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Arizona Theatre Company Celebrates 54 Seasons with ‘Club 54’ Themed Gala

Originally published by Frontdoors Media.

The Event: Season 54 Gala

The Cause: Arizona Theatre Company

Event Date: March 12, 2022

Location: Temple of Music and Art in Tucson 

Presenting Sponsor: RBC Wealth Management 

Honorees: Char Augenstein – Georgy Award Recipient & Chef Janos Wilder – Rainmaker Award Recipient 

Co-Chairs: Marcia Meyer & Anastasia Palmer Johnson

Dollars Raised: $370,000+

Entertainment: Annaleigh Ashford, The Cast of Nina Simone: Four Women & ATCteen artists Katherine Moseley & Connor Cavett 

Auctioneer: Yve Rojas 

Catering and Beverages: Catering by Si Charro | Beverages by Breakthru Beverage Group, Tito’s Handmade Vodka & Sand Reckoner | Dessert by HUB Ice Creamery 

Notable Moments:  The Studio 54 disco-themed gala kicked off with an al fresco welcome reception featuring signature cocktails and passed bites. Attendees then transitioned to the historic theater for a moving musical performance by the cast of Nina Simone: Four Women. Tony award-winning actress, Annaleigh Ashford, gave an entertaining performance, plus an encore, which included popular show tunes. The auction and paddle raise was lively and record-breaking in support of the only LORT theater in the country that produces shows in two cities.