SEPTEMBER 27 - 30, 2018

2018 Annual Dinner Gala & Auction

Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner

Our gala fundraising dinner and live auction, presenting the second annual TENN Award. Dinner guests will be the first to hear the exciting 2018 Festival program, called Tennessee Williams: Wishful Thinking.

It's the biggest event of the season
with wine, bubbly, beer, a catered dinner
and live auction featuring Provincetown art by
Marion Roth, John Dowd, and more
Silent Auction includes private summer cocktail parties with Michael Cunningham and Tony Kushner

Performances

Saturday, June 2
6:30 Cocktail Hour
7:15 Dinner & Gala
Seats: VIP $350 | Standard $175
Tables: VIP $2500 | Standard $1250
Cocktail Hour Only $100
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the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner

On Saturday June 2nd, the Festival will welcome a celebrity guest of honor when we announce the 2018 program of plays at our annual gala.

We are also thrilled to present the second annual TENN Award, which is given for advancing the spirit of Tennessee Williams through excellence in the performance, study, or promotion of American Theater. 

After a celebrity-infused cocktail hour, Festival Curator David Kaplan will reveal the exciting 2018 Festival productions from around the globe. During the multi-course dinner by Cosmos Catering a brief auction of Provincetown art and other exciting items will precede a personal interview with our guest of honor.

VIP Tables accommodate 8-10 guests
Standard Tables accommodate 8 guests
Art Auction opens to the public at 8:15pm!

Menu

A colorful array of appetizers at the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner. Photo by Josh Andrus

Appetizers

International Cheese & Fruit Platter
Marinated Olives
Spiced Nuts
Crostini & Crackers

Middle Eastern Feast
Butternut Squash & Tahini Spread
Burnt Eggplant with Garlic, Lemon & Pomegranate Seeds
Assorted Vegetables & Grilled Pita

 

Hors D’oeuvres

Swiss Chard & Walnut Boreks (Turkish Savory Phillo Turnovers) 
Assorted Deviled Eggs
Thai BBQ Salmon Kebabs
Iggy's Grilled Bruschetta with Naragansett Creamery Mozzarella,
Prosciutto, and Long Nook Farm Truro Honey
Spicy Korean Gochu-jang Beef Kebabs

 

Salad

Organic Greens & Seasonal Vegetables
Citrus Shallott Vinaigrette
Artisanal Baguette & Sweet Cream Butter

 

Main Course 

Panko & Almond Crusted Haddock with Clementine Beurre Blanc
Mashed Potatoes
Sauteéd Garlic Green Beans

or

Herb Marinated Chicken with Wild Mushroom Marsala Sauce
Israeli Couscous
Sauteéd Garlic Green Beans

or

Homemade Mushroom Ravioli (vegetarian)
Basil Butter, Oven Dried Tomatoes & Asiago
Seasonal Vegetable Bundles

 

Dessert

Buttermilk Shortcake with Fresh Strawberries
Strawberry Sauce & Whipped Cream
Wellfleet Coffee Roaster's Organic Free Trade Coffee
Assorted Teas

 

Catering by Cosmos Catering
Provincetown, Massachusetts

 

Wines by Fleur du Cap
Stellenbosch, South Africa

Chenin Blanc
Chardonnay
Cabernet Sauvignon

 

 

Photo Album

2017 Annual Dinner

Here's a look at last year's Annual Dinner with Dana Delany...

Gabby Hanna, Marcy Feller, Dana Delany and Sallie Tighe at the 2017 Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner in Provincetown. Photo by Dan McKeon

Gabby Hanna, Board Member Marcy Feller, guest of honor Dana Delany, and auctioneer Sallie Tighe celebrating at the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner in Provincetown on June 3, 2017.

All Photos by Dan McKeon.

Dana Delany with Festival Curator David Kaplan at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner. Photo by Dan McKeon 

Dana Delany with Festival Curator David Kaplan.

Dana Delany with Festival donor Gaby Kupfer. Photo by Dan McKeon

Dana Delany with Festival donor Gaby Kupfer.

Cortile Gallery owner Kerry Filiberto with artist A. Paul Filiberto, who donated a painting for the live auction at the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner. Photo by Dan McKeon

Cortile Gallery owner Kerry Filiberto with artist A. Paul Filiberto, who donated a painting for the live auction.

Vicki Hicks, Dana Delany, Harriet Finkelstein, Michael Kelly, and Mark Berryhill at the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner in Provincetown. Photo by Dan McKeon 

Vicki Hicks, Dana Delany, Harriet Finkelstein, Michael D Kelly, and Mark Berryhill enjoying the cocktail hour at the Annual Dinner

Bill Evaul, center, with Board President Patrick Falco (left) and guest at the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner in Provincetown. Photo by Dan McKeon

Bill Evaul (center) who donated a painting of Tennessee Williams for the art auction, and a guest, with Board President Patrick Falco 

Jay Kubesch, Dana Delany, and Fermin Rojas at the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner in Provincetown. Photo by Dan McKeon

A stylish trio of Dana Delany with Jay Kubesch (left) and Fermin Rojas who donated a fantastic fundraising brunch at their Provincetown Home for Ms. Delany.

Festival Director Jef Hall-Flavin announces the TENN Award to Michael Kahn at the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner. Photo by Dan McKeon

Executive Director Jef Hall-Flavin announces the TENN Award, given to Michael Kahn.

Gala co-Chair Jim Mauro with David Datz at the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner. Photo by Dan McKeon

Gala co-Chair Jim Mauro with David Datz.

Festival Sponsor Terry McCumber of the Boatslip Board Member Jon Hansen, Jodi Hansen, and Festival Producing Director Charlene Donaghy at the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner. Photo by Dan McKeon

Festival Sponsor Terry McCumber of the Boatslip, Board Member Jon Hansen, Jodi Hansen, and Festival Producing Director Charlene Donaghy. 

Festival donors Doug Dolezal, Greg Welch, Robert Buck, Nick Clayton and guests at the Tennessee Williams Annual Dinner. Photo by Dan McKeon

Festival donors Doug Dolezal, Greg Welch, Robert Buck, Nick Clayton and guests.

 

Gala Committee
Jim Mauro, Chair
Deborah Bowles
Albert Carey Jr.

 

Sponsored by

 

Fleur du Cap wines. Stellenbosch South Africa

Cosmos Catering Provincetown

 

Sponsorships Still Available for This Event!

 

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The price of your ticket, less $50 for the cost of the meal, is considered a tax-deductible donation to the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival.

 

 

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