Item Preview: February 18–February 20, 2015

Bidding: February 21–March 1, 2015

Get ready to bid during this year’s annual online auction! 

The Baltimore Sun Online Auction for Center Stage is one of our largest and most successful fundraising events, having raised over $5 million for Center Stage’s artistic, education, and community programming. 

By bidding on an item in Center Stage’s online auction, you help ensure the future of Center Stage programs. There are hundreds of items available—so get ready to bid! 

NOTE: In order to participate, you must register online. Please click here to learn more about biddingforgood.com and the Center Stage auction.

The online auction is a huge success thanks to hundreds of generous donors. If you would like to donate an item to the auction, please contact Sydney Wilner at swilner@centerstage.org

All items and services must have an estimated retail value of at least $75. You or your company will receive promotional benefits—contact Sydney for more information.




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2014/15 Season Donor Events


Invitations are typically mailed or emailed five weeks in advance. Please note that dates are subject to change, and we will update accordingly. For more information, please contact Katelyn White, Annual Fund Manager, at kwhite@centerstage.org. We look forward to seeing you soon!



PATRONS (Donors of $150 or more)

Monday, May 18, 2015
29th Annual Young Playwrights Festival



ADVOCATES (Donors of $250 or more)

Friday, May 1, 2015
Open Technical Rehearsal and Cocktail Reception for 7th Production - TBD



COMPANY (Donors of $500 or more)

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Opening Night Performance and Major Donors Pre-show Reception for Next To Normal.



CENTER STAGE SOCIETY (Donors of $2,500 or more)

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Insights discussion and reception with Director Kwame Kwei-Armah and the cast of Amadeus. Hosted by Center Stage Trustee Penny Bank.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Insights discussion and reception with Director Kwame Kwei-Armah and the cast of Next to Normal. Hosted by Center Stage Trustees Judy and Scott Phares

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Insights discussion and reception with the Director and cast of It’s A Wonderful Life.

Tuesday, November 4–Sunday, November 9, 2014
Center Stage Society trip to London, including a day trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon; accompanied by Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah and Managing Director Stephen Richard. (Registration is closed)

Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Insights discussion and reception with Director Kwame Kwei-Armah and the cast of One Night in Miami.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
Insights discussion and reception with the Director and cast of After The Revolution and 4000 Miles.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Insights discussion and reception with the Director and cast of Marley.



Tickets to the Annual Benefit Gala for Center Stage are also available at an additional cost. 

The 29th Annual Benefit Gala for Center Stage

Saturday April 25, 2015

6 pm–Midnight

Center Stage’s Annual Benefit Gala is always a fabulous evening that highlights the artistry and creativity that Center Stage is known for. Each dining room features custom themed décor by our in-house designers; fabulous food, sports, and travel packages, as well as signature items from Center Stage productions, are in our Gala Silent Auction; and the evening’s entertainment in The Pearlstone Theater is always exceptional. 

Individual Tickets are $500 each. 

A Gala Table Sponsorship, including 10 tickets, starts at $6,000. For a description of Gala Table Sponsor Benefits, click here. For more information, or to reserve tickets, please contact Center Stage Events Manager, Brad Norris, at bnorris@centerstage.org

Check back in early 2015 for full details on the 29th Annual Benefit Gala.