carter Bonnie & Stephen Okonek Adrienne and Jay Oliff - In Honor of Jesse M. Levy Eugene Onopko - In Memory of Sylvia Onopko Ron & Fran Oremland Paul & Kirby Ortiz de Montellano Mr. & Mrs. E. James Owens Nancy & Steve Ozard Patricia Pallas Peter Parham David & Carla Parkinson- In Memory of William S. Kaplan Kurt Patzner & Carla Picchi Richard H. Peeples Neil & Elsa Pering Roger Pierson - In Memory of Dario Montoya John Plytnick Linda Polsby - In Memory of Nelson W. Polsby Lon Poole Fred & Judy Porta Romulus B. Portwood Linden Press - In Memory of Will Connolly Qualcomm Charitable Foundation Mr. & Mrs. D.H. Quinn, Jr. Bill Ralph - In Memory of Pamela & Irwin Ralph David Ratner Paul & Kay Regan George & Diana Rhinebeck H. Leonard Richardson In Memory of Adrian D. McNamara Patrick & Marti Ritto Mr. James Ross Willard & Marcia Ross Andrew Rudiak Rudy & Barbara Ruppenstein Patrick J. Russell Robert Ryon Gordon T. Sakaue & Betty J. Fisher Don & Peggy Satterlee Robert J. Schermer Colin & Cecile Schlesinger Jon Schmidt David & Harriett Schnur John & Lucy Schoening - In Memory of Wilson Conner David Schweisguth & Penny Chua Renee M. Shepherd

Robert Shultz - In Memory of Will Connolly Sally Shunsky-Hernandez Britta Singer J. Donald Smith Pat Smith - In Memory of Bill Kerr Kristine Soorian Dr. Arthur Sorkin Samuel D. Sparck Bill & Anne Spencer Leonard & Rita Sperry Andrew & Patt Spiros - In Memory of Gilbert Russak Jane Standing - In Honor of Barry Standing Dr. & Mrs. Monty C. Stanford Anita Stapen & Richard Granberg Arthur Steffen Christa & Chester Stegman D. F. Stevens Mr. & Mrs. David T. Styles Carol & James P. Sullivan, Jr. Chas & Sue Sutton Jeffrey Swanger & Catherine White Peta & Tom Swidler Chris Thomson Karen Ho & Wayne Torigoe Susanne Trowbridge & Joseph Mallon Meri Henriques Vahl Sarah Vardigans Liz & Ben Velichko Anne Virgadamo - In Honor of Frank Virgadamo Arthur & Susan Walenta Carl & Florence Weber Dr. & Mrs. Eli Weil Daniel & Louise Weiler Arlin Weinberger Marlene Weiner Patricia H. Wheeler Ron & Melanie Wilensky Jay Williams & Holly Holter Cheryl & Steve Wilske - In Honor of Norman Gibbons & Jean Williams Kelly Winkelbauer Michael Wisper Jerry & Tina Wolsborn - In Memory of William Kaplan Dr. R. P. Yaffe Julie & Jerry Yaffee George & Elizabeth Young Jay Young Paul Zawilski Al Zemsky Sondra Zentner Mike Zimmerman Eleanor L. Zuckerman Anonymous x 6

The Snickersnee Society $99 or less

Lamplighters Music Theatre is extraordinarily grateful to all its donors. You are truly the oil in the lamp that keeps The Lamplighters shining brightly. Every gift makes a difference. Thank you! We sincerely regret any omissions or errors. Please contact Argo Thompson, Development Director at (415) 227-4797 or athompson@lamplighters.org if you wish to have a listing corrected or clarified.

31 Learn how to make two special Greek Sweets with Martha Vlahos Value: $ 300 Starting Bid: $ 160 Donor: Martha Vlahos Bring your sweet tooth and be ready for some fun! Martha Vlahos, a veteran Lamplighter since 1963, will supply all the ingredients

and the instruction to make her two favorite Greek desserts. This offering is good for four people, and you’ll each leave with a box of 20 of each sweet. Now THAT’S a sweet ending!

32 Tante Marie’s Cooking: Gift Certificate for five afternoon demonstration classes Value: $ 375 Starting Bid: $ 200 Donor: Tante Marie’s Cooking So you want to learn how to cook? Treat yourself to five afternoon demonstration classes in the techniques of French cooking, pastries

or special international dishes. Available almost all year on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. You will definitely be inspired to try these dishes at home, especially after you taste them! Printed recipes provided.

ON THE TOWN 33 Two Tickets to American Bach Soloists Performance of ’ “Messiah” at Grace Cathedral, December 22, 2012 and CD Value: $ 156 Starting Bid: $ 80 Donor: American Bach Soloists Always a sell-out, year after year, ABS’s performances of Handel’s enduring masterwork are celebrated as one of Northern California’s

most treasured holiday traditions. A superb quartet of vocal soloists and the American Bach Choir, which “sets the standard in choral singing” (SF Classical Voice) will join the period instrument specialists of American Bach Soloists under the masterful direction of Jeffrey Thomas in the breathtaking setting of Grace Cathedral. Included is a Messiah CD. Tickets must be claimed by November 15, 2012.

34 Two Tickets to Volti and CD Value: $ 75 Starting Bid: $ 35 Donor: Volti Two tickets for a glorious night out plus a CD to take the music home with you! Volti is a 20-voice chamber chorus, performing all

new, contemporary music. Adventurous, thrilling music for the voice, the whole voice and nothing but the voice. Our own Barbara Heroux is the Executive Director!

35 Four Tickets to the SF Choral Society Value: $ 132 Starting Bid: $ 60 Donor: San Francisco Choral Society Enjoy 4 tickets to any 2013 concert of San Francisco Choral Society, Robert Geary Artistic Director. Inspired by the joy of singing and

hearing choral music, the San Francisco Choral Society strives to be a premier symphonic chorus through the outstanding performance of choral masterpieces and new commissioned works. Infused with a commitment to excellence and education, our professional artistic and administrative staff, soloists, and orchestras work collaboratively with our all-volunteer auditioned singers to foster a vibrant, diverse, and interactive choral community, educate our singers and audiences, and extend our reach to youth.

36/37 Two full season subscriptions to the Gay Men’s Chorus 35th Season Value: $ 290 Starting Bid: $ 150 Donor: San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus All the joys of choral music are yours with a pair of 2012-2013 Season Tickets for the SF Gay Men’s Chorus! This sensational season

begins with the iconic “Santa Concert”—over 250 gay men in red Santa suits! It continues with “Snow White and her Merry Men” and “Harvey Milk 2013: Living the Legacy”, making this a season not to be missed.

38 2 Tickets to the San Francisco Girl’s Chorus, November 2, 2012 Concert at the Herbst with ABS & Jeffrey Thomas Value: $ 60 Starting Bid: $ 30 Donor: San Francisco Girl’s Chorus For more than 30 years, the San Francisco Girls Chorus has been recognized as one of the world’s most respected young women’s vocal

ensembles. This special program with American Bach Soloists and Jeffrey Thomas dazzles with some of the most virtuosic, technically challenging and sublime music Vivaldi wrote for the ethereal voices of his young charges. The evening begins with a pre-concert talk with novelist Barbara Quick, whose best-selling novel, Vivaldi’s Virgins evokes the era and its music.


39 Two Tickets to Diablo Ballet’s “Inside The Dancer’s Studio”, March 2, 2013 at Shadelands Arts Center, Walnut Creek Value: $ 80 Starting Bid: $ 40 Donor: Diablo Ballet Founded in 1993, Diablo Ballet is an internationally-recognized professional dance company. Consisting of ten international dancers, the Company performs fresh, original repertoire, captivating their enthusiastic audiences, and serving the community through their educational and outreach programs.

40 Two Tickets to SMUIN Ballet’s The Christmas Ballet (December 14 - 23) at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, SF Value: $ 130 Starting Bid: $ 75 Donor: Smuin Ballet Recognized for its accessible and innovative repertory, Smuin Ballet adheres to the philosophy that ballet should be a living dance form

that can engage and delight modern audiences. Critically and nationally recognized, Smuin Ballet is San Francisco’s own. Between 1995 and 2006 the company premiered over 40 works by its late founder, dance legend Michael Smuin, and has recently begun premiering works by a new generation of choreographers, drawn from Smuin Ballet’s own company of artists.

41 Four Tickets to Marin Ballet’s Nutcracker (2 adults, 2 youth/senior), Dec 8 or 9, 2012 at the Marin Center, San Rafael Value: $ 130 Starting Bid: $ 75 Donor: Marin Ballet Rich in traditions of holiday magic and lavish surprises, Marin Ballet presents a delightful adventure of childhood fantasy and beautiful

classical dance. Artfully revitalized by choreographer Julia Adam starting in 2008, Marin Ballet continues to add new elements to this cultural jewel of Marin County. Stunning sets, clever characters, intricate costuming, over 175 dancers, and a sweetly sophisticated story captivate the young-at-heart in this full-length production.

42 Two Tickets to AXIS Dance Company’s 25th Anniversary Performance, March 29 or 30, 2013, at YBCA in SF Value: $ 50 Starting Bid: $ 25 Donor: Axis Dance Company AXIS Dance Company, one of the country’s most acclaimed and innovative ensembles of performers with and without disabilities, will

change the way you think about the possibilities of the human body forever. The Company is known for its high artistic and educational standards and for cutting edge collaborations with world-renowned choreographers and composers. AXIS’s groundbreaking work inspires audiences and broadens perceptions of dance and disability. It’s a thrilling experience not to be missed!

43 Two Tickets to Mark Foehringher Dance Project SF Nutcracker Sweets, December 2012 Value: $ 50 Starting Bid: $ 25 Donor: Mark Foehringer, Dance Project | SF A special 50-minute, live music, version of the Holiday Classic especially designed for children.

44 Four VIP Tickets to Landmark Theatres Value: $ 40 Starting Bid: $ 20 Donor: Landmark Theatres Four VIP guest passes for Landmark Theatres, famous for their art and international films. Not valid if “No Pass” is advertised. Expires December 31, 2013.

45 Four VIP General Admission Passes to the Fine Arts Museums of SF (de Young or Palace of the Legion of Honor) Value: $ 40 Starting Bid: $ 20 Donor: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Art, art everywhere! Whether you use your four passes at the de Young or the Legion of Honor, or a combination of both, your senses

will be delighted by their comprehensive art collections. These museums are a true destination. Bring the whole family - children under 12 are admitted free of charge.

46 Two Tickets to the Academy of Sciences and Personal Backstage Tour! Value: $ Priceless Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Academy of Sciences / Jeff Noll Visit our favorite albino crocodile, transport yourself to distant galaxies, explore the underwater world and climb into the tree canopy

or onto the living roof at the Bay Area’s fun, informative and eco-friendly science museum. Then sneak behind the scenes for a tour with our own Jeff Noll that you will never forget!

47 Contemporary Jewish Museum Household Membership Value: $ 75 Starting Bid: $ 40 Donor: The Contemporary Jewish Museum Since its founding in 1984, the Contemporary Jewish Museum has engaged audiences of all ages and backgrounds through dynamic

exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. The Museum has distinguished itself as a welcoming place where visitors can connect with one another through dialogue and shared experiences with the arts. Your household membership will entitle you to unlimited access for two card holders and two guests.

Marilyn B. Cooper Mary E. & John Cumberpatch Peter, Shelly & Sophia de Vries Daniel Drake Drexler Estate Fund Stuart & Emily Dvorin Helene & Larry Edelman Dr. Jonathan Frisch Allen & Shirley Ginzburg Carla X. Gladstone In Support of the Gladstone Family Fund Dr. & Mrs. Marshall A. Greene Michael A. Harrison & Susan Graham Harrison Scott & Kitty Hayes Barbara Heroux & Bill Neely Wilma S. Horwitz - In Memory of Eugene Horwitz Peg & Bill Kaplan John Kaufmann - In Honor of Orva Hoskinson, June Wilkins & Gilbert P. Russak Jo Kennedy Jon W. Kirchanski In Memory of Jaymes Mark Williams Kurland Family Foundation Anon Y. Mouse Beverly & Jim Lane Marston & Anne Leigh Franklin and Virginia Lew Fred & Judith Lothrop Claire Kelm and Joe Giammarco Catey McCreary Microsoft Matching Gifts Program Judith & Walter Miller In Honor of Daniel E. Stone Katherine Miller & David Reyna Mark A. Mitchell & Shefali Rajamannar Anson & Anita Moran Robert and Berit Muh Judith Norberg Owen P. Reid Jr. - In Memory of Will Connolly Bruce & King Sams Lynn & Joan Seppala David H. Shephard Alan Jay Smith John Emery Smyth Reg & Marianne Steer Daniel E. Stone Arthur J. Sullivan - In Memory of Rose Navarra Jean Tinsley Paul Toulmin Cantor Dave Unterman & Carol Carter- In Honor of The Lamplighters Board of Trustees John & Judy Wagner Gary & Barbara Waldeck Christopher Walkey John Wallace & Ellen Rashbaum Patti & Ed White Charles Yanofsky Merla Zellerbach & Lee Munson In Honor of Helen Hilton Raiser Fritz and Susan Zimmer Anonymous

The Yeomen $250 - $499

Harry Abrams - In Memory of Bill Kaplan Berni & Esther Alder Kendall & Claire Allphin Henry & Willa Anderson David & Barbara Anger Robert Archibald Katie Bauman Ruth Beering Dr. & Mrs. Joseph Bernstein

George & Dorian Bikle Julianne Booth Knell Leone Boyle & Rod Linhares Ann & Winslow Briggs Frances Brodsky Kathleen & David Brotemarkle Ellen & Howard Brown Virginia Brown - In Memory of Norman J. Brown Thomas M. Brunner Nora-Lee & Alfred Buckingham Alison Campbell John Paul Carobus II Jim & Bente Carter The Cavin Family Gordon B. Chamberlain Barbara S. Cox Ruth Lynn Craig & Cliff Tschetter Mr. Copley Crosby Katy Daniel - In Memory of Sally H. Daniel Linda Daniel Bob Dockendorff Dave & Ada Dorn Lois Feller Arthur & Dorothy Foster Margot Fraser Fund Maureen & Don Gardner Ingrid Gillette Steven Ginzburg & Christl Denecke Bonnie & Earl Hamlin Jessie V. Heinzman - In Memory of Lewis C. Heinzman Meg Heppell Mrs. David Hodgson Peter G. Hong Dilys Jackson-Lembi - In Memory of Harold Boucher Reese & Margaret Jones In Honor of Edmond & Kathy Pelta Margo Kasdan & Martin Fiebert In Memory of Agnes Law Michael & Christine Kasman Robert S. Klein Ronald & Sharon Krauss Norman T. Larson Mr. & Ms. Paul M. Larson In Honor of the Peeples family Miriam Lewis & Douglas Mandell Deana Logan and Joseph Najpaver Mary M. Logasa Susan McCreary - In Memory of Hunter McCreary Mrs. D.J. McDaniel In Honor of The Lamplighters 1952-2012 John McGirr & Tarja Varis Sean McKenna Jananne & Mike Mead Mrs. Betsy Milano Mr. & Mrs. John Moore Rod & Freda Motto Kathleen & Bill Owen Robert & Pamala Pedrazzini Don & Judy Person K. Ned & Joanne C. Rankin Letitia Sanders & Donn Downing Will & Linda Schieber Jan Schreiber & Simone Hudson Eleanor D. Silbergh - In Honor of Michael Silbergh Michael & Deborah Sosebee Tracy & Charles Stephenson In Memory of Bill Crawford Daniel R. & Maryanne J. Stewart In Memory of John & Helen Hayes Dorothy Stivers Sing for America Foundation Dan Sullivan Nick Tarlson & Mauna Arnzen C. L. Thomas Ralph H. Thomas - In Memory of Mavis Thomas Jill R. Thompson Karen & Leon Traister In Memory of Edward & Marjorie Jones

Emmanuel Uren Frances Varnhagen Jennifer Vlahos Kessler & Gabriel Kessler Kathleen Whaley Peter & Ann Whitehead Gilbert Lyle & Ann Wiesen John R. Williams Michael L. Wirgler/Nancy Taylor David Witmer Kiyoko & Thomas Woodhouse Janet Wright Anonymous x 3

The Minstrels

$100 - $249 Jane Abraham Gay Abrams - In Memory of William Kaplan Rebecca Adams-Nestor G. L. Alexanderson Becky Anderson Diane & Ben Anderson Robert C. Anderson Alvin & Linda Arata Ross E. Armstrong Abe & Alice Aronow Bernie Aronson Andi & David Arrick Jennifer Ashworth & Chris Uzelac AT&T Foundation Charles M. Bailey, Jr. - In Honor of Monroe Kanouse Mr. & Mrs. Peter Barchuk Alvin Baum Steve Bauman Linda & Peter Baumhefner Robert S. Beach James Beatty Jeffrey Beaudoin Donald Beck Brad Bemis - In Honor of Molly Mahoney’s First Lamplighters Performance Ms. Thelma Benjamin Len & Mary Ann Benson Nancy Benson - In Memory of Mel Gladstone James Blume & Kathryn Frank Ann E. Bornstein Colleen & David Boyd Dorothy G. Boyd - In Memory of Charles S. Boyd Scott Breed Ellen & Russell Breslauer Robert E. & Agnes Chen Brown Tim & Peggy Brown Miguel Buchwald Cecile Burfeind Peter Burgess & Jill Korte Peter Buzanski - In Memory of Christie H. Buzanski George Cachianes Katherine Caddes Pat & Brad Caftel Maureen & Terry Cain James Campbell Robert M. & Laura N. Caplan Harry C. Carlson RJ Castaneda Dr. & Mrs. Jeff Causey Angela Chan Chevron Humankind Leo Chick Alice Colthurst Constantian Family Jan Crago William & Sally Daniel Phil & Suzy de Groot Margaret De Jong Joan Dedo Joni DeGabriele Nina Dickerson


Contributors To The Lamplighters

Lamplighters Music Theatre is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. Contributions listed below were received in the twelve month period ending September 24, 2012. Contributions received after that will be listed in later programs.

Lamplighters Music Theatre is sponsored in part by generous grants from:

Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund and the

Michelson Family Foundation

The Illuminators

“Oh, it’s you” Fund - In Memory of Will Connolly

Virginia Brown The Illuminators are those individuals and families who have Donna Earhart demonstrated their belief in the value of the Lamplighters for Donald Hurd future generations by making a gift to the Endowment Fund Mary J. Kelley or by including the Lamplighters in their estate plans. Franklin Lew John McGirr and Tarja Varis In Memory of Michael Avalos Virginia Menezes Tom Barrett Mr. and Mrs. D. Warner North Spencer S. Beman, III Not Quite Opera Productions Barbara L. Bessey & Kevin J. Gilmartin Melvin & Anna Brown Linden Press Dr. & Mrs. Ronald Cape & Family Owen P. Reid Jr. Bruce Carlton & Richard McCall David Rose Peter & Shelly de Vries Jill R. Thompson Joan P. Dedo Estate of David B. Felch Michael & Patricia Flynn Francis K. Geballe Charitable Trust In Memory of Read P. Gilmore $10,000+ Estate of James E. Harrold, Jr. Samuel E. De Merit Donald T. Harvey, Sr. Memorial In Memory of Ashton Bisbee Barbara E. Heroux Daniel B. Howard Grants for the Arts/ Estate of John Thomas Howell, Jr. San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund Michael C. Huckins Keith Doerge Inverlochy Foundation/Daniel E. Stone Fund Michelson Family Foundation In Memory of Lewis G. Jacobs, M.D. In Memory of Robert Kahn Drs. Martin & Corazon Sanders William and Margaret Kaplan Estate of Richard E. LeBlond, Jr. In Memory of Walter Novas In Memory of Sebastian Pallat Karl Pister and Roger Renn $5,000 - $9,999 Estate of Helen M. Pollack David & Emily Breach Estate of Lawrence W. Reinecke Gini and Philipp Frings Estate of Charles Lincoln Rose Theodore Savetnick Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation Estate of Fred Schildmacher Bob Raabe Arthur Sullivan David Spencer - In Honor of John Smyth Estate of Connie Ruth Thompson Marion & Emmett Stanton John & Martha Vlahos John & Jean Cardin Ziaja John & Martha Vlahos

The Mikados

The Pirate Kings

For information on how to make a tax-deductible gift to the Lamplighters in your will or through stocks, annuities, insurance policies or other forms of planned giving, please contact Argo Thompson, Development Director at athompson@lamplighters.org or 415-227-4797.

The Grand Dukes $2,500 - $4,999

Renard L. Garou J. Geoffrey Colton & Dana L. Gordon Edith Gladstone Charles & Ethel Hopkins Gladstone Family Fund for Artistic Excellence Paul S. Jones Lake Forest Garden Club Edith Gladstone - founding gift In Honor of John Smyth Nancy Benson The Bernard Osher Foundation Deborah Finch & Marty Isaacs Kent Rasmussen Winery Carla X. Gladstone Bernard Osher Foundation Emily Gladstone Cole & David Cole Alison & Sherman Lewis David & Rene Whitehead

In Tribute

The Major Generals $1,000 - $2,499

David & Christine Balabanian Bill Brice - In Memory of Lee & Max Brice Edith Carlston & Perry Carlston David & Lanice Clark Gretchen & John Clatworthy Ralph Countryman - In Memory of Muriel Kelley Countryman & Edith Kelley Garthwaite Robert & Kathy Dalziel Dick Drossler Phyllis Duggan F. Lawrence Ewing Deborah Finch & Marty Isaacs In Memory of Mel Gladstone Bunnie Finkelstein In Memory of Art Finkelstein Bill & Marianne Gagen Jerry D. Gere - In Memory of John P. Briske Emily Gladstone Cole & David Cole John F. Heil Charmly & Tucker Ingham Deborah & James Koenig Yvonne C. Koshland - In Memory of William A. Cyr & Daniel E. Koshland, Jr. Mr. Lorrin G. Kroska Ellen & Barry Levine Patricia Minger Jim and Marilyn Palmer Baker Peeples & Ellen Kerrigan Louise M. Pescetta Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Adrienne & Ted Savetnick Allan P. Scholl Nina D. Schwartz, M.D. - In Memory of Art Finkelstein and In Honor of Bunnie Finkelstein Konstantin Shchuka Betsy & Bob Stafford Ian Stockdale & Ruth Leibig Mark & Jan Volkert Marguerite & Gerald Wallace Rick Williams & Judith Epstein John Ziaja - In Memory of Jean Cardin Ziaja

The Baronets $500 - $999

Connie Barnett Rick & Carlene Belles Dr. Barbara L. Bessey In Memory of Kevin J. Gilmartin Patty & Joe Beyer Dennis Chase

48 Four Passes to the Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose Value: $ 48 Starting Bid: $ 20 Donor: Children’s Discovery Museum San Jose Over 28,000 square feet of interactive fun for the kids...and it’s educational too!! One of the largest museums of its kind in the nation,

CDM’s 150 interactive exhibits lead visitors to explore, understand and enjoy the world in which they live.

49 Two tickets to the Asian Art Museum PLUS two Family Passes to the Galleries at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Value: $ 60 Starting Bid: $ 30 Donor: Asian Art Museum / Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Indulge your love of beauty with two tickets to the Asian Art Museum - an experience that will that will open a world of jades, monu

ental sculptures, paintings, ceramics and much more. Round off your experience with a visit to the Yerba Buena contemporary art galleries (each pass good for four people).

Museum has something for everyone. Complete your family day out with a visit to the Yerba Buena Center’s contemporary art galleries (each gallery pass good for four people).

50 Four passes to the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco PLUS two Family Passes to the Galleries at YBCA Value: $ 68 Starting Bid: $ 30 Donor: The Cartoon Art Museum From editorial cartoons to comic books, graphic novels to anime, Sunday funnies to Saturday morning cartoons, the Cartoon Art

51 Two Berkeley Symphony premium tickets to any Berkeley Symphony Concert in Zellerbach Hall Value: $ 136 Starting Bid: $ 60 Donor: Berkeley Symphony Enjoy new and unusual classical music directed by Joan Carneiro at the Berkeley Symphony. Expires May 31, 2013.

52 Two Tickets for each of the remaining three concerts of Mission Chamber Orchestra’s 2012-13 Season in San Jose Value: $ 150 Starting Bid: $ 60 Donor: Mission Chamber Orchestra Two tickets to each of the remaining three concerts in the Mission Chamber Orchestra’s 2012-2013 season at Le Petit Trianon Theatre, San Jose. November 3, 2012, February 9, 2013 and April 27, 2013. Spirited performances of both contemporary and classical music!

53 Two tickets to Peninsula Symphony’s “Tango! With Quartet San Francisco” at the Flint Center in Cupertino Value: $ 80 Starting Bid: $ 40 Donor: Peninsula Symphony All the passion and magic of Tango comes to the stage with Quartet San Francisco (and its founder violinist Jeremy Cohen), colorful

tango dancers, and the Peninsula Symphony––all combining to an electrifying evening of classic and new tangos. January 19, 2013 at the Flint Center, Cupertino.

54 Two Tickets to any 2012-2013 concert at Music at Kohl Mansion’s 30th Anniversary Chamber Music Series Value: $ 90 Starting Bid: $ 45 Donor: Music at Kohl Mansion Two tickets to a chamber music concert of your choice during Music at Kohl’s 2012-13 30th Anniversary season. Unparalleled virtuos

ity in the intimate setting of the beautiful Kohl Mansion in Burlingame.

55 Two tickets to New Century Chamber Orchestra’s SF performance on December 15, 2012 or April 3, 2013 Value: $ 98 Starting Bid: $ 50 Donor: New Century Chamber Orchestra Experience the contagious energy, passion, and joy of the 19-piece New Century Chamber Orchestra, one of only a handful of

conductor-less ensembles in the world. With internationally-renowned violin soloist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg at the helm, the Orchestra has earned a reputation as the finest string orchestra in the nation, beloved for its on-fire, electrifying performances.

56 Two Tickets for the Symphony’s Bronfman Plays Beethoven PLUS $25 gift certificate for the Blue Muse Restaurant Value: $ 317 Starting Bid: $ 150 Donor: San Francisco Symphony Settle into your VIP Loge seats and luxuriate in the classic sounds of Beethoven with two tickets to San Francisco Symphony’s

Bronfman Plays Beethoven concert on December 7 at 8PM...the SF Symphony never disappoints! And neither does the Blue Muse. Located in the Theatre District, it features a wide array of great selections, made from only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group.


57 Two Tickets to Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Value: $ 176 Starting Bid: $ 80 Donor: David Bowes Two Section 2 tickets to San Francisco’s Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, dedicated to historically-informed performance of Baroque,

Classical and early-Romantic music on original instruments since its inception in 1981. Tickets are good for the 2012-2013 season, except for November 2012.

58 Two Orchestra seats to the Merola Opera Grand Finale, August 17, 2013 at SF Opera House and invitation for two to attend an exclusive Master Class during the summer of 2013 Value: $ 70 Starting Bid: $ 40 Donor: Merola Opera Program Half a century ago, a program began that would change the face of opera training in the United States—The Merola Opera Program.

Dedicated to forming a training center in the United States, the Merola Opera Program has successfully launched many brilliant careers in Opera. Your two tickets to the Grand Finale, showcasing young opera artists performing arias and ensembles on the War Memorial Opera House stage, accompanied by members of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, is sure to leave you inspired.

59 Four Tickets to any performance of Pocket Opera’s 2013 season & set of books written/autographed by Donald Pippin Value: $ 132 Starting Bid: $ 70 Donor: Pocket Opera Donald Pippin, the founder, director and one-man band behind Pocket Opera, has been delighting Bay Area audiences for 35 years

with his lithe, elegant versions of the operatic repertoire. Pippin brings the story to life via his nationally recognized English versions of opera libretti, in which he translates the spirit of the work rather than word by word, with complete fidelity to the composer’s musical intentions. Through the use of Pippin’s singable translations and narration, through accomplished vocalists and small chamber orchestra, Pocket Opera presents the essence of opera—affordable, accessible opera of the highest musicality for contemporary audiences. Also enjoy autographed copies of “Opera In English”, volumes 1-4, written by Donald Pippin.

60 Two Tickets to any SF Opera 2012-13 season performance PLUS a $10 gift certificate to Indigo Restaurant Value: $ 198 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: San Francisco Opera Under the leadership of Nicola Luisotti, San Francisco Opera is the second largest opera company in North America—and one of the

finest. Its mission “To present opera performances of the highest international quality available to the widest possible audiences” means that you will enjoy every moment. Start your evening off at Indigo where you can enjoy California cuisine, crafted with French techniques and Asian accents. Too much happiness!

61 Two Tickets for your choice of a select 2012-13 Bankhead Theater performance in Livermore Value: $ 108 Starting Bid: $ 50 Donor: Bankhead Theatre Enjoy a treat at one of the Lamplighters’ favorite venues––the Bankhead Theater in downtown Livermore. What a choice! Natalie

MacMaster.. Four Freshmen... Dan Zanes and Friends.. Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi... Smuin Ballet Christmas.. Willie K’s Hawaiian Christmas... A great excuse to get out!

62 Two Tickets to a 2013 season performance of Cal Shakes Value: $ 86 Starting Bid: $ 50 Donor: Cal Shakes Cal Shakes has been delighting Shakespearean fans in the Bay Area since 1976. Known for its innovative productions of classic theatre,

Cal Shakes has been revealing the stories of Shakespeare with an immediacy born of intellectual rigor and emotional honesty. (Tues, Wed, Thurs evening or Sat matinee performances only)

63 Four Tickets to any A.C.T. preview performance and a $25 gift certificate to Anzu Restaurant Value: $ 245 Starting Bid: $ 120 Donor: A.C.T. Enjoy another groundbreaking A.C.T. season with 4 tickets to any Preview performance at the A.C.T. Theater, Hastings Studio

Theater, The Costume Shop, or Theater at the Children’s Creativity Museum. Before the show try dinner at Anzu. Located on the second level of the transcendent Hotel Nikko, the Euro-Japanese cuisine of Anzu is a sublime synergy of the East and the West. Critically acclaimed Chef Barney Brown has transformed the menu into an innovative blend of Japanese and European influences using unique ingredients with masterful technique.

64 Two Tickets to any performance of Aurora Theatre’s 2012-13 season Value: $ 100 Starting Bid: $ 50 Donor: Aurora Theatre Aurora Theatre Company provides a nurturing environment for theatre artists and artisans to produce and develop plays that place a

high value on substance, intelligence, and craft. Your two tickets to any show in the 2012-2013 season give you access to thoughtprovoking work that shines in an intimate setting. Excludes opening nights.

Numbers

Who Sings It?

Lyrics by:

The Lamplighters Orchestra Celestia, Gilbert and Sullivan Sullivan and Gilbert Sailors, Sisters, Cousins, and Aunts Josephine and Ralph Rose and Robin Lord Chancellor, Mountararat and Tolloller Pooh-Bah, Ko-Ko and Pish-Tush Hilarion, Cyril and Florian Ralph, Boatswain’s Mate, Carpenter’s Mate and Ensemble Witches, Polonius and Macbeth Miranda and Viola Ensemble Lola Doctor and Hospital Staff

J. Geoffrey Colton J. Geoffrey Colton W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert Barbara Heroux W. S. Gilbert; Jane Erwin Hammett Barbara Heroux Cary Ann Rosko J. Geoffrey Colton

Three little nurses Three hags

Christopher Walkey Raymond R. Coshow

Three Rhinemaidens

Gilbert Russak; Barbara Heroux

Three Kelly boys

Jill Thompson

John the Baptist, Salome and Herod

Barbara Heroux

Brick Trowel

Mike Dederian

Werewolf rapper with the Undead Chorus

W.S. Gilbert; Arrangement: Tyler Colton

Sullivan and Gilbert Orva Hoskinson as Bunthorne

Jonathan Spencer W.S. Gilbert

June Wilkins as Lady Jane

W.S. Gilbert

Gilbert Russak as Ko-Ko (with Marcia Hunt as Katisha) Jack Point and Elsie Maynard Princess Ida, Prince Hilarion, Cyril and Florian Sir Joseph Porter Ensemble

W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert W.S. Gilbert William Shakespeare; Barbara Heroux

Lola, Celestia, Gilbert, Sullivan & Ensemble Jennifer Ashworth & Ensemble

Barbara Heroux Chris Uzelac


Gala Song Title Overture 1. Never mind the why and wherefore 2. You understand? I really don’t 3. Sir Joseph’s barge is seen/Gaily tripping 4. Refrain, audacious tar 5. I know a youth 6. If you go in 7. I am so proud 8. I am a maiden 9. A British tar 10. Be bloody, bold and resolute 11. Poor wand’ring one 12. Act One Finale 13. I’ve no regrets 14. This is the very model of a modern general hospital (from 1983 Gala - Major General Hospital) 15a. Three little nurses (from 2005 Gala - The Da Vinci Coda) 15b. Three weird and ugly hags are we (from 1992 Gala Rosencrantz & Guildenstern’s Excellent Adventure) 15c. Three little maids auf Rhine (from 1985 Gala - A Star is Born/The Ring of the Nederlander) 15d. Three little outlaw boys are we (from 1989 Gala - The Ballad of Buttercup Gap) 16. My eyes are fully open (from 1994 Gala - Lights, Camera, Murder) 17. If you give me your attention (from 1994 Gala - Lights, Camera, Murder 18. When the night wind howls and hip-hops (from 2010 Gala - You Can’t Bite City Hall) 19. Old boy, you may take it from me 20. Video - Am I alone and unobserved/If you’re anxious for to shine (Patience 1975) 21. Video - Sad is that woman’s lot/Silvered is the raven hair (Patience 1975) 22. Video - Willow, tit-willow (The Mikado 1982) 23. I have a song to sing, O! 24. The world is but a broken toy 25. When I was a lad 26. If we shadows have offended (from 1992 Gala - Rosencrantz & Guildenstern’s Excellent Adventure) 27. The threatened cloud has passed away 28. The Champagne Song

Musical

Original Title and Show

Overture, Iolanthe Never mind the why and wherefore, H.M.S. Pinafore You understand? I think I do, Ruddygore Sir Joseph’s barge is seen/Gaily tripping, H.M.S. Pinafore Refrain, audacious tar, H.M.S. Pinafore I know a youth, Ruddygore If you go in, Iolanthe I am so proud, The Mikado I am a maiden, Princess Ida A British tar, H.M.S. Pinafore Then one of us will be a queen, The Gondoliers Poor wand’ring one, The Pirates of Penzance Hail the bride of seventeen summers, Ruddygore Were I thy bride, The Yeomen of the Guard I am the very model of a modern Major-General, The Pirates of Penzance Three little maids, The Mikado

65 Two VIP Tickets to a 42nd Street Moon performance, 20th Anniversary Season (except Sunday matinee performances) Value: $ 150 Starting Bid: $ 75 Donor: 42nd Street Moon 42nd Street Moon celebrates and preserves the art and spirit of the American Musical Theatre by presenting intimately produced

performances of classic and rarely performed musical works. You get two premium seat tickets...and a glass of wine each...to a mainstage show in the remainder of the 2012-2013 season. Choose from works by Alan J. Lerner, Burton Lane and Joseph Stein, Rodgers & Hart, Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh and Neil Simon and more!

is now Italy. It’s the year 1520 and, led by their local Guild of Fools, villagers are preparing for a great annual feast and holiday pageant that will mark the end of the old year and the birth of the new. With the sun, moon and stars in delicate balance, and three Fools in charge of the transition to the New Year, what could possibly go wrong? This year’s Christmas Revels will be a truly celestial celebration!

66 Four Tickets to California Revels’ The Christmas Revels, December 7, 2012 at the Oakland Scottish Rite Theater Value: $ 160 Starting Bid: $ 80 Donor: California Revels The 27th annual Christmas Revels finds travelers from all over Europe streaming through the small Adriatic town of Prosecco, in what

67 Two Tickets to almost any performance of Berkeley Rep’s 2012/2013 season Value: $ 110 Starting Bid: $ 50 Donor: Berkeley Rep Berkeley Repertory Theatre is known for its core values of imagination and excellence, as well as its educated and adventurous audience.

Welcoming both emerging and established artists, it has helped many plays on their way to Broadway since 1968. Tickets valid for most Tuesday 8pm, Wednesday 7pm, Thursday 2pm or 8pm, Saturday 2pm or Sunday 7pm performances during the 2012-2013 season.

68 Two Combo Passes to Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum Value: $ 48 Starting Bid: $ 25 Donor: Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Amaze yourself and a friend with a visit to Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum, and challenge yourself with the Ripley’s Marvelous!

Mirror Maze. Passes expire October 2013.

69 Two Tickets for Aquarium of the Bay Value: $ 36 Starting Bid: $ 20 Donor: Aquarium of the Bay Rediscover San Francisco tourist-style with two tickets to the Aquarium of the Bay––the water tunnel alone is worth the visit! 70 Pier 39 Family Fun Pack Value: $ 264 Starting Bid: $ 150 Donor: Pier 39 Be a tourist at home! Wow your out-of-town guests, or spend a whole day of wonder with your family at Fisherman’s Wharf. Pier 39

My eyes are fully open, Ruddygore If you give me your attention, Princess Ida

Fun Pack includes four tickets to each of the following attractions: Blue & Gold Fleet Bay Cruise or RocketBoat, San Francisco Carousel Ride, 7D Experience, Aquarium of the Bay. Also includes a 2-hour parking validation for the Pier 39 Parking Garage!

71 Walking Tour for up to ten people from authors of Stairway Walks in San Francisco Value: $ 150 Starting Bid: $ 75 Donor: Marian Gregoire and Adam Bakalinsky Meet the authors of this popular book! Now in its sixth printing, Stairway Walks of San Francisco shows us an exciting and unique

vision of our favorite City. There are hundreds of stairways in our hilly City, and they all await your exploration. Authors offer tour of McLaren Park in November or December or any walk you pick––it’s up to you!

When the night wind howls, Ruddygore

TR EAT YOUR SELF

My boy, you may take it from me, Ruddygore Patience Patience The Mikado I have a song to sing, O!, The Yeomen of the Guard The world is but a broken toy, Princess Ida When I was a lad, H.M.S. Pinafore Eagle high in cloudland soaring, Utopia Limited The threatened cloud has passed away, The Mikado The Champagne Song, Die Fledermaus

72 Tour and tastings for up to eight people at Judd’s Hill Winery in Napa Value: $ 320 Starting Bid: $ 200 Donor: Bunnie Finkelstein, Judd’s Hill Winery Judd’s Hill welcomes you and up to seven guests to an intimate, sit-down tasting at their winery located on the Silverado Trail, one

mile north of the town of Napa. You will be warmly met, and will have the opportunity to taste a few exclusive “winery only” wines. Tonight, take home a magnum of Judd’s Hill’s elegant 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon. After your tasting, you will be presented with a bottle of Judd’s Hill’s notable 2003 Estate Cabernet!

73 Tasting for up to eight people at Peju Province Winery Value: $ 160 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Peju Province Wineries Peju Province’s award-winning wines, such as their flagship HB Cabernet Sauvignon, are hand-crafted, using fruit organically farmed

from the winery’s Rutherford Estate Vineyard. A highlight of your visit will be Peju’s magnificent 50-foot tasting room tower, which resembles a French provincial tower and is surrounded by a reflective pool and fountains. An artistic rendering of the tower graces every estate-bottled Peju wine. This is an experience not to be missed!


74 One bottle of Ardbeg Single Malt Scotch Whisky Value: $ 80 Starting Bid: $ Donor: Paul Toulmin This smooth bottle of Gold Medal Scotch is yours for the taking. Serve it to your friends or keep it for yourself...

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75 One bottle of Glenffidich Single Malt Scotch Whiskey Value: $ 120 Starting Bid: $ 60 Donor: Paul Toulmin A 21-year-old Double Gold Medal Scotch. I’m sinking into the chair in my library, tumbler in my hand, just thinking about it. Aren’t you? 76 Two Gold Medal Wines Value: $ 142 Starting Bid: $ 70 Donor: Paul Toulmin Enjoy these vintages: Ledson Knights Valley Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, 2008 Double Gold and a Muscardine Fortuna Sonoma

Valley Rhone Blend, Gold Medal. A bottle to share, a bottle to savor.

77 Tasting for four at St George Spirits PLUS bottle of Dark Rye Gin with Flavors of the Orient Value: $ 120 Starting Bid: $ 75 Donor: St George Spirits St. George Spirits, in Alameda, has been distilling for nearly 30 years, using old world values and new world ingredients to make amaz

ing spirits...which you and three other lucky people will get to taste! Amidst the gleaming copper pots still in use today, you will sample such spirits as Aqua Perfecta eau de vie, Hangar One Vodka, St. George Single Malt Whiskey, and Aqua Perfecta fruit liqueurs as well as America’s first domestically distilled absinthe in nearly a century! In the meantime, take home a bottle of Dark Rye Gin.

78 Port Tasting from Kent Rasmussen Winery––in your own home! Value: $ 150 Starting Bid: $ 75 Donor: Kent Rasmussen and Celia Ramsay Conduct your own Port tasting in the comfort of your own home! Ken Rasmussen Wineries provides 6 bottles of their Esoterica

Verdelho Forte, made in the style of a vintage port: big, grapey, tannic and fresh. It’s the perfect way to end an evening meal and is often the complement to a traditional cheese course.

79 One Case of Anchor Steam Beer Value: $ 40 Starting Bid: $ 25 Donor: David Burkhart Anchor Steam Beer owes its deep amber color, thick, creamy head, and rich, distinctive flavor to a brewing process like none other.

It is a process that combines deep respect for brewing tradition with many decades of evolution to arrive at a unique approach: a blend of pale and caramel malts, fermentation with lager yeast at warmer ale temperatures in shallow open-air fomenters, and gentle carbon ation in our cellars through an all-natural process called kräusening. Need we say more?

80 Fashionable and Eco-Friendly Haiku Bag Value: $ 80 Starting Bid: $ 40 Donor: Haiku Bags Designed in Berkeley, Haiku bags are a blending of thoughtful, simple, meaningful design. This messenger bag in no exception,

rooted in nature and tested by the bag’s creators to be a bag you will love to wear everyday.

81 Seahorse Fine Soap Adult Gift Basket Value: $ 100 Starting Bid: $ 50 Donor: Zach & Kathryn Ma Turn your shower into a spa with this basket from Seahorse Fine Soaps. Handmade in small batches using only the finest all-natural

ingredients, pure coconut oil and olive oil, each soap possesses its own unique smell, texture and beneficial properties. Your gift basket contains several varieties of soap, including Clearly Beautiful Facial Toner, Ageless Facial Scrub, Honey Lip Balm, and Seahorse Soaps special Intense Moisturizer, along with other natural skincare items.

82 Seahorse Fine Soap Child Gift Basket Value: $ 75 Starting Bid: $ 40 Donor: Zach & Kathryn Ma Goodnight Moon Child’s Gift Basket with Seahorse Fine Soaps. Includes two varieties of their famous Baby Soaps, mildest Green

Herbs, and soothing Calendula-Sage to complement the classic child’s book, Goodnight Moon. Also includes a moon mirror and a soft starry blanket. Makes a perfect new baby gift.

Dramatis Personae (in order of appearance)

ACT 1 Arthur Sullivan: Jonathan Spencer Celestia: Moira McManus W. S. Gilbert: Charles Martin Ralph Rackstraw: John E. Smyth Josephine: Jane Erwin Hammett Robin Oakapple: F. Lawrence Ewing Rose Maybud: Karen Tesitor Lord Mountararat: William Neely Lord Tolloller: John Brown Lord Chancellor: Rick Williams Pooh-Bah: Wm. H. Neil Ko-Ko: Rick Williams Pish-Tush: Chris Focht Hilarion: Robert Seidel Cyril: John Brown Florian: Chris Uzelac Boatswain’s Mate: Sean Irwin Carpenter’s Mate: Jordan Eldredge Lola: Cary Ann Rosko Witch 1: Kelly Powers Witch 2: Talia Levitan Witch 3: Kathi Brotemarkle Macbeth: J. Geoffrey Colton Polonius: Robert Matteucci Viola: Rose Frazier Madrigal Soloists: Amy Foote Sonia Gariaeff Robert Seidel Jordan Eldredge Miranda: Chelsea Hollow Phil Lowery: Himself Barbara Heroux: Herself Baker Peeples: Himself

ACT 2 John Vlahos: Himself Gala Committee: Themselves Doctor: J. Geoffrey Colton Three Nurses: Rebecca Brown Kristen Jones Molly Mahoney Three Hags: Kathi Brotemarkle Talia Levitan Kelly Powers Three Rhinemaidens: Lisa May Brenna MacIlvaine Leontyne Mbele-Mbong Kelly Boys: John Brown Chris Uzelac Jordan Eldredge Salome: Michele Schroeder Herod: Wm. H. Neil John the Baptist: Christopher Walkey Brick Trowel: William Neely Fan: Emily Gladstone Cole Zombie Gaga: Chris Shuford Chris Uzelac: Himself F. Lawrence Ewing: Himself Jennifer Ashworth: Herself Jim MacIlvaine: Himself Elsie Maynard: Jane Erwin Hammett Jack Point: Rick Williams Princess Ida: Claire Kelm Prince Hilarion: Baker Peeples Cyril: John Brown Florian: William Neely Sir Joseph Porter: F. Lawrence Ewing Queen Elizabeth II: Elspeth Franks

Chorus Adeliz Araiza, Simon Banaag, Jeff Beaudoin, Adam Bier, Anna Sophia Boyd, Rebecca Brown, Jan Crago, Nicholas Dahlman, Robert Dorsett, Laura Ehrlich, Judith Epstein, Katherine Feller, Emily Gladstone Cole, Sean Irwin, Douglas Kadlecek, Ken Kiernan, David Kirby, Lizzie Moss, Rich Pryor, Alan Roberts, Michele Schroeder, Sally Shunsky-Hernandez, Paul Sinasohn, Erica Thompson, Carmello Tringali, Dan Yelen.


Book: Barbara Heroux; Story & Lyrics: J. Geoffrey Colton, Raymond R. Coshow, Mike Dederian, Jane Erwin Hammett, Cary Ann Rosko, Gilbert Russak, Jonathan Spencer, Jill Thompson, Chris Uzelac, Christopher Walkey; Music: Arthur Sullivan; Stage Director: Barbara Heroux; Music Director: Baker Peeples; Production/Stage Manager: Phil Lowery; Lighting Design: Robert Ted Anderson; Costume Design: Aviva Raskin; Wigs & Hair: Rose Frazier; Make-up: David Kirby; Stitchers: George Arana, Simon Banaag, Thalia Berardozzi, Elizabeth Durst, BJ Epstein, Judy Epstein, Sean Faul, Alison Hollingsead, Judy Jackson MacIlvaine, Iwalani Kaya, Claire Kelm, Ellen Kerrigan, Miriam Lewis, Lizzie Moss, Aviv Ovadya, Hallie Randel, Alan Roberts, Laura Salcido, Carmello Tringali, Vanessa Vanderlaan, Hannah Velichko, Sarah Velichko, Melissa Wortman; 60th Anniversary and In Memoriam Movies: Judith Epstein, Archival Services; Archival Video Editor: William Neely; Supertitles Operator: Joe Giammarco; Graphic Design: Dunn @ Dunn Graphics, Joanne Kay; Videography: Larry Byler; Publicity/Media Contact: Joanne Kay; Accounting: Theodore Savetnick.

The Lamplighters Orchestra

Violin I: Pamela Carey (Concertmaster), Lynn Oakley, Josepha Fath, Roy Oakley; Violin II: Laurien Jones, Gregory Sykes; Viola: David Bowes, Katy Juneau; Cello: Gwyneth Davis; Bass: Carl R. Stanley; Flute: Lucy Schoening; Flute/piccolo: Mary Hargrove; Oboe: Kathleen Conner; Clarinet: Diana Dorman (Contractor), Michael Wirgler; Bassoon: Kathleen Johannessen; French Horn: Keith Bucher, Richard Reynolds; Cornet: William Harvey; Trombone: Jason Borris; Percussion: Fred Morgan.

Board of Trustees

James MacIlvaine, President; F. Lawrence Ewing, Vice President; Richard Drossler, Treasurer; Keith Doerge, Secretary; Gini Stephens Frings, Barbara Heroux, Leontyne Mbele-Mbong, Anson B. Moran, Judith Norberg, Baker Peeples, John E. Smyth, John J. Vlahos, Trustees; Kelcey Jay Poe, Company Representative.

Honorary Trustees Ann Pool Mac Nab, Orva Hoskinson, Co-Founders; J. Geoffrey Colton, Jerry D. Gere, Daniel E. Stone, Jill R. Thompson, Dr. Ronald Cape, David Barry Whitehead. In Memoriam: Spencer S. Beman, Read Gilmore, John Martin Kahl, Dr. Richard E. LeBlond, Adrian McNamara, Gilbert P. Russak, June Wilkins Searcy, Bernard E. Witkin.

Staff Barbara Heroux, Artistic Director; Baker Peeples, Resident Music Director; Sarah Vardigans, Managing Director; Argo Thompson, Development Director; Joanne Kay, Operations Manager; Phil Lowery, Production Coordinator; Melissa Wortman, Costume Shop Manager; Diana Dorman, Music Librarian; Ellen Kerrigan, Education Director, Sharon Gosselink: Development Associate. Our administrative offices are located at 469 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 Phone: 415-227-4797 ❖ Fax: 415-896-2844 ❖ info@lamplighters.org ❖ lamplighters.org

83 Seeds and Recipe Books from Renee’s Garden Value: $ 40 Starting Bid: $ 25 Donor: Renee Shepherd Renee’s Garden specializes in seeds for the home gardener––making gardening almost foolproof. Cook up a storm with your fresh

grown ingredients and two cookbooks, geared towards healthy eating. Delicious!

84 Roasted Pumpkin Pie with Chocolate Crust from Pietisserie Value: $ 30 Starting Bid: $ 15 Donor: Pietisserie Delight in one of the yummiest pies around! Baker Jaynelle St. Jean offers you one of her most delicious pies for your holiday season.

A local business, Pietisserie began when Jaynelle handed out free slices to passersby from her mother’s window, and has grown to be featured in many markets and stores. Revel in Random Acts of Sweetness!

85 Family Portrait Session and $500 Gift Card Value: $ 1,350 Starting Bid: $ 500 Donor: Eric Schumacher Voted Best Photographer in the Bay, Eric Schumacher’s family portraits are a work of art. Over the past 15 years that he has worked in

San Francisco, he has highlighted the joy among family members, documenting relationships and highlighting what is unique about each family. Your package covers a portrait session in your home (or a location of your choice) and a $500 gift card which will allow you to take home one print, beautifully-matted to 11x14, or go towards the purchase of your choice of print(s).

86 Breakfast at Tiffany’s Gift Basket Value: $ 112 Starting Bid: $ 60 Donor: Tiffany Fleischmann This charming hat box includes many delights inspired by the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s. A book, puzzle, and DVD, with treats

and decorations. Quelle chic!

87 Tea Gift Basket Value: $ 150 Starting Bid: $ 75 Donor: Kathryn Ma / Bi-Rite Market Tea gift basket containing vintage Danish-style pewter tea set made by Queen Art in Brooklyn, NY, and a selection of teas and other

goodies, a book about tea, and a tea-sandwich maker. Includes $50 gift certificate to Bi-Rite Market in San Francisco’s Mission District - more than a neighborhood market, Bi-Rite specializes in local foods and a commitment to the environment, nourishing body and soul.

88 Coffee Gift Basket Value: $ 250 Starting Bid: $ 100 Donor: Peet’s Coffee and Tea Indulge one of our favorite vices with 2 lbs of Peet’s coffee, a 12-month Peet’s gift certificate, some lovely espresso cups and a stove-top

espresso maker...you’ll think of us every morning.

talents we have! Stop by the “Made By Lamplighters” table to see a selection of handcrafted items we have created just for you. From knitted goods to homemade sweets and sauces, there is something to offer every taste.

200 Made by Lamplighters Value: Varied Starting Bid: Varied Donors: Lamplighters Company Members You know The Lamplighters are a talented bunch of musicians and singers, but you probably didn’t know the incredible variety of

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Two season tickets to Lamplighters Music Theatre’s 2013-14 Season Join us for our 61st anniversary season. See you there!

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Flip Camera Create your own work of art, your own news piece, you own memory with this little video camera.

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Three nights at the Hyatt High Sierra Lodge in Tahoe - April 13-16 (Sat-Tues) Spend a glorious 5 days (April 16-20, 2013) at the Hyatt Sierra Lodge in Incline Village, Nevada (North Lake Tahoe). This luxurious 2BR/2BA condo can comfortably accommodate up to eight people. Enjoy a quiet, serene vacation, or take advantage of Lake Tahoe’s many outdoor activities.

Our 60th Anniversary Auction Catalog 2012  

A list of most of the fabulous items we have available to bid on at our Annual Champagne Gala and Auction in 2012 (we may have added a few a...

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