Meet our special guests!
Peter Reynolds: Guest host and recipient of the first Creative Leadership Award!
Peter H. Reynolds is a New York Times Bestselling Author/Illustrator and the founder of FableVision, a multimedia company that inspires people of all ages to be lifelong learners. Peter visited Puppet Showplace as a child and we are pleased to present him with our very first Creative Leadership Award.
David Syrotiak: Master artist and recipient of the first Paul Vincent Davis Award! David Syrotiak is a master puppeteer who founded the National Marionette Theatre in 1967. He has toured all over the world, and his work has been recognized with two UNIMA citations for outstanding puppetry productions. His sons, David and Peter, now regularly perform at Puppet Showplace Theatre and carry on their father's legacy from their home base in Brattleboro,VT.
Silent Auction - Items include: Tickets to a Red Sox game, and to Avenue Q at the Lyric Stage Company, gift certificates to Legal Sea Foods and other local restaurants & shops, and much more!
Make a Donation
Can't make it to the Gala? Show your support with a much appreciated donation!
Join us to celebrate the Puppet Showplace Theatre's 38th Birthday and help us
raise funds to continue our legacy for decades to come!
Saturday June 2nd, 2012
at Puppet Showplace Theatre
32 Station Street, Brookline, MA
Tickets: $50, $38 for members
Sponsor a VIP table for $300 (seats 5-6)
Highlights of the evening include:
• Live Music and dancing! (details below)
• Delectable food & drink from local restaurants
• A silent auction including handmade puppets and items from local businesses
• Special guest Peter H. Reynolds, renowned author and entrepreneur
• Presentation of the first Paul Vincent Davis Award for Puppetry
• Birthday cake
• Special surprises!
It will be a memorable evening, so don your elegant and festive attire and come on down!
The Paul Vincent Davis Award is named for the theater's co-founder and former Artistic Director who will be there to present it. The award honors exceptional artistry, mentorship and service in the field of puppetry.
Puppet Showplace Theatre was founded in 1974, and remains the first and only year-round dedicated puppetry presenter in New England. We have survived 38 years, but we need YOUR help to continue into the future. We rely on donations for our operating costs, and the proceeds from this event will help ensure that we continue on, next year and beyond.
We hope you will come and be part of this celebration! If you cannot attend, please consider sending us a birthday gift as a tax-deductable donation. Thank you for your generosity!
Questions? Call 617-734-6400 x102, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
LIVE MUSIC ALL EVENING
Steven Netsky- intricate acoustic guitar instrumentals.
The Rob Carlson Trio- jazzy bluesy originals and familiar favorites.
The Shirley Lewis Band with Boston's Regal Queen of the Blues (Photo right) to get you up and dancing ...and some special surprises!
All of us at Puppet Showplace thank you for your generous support, and we look forward to seeing you in on June 2, and in the coming year!