Play Brawl Benefit

Congrats to the 2019 Play Brawl Champs 

Marc Brownstein and Joe Zarret!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Friday, May 10, 2019, at 6pm Philadelphia celebrities, business, and civic leaders took the stage to benefit Philadelphia Theatre Company’s artistic initiatives! 

Thank you to the 2019 Play Brawl Contenders, Sponsors, Donors, and Attendees for making Play Brawl Round 2 a great success!

See you all in 2020 for ROUND 3!

Check out more photos here –> PHOTOS!

2019 Play Brawl Contenders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsors as of 5/1/19

 

Auction Items

“Sleep with the Lions – Safari in Namibia, Africa”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spend an unforgettable five days and four nights on safari in the exclusive Ongava Game Reserve located next to Etosha National Park in Namibia, Africa!

The package allows the winners to choose between staying at Ongava Tented Camp or Ongava Lodge. A combination of both properties is also possible. Both tented and lodge accommodations include the “creature” comforts of private baths, luxury suites, and cooling units – all with fabulous views looking out at the preserve and waterholes. Meals are served either in the main dining room under thatch with a view, or on the dining deck under the stars. Activities include game drives in open jeeps, guided hikes and walks giving you the unique opportunity to see resident elephants, cheetahs, lions, and the unique resident white and black rhinos, as well as to visit the Ongava Research Center (www.orc.com.na/)  Ongava has been listed on the Conde Nast Traveler Gold Reserve List.

Location: Ongava Game Reserve (located next to Etosha National Park) in Namibia.   www.wilderness-safaris.com/namibia_etosha/ongava_tented_camp/introduction

Restrictions on Item: Advance reservations required. Based upon availability; booking early is recommended; some blackout dates may apply. Additional restrictions may apply. Domestic USA, international and/or intra-Africa flights to/from Ongava Game Reserve are not included. All travel should be booked through Premier Tours www.premiertours.com. Prize expires December 30, 2020.

 

Tony Awards and After-Party for Two

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two coveted tickets to the 73rd Annual Tony Awards in New York City, one of the toughest tickets to get anywhere! Theater lovers pay thousands of dollars to attend this grand event at the Radio City Music Hall, which is broadcast on CBS, hosted by James Corden, and celebrates the best of Broadway. Included is the Tony after-party, a star-studded soiree that will surely give the winning bidder bragging rights for years to come. The Tonys will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019.

Location:  Radio City Music Hall (ceremony); after party TBA in New York, NY. Transportation not included. Tickets will become available a week or two prior to the event.  Additional information: www.tonyawards.com or https://twitter.com/TheTonyAwards.

 

VIP Broadway Package – Play

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two select producer seats to your pick of the hottest plays on Broadway. You choose between two tickets to Aaron Sorkin’s adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird (starring Jeff Daniels) or Ivo van Hove’s groundbreaking production of Network (starring Bryan Cranston). These are some of the toughest tickets to get on Broadway! But that’s not all. Before the show, you’ll enjoy dinner at Cafe Un Deux Trois and after the show, you’ll join a cast member for a private backstage tour. Please note: Network closes on June 8, 2019.

Location:  New York, NY.

Restrictions:   Advance reservations required and subject to availability.  Tickets are not exchangeable or refundable and are date and time specific.  The announced cast for performance not guaranteed. ID required to pick up tickets at the theatre, day of show.  Children under the age of 4 (or as stipulated by individual production) not admitted for attendance. Individual theater reserves the right to inspect all bags upon entry to the venue. Transportation not included. Alcohol not included in the dinner package.

 

VIP Broadway Package – Musical 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two exclusive producer seats to the hottest musical on Broadway, Hadestown. With 14 Tony Award nominations (out of 15 categories), it’s the most nominated show of the year. You’ll enjoy two tickets to the show (best seats in the house), pre-show dinner at Glass House Tavern and post-show, you’ll join a cast member for a private backstage tour!

Location:  New York, NY.

Restrictions:   Advance reservations required and subject to availability.  Tickets are not exchangeable or refundable and are date and time specific.  The announced cast for performance not guaranteed. ID required to pick up tickets at the theatre, day of show.  Children under the age of 4 (or as stipulated by individual production) not admitted for attendance. Individual theater reserves the right to inspect all bags upon entry to the venue. Transportation not included.  Alcohol not included in the dinner package.

 

A Week at Casa Fuentecica in Bedar, Spain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stay and relax at the luxurious Casa Fuentecica, nestled in a hillside overlooking the Spanish town of Bedar, an authentic Spanish village, in existence since the time of the Moors!

The villa has a new addition in the form of a lovely casita, making a total of 2 double rooms and 2 twin rooms, each with their own bathroom. The villa is within walking distance to the white hilltop village, which includes a handful of local bars and restaurants, shops, and a bakery and pharmacy. The larger popular resort of Mojacar, with its long sandy stretch of beach, is just a 20-minute drive away and offers a vast array of restaurants, beach bars, and shops, as well as the fishing port of Garrucha.

Location:  Bedar, Spain, which you can reach by flying to Madrid and driving to Bedar (5-hour drive) or by an internal flight from Madrid to the local Almeria airport (1-hour drive.)  More information:  https://casafuentecica.yolasite.com/the-villa.php

Restrictions: Advance reservations required. Based upon availability; booking early is recommended; some blackout dates may apply. Winning bidder must coordinate with owners on a mutually agreeable date for the arrangements. Additional restrictions may apply. Travel not included; winning bidder is responsible for airfare, vehicle rentals and other fees.  Rental week is Saturday to Saturday. Expires March 31, 2021.

 

 

“In-Studio Visit with Michael A. Smerconish”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join Michael Smerconish on set for his live CNN show “Smerconish”. Get a behind the camera look as he interviews business and political leaders. You’ll see the studio, meet the host, and see what it means to host a live one hour CNN and CNN International show.

Michael Smerconish is a notable radio host and television presenter, newspaper columnist, author, and lawyer. He hosts the CNN and CNN International program Smerconish at 9:00 a.m. EST on Saturdays, and broadcasts The Michael Smerconish Program weekdays at 9:00 a.m. EST on SiriusXM’s POTUS Channel.  He is also a New York Times bestselling author and a weekly Sunday columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Prize details:  Valid for 2 people (prize winner and a guest.)  Available any Saturday (arrival time 8am, on air time 9am). Studio located in Philadelphia, PA. Travel not included.

Restrictions:  Must be a mutually agreeable date and time. Winner must abide by studio rules of conduct.

2019 Sponsorship Benefits

Support our Play Brawl!

Proceeds from this year’s Gala help support PTC programming.

Promoter $30,000*

  • 20 Premium Orchestra Center seats
  • Access for 20 to Cocktail Reception and After Party
  • Full-page color ad with premium placement in Play Brawl program
  • Title sponsor logo or name recognition on printed or electronic materials
  • 2 complimentary Opening Night Subscriptions for 2019/20 season (4 seats)

 

Coaches $10,000*

  • 10 Premium Orchestra Center seats
  • Access for 10 to Cocktail Reception and After Party
  • Full-page color ad in Play Brawl program
  • Sponsorship recognition on high-visibility on-site signage
  • Logo or name recognition on printed or electronic materials
  • Complimentary Opening Night Subscriptions for 2019/20 season (2 seats)
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Contender

 

Cornermen $5,000*

  • 6 Premium Orchestra Center seats
  • Access for 6 to Cocktail Reception and After Party
  • Half-page color ad in Play Brawl program
  • Logo or name recognition on printed or electronic materials
  • Complimentary Opening Night Subscriptions for 2019/20 season (2 seats)
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Contender

 

Box Seats $2,500*
ONLY 6 PACKAGES AVAILABLE

  • 2 seats in Mezzanine Box
  • Butler service throughout the show
  • Access for 2 to Cocktail Reception and After Party
  • Quarter-page ad and listing in Play Brawl program

 

Heavyweights $1,500*

  • 2 Orchestra or Premium Mezzanine seats
  • Access for 2 to Cocktail Reception and After Party
  • Quarter-page ad and listing in Play Brawl program

 

Featherweights $250*

  • 1 Mezzanine seat
  • Access for 1 to Cocktail Reception and After Party

 

Flyweights $150*
YOUNG FRIENDS 40 YEARS AND UNDER

  • 1 Mezzanine seat
  • Access for 1 to Cocktail Reception and After Party

 

Nosebleeds $150* DISCOUNT TICKET DOES NOT INCLUDE PRE-SHOW PARTY

  • 1 Orchestra or Mezzanine seat
  • Access for 1 to After Party

*As of 5/3/18
Or purchase your sponsorship online.

Become a Shadowboxer

Can’t attend PTC’s Play Brawl but want to support the event and participants?

Consider Becoming a Shadowboxer!

(Benefits below include recognition and visibility but do not include tickets to the event.)

Coaches $10,000*

  • Full-page color ad in Play Brawl program
  • Logo or name recognition on printed or electronic materials
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Contender

Cornermen $5,000*

  • Half-page color ad in Play Brawl program
  • Logo or name recognition on printed or electronic materials
  • Opportunity to sponsor a Contender

Heavyweights $1,000*

  • Quarter-page ad and listing in Play Brawl program

*As of 12/7/18