Today’s featured event:
Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, CityRep Theatre and Members of the National Touring Company of “Wicked” will host “Witches’ Night Off,” an evening of song and dance, at 7:30 tonight in the Freede Little Theatre of the Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker Ave. Doors open at 6:30pm.
Net proceeds will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, and CityRep, the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre.
Produced by “Wicked” company members, the evening is an opportunity for them to step out of their roles in the musical and kick up their heels performing some of their favorite non-Ozian material, according to a news release.
VIP admission is $70 donation, which includes a VIP seat, “Wicked” tote and playbill signed by all the principal actors. General admission tickets are available for $35. All proceeds benefit BC/EFA, Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, and CityRep the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre. Admission donations are tax deductible.
Tickets are available online at www.myticketoffice.com or by phone at 297-2264.
Tonight’s event will include live and silent auctions featuring opportunities to join the company backstage at Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall and a post show reception with the cast. Proceeds benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA), Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, and CityRep the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre.
Live Auction items include:
- Watch the “Greening of Elphaba,” backstage tour, plus two house seats for a performance of “Wicked” between Sept. 13-15 or between Sept. 20-21
-Ride in Glinda’s bubble (the same bubble Kristin Chenoweth flew into the 2004 Tony Awards), backstage tour, plus two house seats for a performance of “Wicked” between Sept. 13-15 or between Sept. 20-21
-Walk-on role in an actual performance of “Wicked,” backstage tour, costume fitting, plus two house seats for friends and family to come see you in “Wicked” between Sept. 13-15 or between Sept. 20-21
“Witches’ Night Off” is part of an ongoing series of performances by the touring company to support charitable causes which advance “Wicked”’s theme of acceptance and illuminate the musical’s message that people should not be judged on first impressions. In its seven years on the road, the company has raised more than $2 million in donations for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and local AIDS service organizations all over the country.
Performances of “Wicked” continue at Oklahoma City’s Civic Center Music Hall through Sept. 22. Tickets are available at the Civic Center Box Office and online at www.myticketoffice.com or www.okcciviccenter.com.
For more information, go to www.okcciviccenter.com.
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