Orlando Shakes Hosts 30th Anniversary Season Gala Sept 16, 2018 @OrlandoShakes

Orlando Shakespeare Theater has announced it has changed and shortened its name to "Orlando Shakes," as a way to better represent the theater's mission and diverse body of work.

Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF invites guests to celebrate the opening of their 2018-2019 Season at their 30th Anniversary Season Gala on Sunday, September 16, 2018.

The highlight of the evening will be a one-night-only musical showcase featuring select members of the cast of Orlando Shakes’ production of In the Heights.

Guests will also enjoy music from the UCF Jazz Chamber Group featuring Jeff Rupert and  food tasting stations including Arthur’s Catering, Barnie’s Coffee Kitchen, Bubbalou’s Bodacious BBQ, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort, Hillstone Restaurant, Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream, Reyes Mezcaleria, Rosen Hotels and Resorts, Seasons 52, and Wondermade.

During the event, a silent auction highlighting priceless experiences and exclusive packages from the area’s leading businesses will take place. Items available for bidding including an incredible vacation experience at the Walt Disney World Resort, a dinner party for 100 from Arthur’s Catering, and a luxurious staycation at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort.

“We’re looking forward to an incredible Gala highlighting what we do best,” said Dana Nichols, Director of Development at Orlando Shakes. “Tickets are selling fast as word has gotten out about the incredible food and performances that are a staple of our event. We’re looking forward to delighting our guests in this celebratory year!”


Tickets range from $150 – $250 per person, and may be purchased by calling the Box Office at (407) 447-1700 ext. 1 or in person inside the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street), where the gala will take place.

For more information, visit orlandoshakes.org.

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