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Speakeasy: A Round House Gala

Thursday, May 8, 2014 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Ballroom in Bethesda
5521 Landy Lane, Bethesda MD, 20816

Single Tickets: $175
Complimentary Parking
Business Attire – Pearls and Fedoras optional.


We are proud to welcome longtime Round House Theatre supporters and media power couple Chris and Kathleen Matthews as our Honorary Chairs for our gala. Join us as we celebrate a year of excellent theatre under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director Ryan Rilette.

Prime vacation spots on the auction block, along with tickets to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and many more exciting prizes.

Savor a three-course meal by Provisions, sip specialty cocktails, and enjoy the music of Cole Porter, as performed by Round House favorites including Becky Shaw’s Will Gartshore & Alyssa Wilmoth Keegan, and The Lyons’ Naomi Jacobson, John Lescault & Kimberly Gilbert.

Honorary Chairs

Chris and Kathleen Matthews

Gala Chairs

Ann Gilbert
Bunny Dwin

Producing Artistic Director

Ryan Rilette

Thank you to our Speakeasy Tycoon Sponsors:
Bonnie and Alan Hammerschlag
Robert and Virginia Walther

Gala Committee

Natalie Abrams
Jean Carlson
Laurie Edberg
David Ehrhart
Susan Gilbert, Live Auction Chair
Sherri Gottlieb
Bonnie Hammerschlag
Reba Immergut
Erin Kopelman
Cathy Kwart
Shelly Rubin
Marilyn Scheiner
Laura Walther
Anne Yerman

Sponsorship Levels

Tycoon            $5,000

• Priority seating for your own table (fits 8 comfortably, but 10 can be accommodated)
• Public recognition from the stage
• Full page recognition and listing in event program
• Two half-page ads in upcoming Round House production playbills
• Recognition on the gala section of our website (click-through optional)

Gangster         $2,500

• Your own table (fits 8 comfortably, but 10 can be accommodated)
• Recognition on stage signage
• Half-page recognition and listing in event program

Moll     $1,000

• 4 tickets to the event
• Recognition on event entrance signage

Flapper           $500

•2 tickets to the event
•Listing in event program

If you’d like to join us for this special evening, single tickets begin at $175 each. If you wish to contribute at a higher level, please type in the amount you wish to donate, based on the benefits outlined below. Again, contributions of all levels are welcome but $175 is the minimum per ticket to enjoy this special evening.

 Direct all inquiries to:
Sarah Sexton, Director of Development


See you at the Speakeasy…