Gala Cast Party and VIP Dinner with Alec Baldwin!

Already thinking of coming to Roundabout’s benefit reading of Twentieth Century on April 29? Why not do it in VIP style?

You and nine friends will be our invited guests, watching the one and only Alec Baldwin reprise his starring role from Roundabout’s 2004 production. After the benefit, you’ll mix and mingle at our star-studded cast party.

And that’s not all. Two days later, on May 1, you and nine of your friends will sit down for dinner with Alec and Hilaria Baldwin—and Roundabout Artistic Director and CEO Todd Haimes—in the private dining room at Aureole in midtown.

VALUE: Priceless (Aureole Dinner: $5,000; Twentieth Century Benefit Tickets: $700)

DONATED BY: Alec and Hilaria Baldwin


Make Your Broadway Debut in Tootsie with Santino Fontana!

The side-splitting new musical is looking for its newest cast member—could it be you?! Win a walk-on role in Tootsie, starring Broadway dreamboat Santino Fontana in the role made famous by Dustin Hoffman.

In full-on “star mode,” you’ll attend a rehearsal and then get prepared backstage. When it’s time, take a deep breath and walk out onto the stage for your big moment! Your friends and family will cheer you on from four complimentary VIP house seats.

The fun doesn’t end after your dazzling moment in the spotlight—you’ll also have a one-of-a-kind vantage point backstage to watch the remainder of the show. Following the curtain call, the cast will celebrate your star turn with a post-show champagne toast in grand Broadway style.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Must be on a Tuesday or Thursday evening performance. Winner must be 16 or older. Walk-on must happen AFTER June 9.

VALUE: Priceless (Tootsie tickets: estimated $676)

DONATED BY: Scott Ellis, Tootsie


Broadway Meets Baseball: New York Yankees Luxury Suite with Danny Burstein on September 2

You gotta have heart…and a luxury viewing suite for you and 13 friends at Yankee Stadium! Also on the VIP guest list: Tony-nominated actor Danny Burstein, whose recent performance in Roundabout’s Damn Yankees concert was a true home run. 

Experience the game in ultimate comfort with your dedicated suite staff, cushy armchairs and sofas, indoor and outdoor seating, TV display, all-inclusive ballpark food, and unlimited beer, wine, liquor, and nonalcoholic beverages.

What’s not to like? Play ball!

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Event will take place on September 2, 2019 beginning at 1:05pm. New York Yankees versus Texas Rangers.

VALUE: Priceless

DONATED BY: Stubhub, Danny Burstein


Come Over for Dinner… with Ethan Hawke and Celebrity Chef Marc Murphy

You’re cordially invited to an exclusive private dinner hosted by Ethan Hawke, actor extraordinaire and current star of Roundabout’s True West.

You and seven of your friends will join Ethan and Ryan Hawke in their historic brownstone in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn for an intimate evening of food, drinks, and fun. Celebrity chef Marc Murphy ("Chopped") will create a fantastic feast to delight the senses, with delicious wine pairings provided by Golden Ram.

Trust us…you’ll be name-dropping this night for years to come.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Will be scheduled for a mutually agreeable time and date.

VALUE: Priceless

DONATED BY: Ethan and Ryan Hawke, Marc Murphy, Golden Ram


Tap Dance Master Class with Warren Carlyle and Corbin Bleu

Put on your dancing shoes! You and nine friends are invited to the master class of a lifetime.

Your private studio dance lesson will be led by none other than Tony Award-winning choreographer and director Warren Carlyle (Kiss Me, Kate; Hello, Dolly!; She Loves Me) and Corbin Bleu (Kiss Me, Kate; In the Heights; High School Musical).

Once you’ve worked up a sweat, enjoy a post-class reception with healthy, delicious catering from The Village Den (co-owned by Lisle Richards and Queer Eye’s Chef Antoni Porowski).

You and your friends will each receive a complimentary pair of tap shoes so you can keep working on your shuffle-ball-change.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Class must be scheduled on a mutually agreeable date. Winners will receive Capezio gifts cards to purchase their own tap shoes prior to the class.

VALUE: Priceless (Tap shoes: $500)

DONATED BY: Warren Carlyle, Corbin Bleu, The Village Den


Get Up Close and Personal with John Lithgow and Laurie Metcalf of Hillary and Clinton

Hobnob with the stars of Broadway’s Hillary and Clinton, John Lithgow and Laurie Metcalf!

First, you and three friends will enjoy the new play by Tony nominee Lucas Hnath (A Doll’s House, Part 2)—from the best seats in the house, of course.

When the curtain falls, join John and Laurie for scintillating cocktails and conversation along with Roundabout Artistic Director and CEO Todd Haimes. It’s your chance to have an unforgettable chat with two of TV, film, and Broadway’s most beloved actors!

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Must be on a mutually agreeable date during the run of Hillary and Clinton.

VALUE: Priceless (Hillary and Clinton tickets: estimated $636)

DONATED BY: John Lithgow, Laurie Metcalf


Meet Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road 

Icon. Superstar. Rocket man. Elton John’s final tour marks the end of fifty years on the road, spreading joy and music across the globe.

You and a guest will experience his final stage spectacular from amazing seats at the Barclays Center with a meet and greet with Elton himself. Make it a full night with complimentary car service and a pre-show dinner in Brooklyn.

Don’t let the sun go down on this opportunity to bid farewell to one of pop culture’s most beloved performers.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Elton John concert is on March 9, 2019 at the Barclays Center.

VALUE: Priceless (Elton John concert tickets: $519)

DONATED BY: Elton John


Lunch with "Fosse/Verdon" and "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll sing, you’ll dance!

You and a guest are invited to lunch on the set of FX’s new Broadway miniseries, “Fosse/Verdon,” along with members of the cast and writer/showrunner Steven Levenson (Dear Evan Hansen, If I Forget). You’ll also walk the red carpet—and work those jazz hands!—at the “Fosse/Verdon” NYC premiere.

Hungry for more? Let’s do lunch with hilarious cast members of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and creator Amy Sherman-Palladino.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: “Fosse/Verdon” lunch must take place the week of March 4; “Fosse/Verdon” premiere is April 8. “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” set visit must happen on a mutually agreeable date.

VALUE: Priceless

DONATED BY: Steven Levenson, Dan Palladino and Amy Sherman-Palladino


The World 7-night Luxury Cruise and Spa Treatments

Imagine exploring every corner of the globe in exclusive luxury, experiencing a myriad of cultures and privileged access to the planet’s most exotic destinations, all from the comfort of your own home. Home is one of only 165 bespoke apartments on The World, a residential ship which brings you to a new destination every few days.

Staying fit and active is easy with yoga, Pilates, spinning bikes, swimming, a fully equipped Fitness Center, a state-of-the-art golf simulator and even a game of tennis on the only regulation-sized court at sea. The World even has its own marina, complete with kayaks, sailboats and personal watercraft. Dining aboard The World will be a palate-pleaser as well, with local ingredients and inspiration found in every dish.

Access to this private community of luxury travel combined with world-class dining, amenities and facilities is by invitation only or through the Roundabout Theatre Company’s 2019 Gala.

The World’s 2019 journey has seen the stunning shores of South Africa, the fascinating cultures of Sri Lanka and the sparkling Mediterranean. Early summer will include the French Riviera and Western Europe leads to the dramatic landscapes of Iceland and Greenland. A deep exploration of the bustling cities, sacred temples and peaceful gardens of Asia is enjoyed before a glorious New Year’s Eve celebration in Hong Kong which kicks off the Ship’s 2020 journey. Australia and Southeast Asia will be followed by Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar before heading off for the Middle East, Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Russia, and the United Kingdom.

The winning bidder will receive a 7-night voyage aboard The World in a luxurious one-bedroom Studio Residence for two guests. This voyage includes all meals, non-alcoholic beverages, select wines, spirits and champagnes from around the world, all gratuities, and all port charges.

You’ll also receive 450,000 AAdvantage miles courtesy of American Airlines to carry you in Business Class to and from your embarkment points.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: The certificate may be redeemed for any journey on the Ship’s schedule subject to availability and blackout dates until May 1, 2020 by which time the voyage must be completed. The following blackout dates apply: April 24 to May 31, 2019, August 16 to September 10, 2019, December 22, 2019 to January 2, 2020, January 15 to February 3, 2020 and March 21 to March 30, 2020. One (1) one-hour Spa treatment per person may not exceed $400 in total. Pre- and/or post-cruise hotel accommodations, transfers to and from the Ship, optional Destination Experiences and onboard personal expenses are not included. All 7 nights onboard The World must be taken consecutively and within the span of the winner’s selected voyage. Trip is non-transferable, not redeemable for cash and cannot be sold to any other parties. The winning bidder and his/her guest will be considered participants of The World’s Guest Stay Program (GSP). Those in the GSP may take a maximum of three voyages. The limit for any one voyage is 30 days with a total maximum number of 90 days. All Guests must undergo a full criminal history background check and security screening prior to boarding The World. The winning bidder must submit required biographical data, including passport information and residential address. The procedures for background checks will be seamless and no contact with the individuals being screened will be required once their biographical data has been submitted to The World. If a person is denied boarding because of unsatisfactory results from these background checks, as determined in our complete and sole discretion, The World will make no refund or compensation to the winning bidder or any other person.

VALUE: Priceless (The World: $23,850; AAdvantage miles: estimated $10,325)

DONATED BY: The World, American Airlines

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Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka in the House, for Dinner

Hilarious Hollywood power couple Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka want to host a dinner party...in your home!

You knew they were amazing actors, but did you know they’re the hosts with the most? It’s true. Neil will show off his magical mixology skills with cocktails to die for, and David—who trained at Le Cordon Bleu!—will cook a stunning meal right in your own kitchen. You’ll also enjoy amazing wine pairings provided by Golden Ram.

So invite seven super-special guests for a one-of-a-kind dinner you’ll never forget. We heard this party is going to be so incredible, Roundabout Artistic Director and CEO Todd Haimes is planning to be there with bells on!

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Will be scheduled for a mutually agreeable time and date; home must be located in Manhattan or, if the winner prefers, Roundabout Board Member Sylvia Golden will happily host in her Manhattan townhome.

VALUE: Priceless

DONATED BY: Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka, Golden Ram

LOT 11

Dine on a Broadway Stage with Annette Bening and Tracy Letts

You've seen plenty of shows, but have you ever dined onstage at a Broadway theatre?

Annette Bening and Tracy Letts invite you to be their dinner guests at the American Airlines Theatre, home of Arthur Miller's All My Sons. You'll be joined by Roundabout Artistic Director and CEO Todd Haimes, along with thirteen of your favorite friends and family.

Acclaimed chef Bob Spiegel and theatrical set designer TJ Girard of Pinch Food Design will present an exquisite banquet that's as delicious as it is dramatic, with wine provided by Golden Ram.

Opulent, extravagant, one-of-a-kind—it's sure to be an evening you'll never forget.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Must be on a mutually agreeable Sunday evening during the run of All My Sons.

VALUE: Priceless

DONATED BY: Annette Bening, Tracy Letts, Pinch Catering