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2018 Applause! Gala
10.20.2018 05.30PM - 10.00PM
Phoenix Theatre - Phoenix
Charity/Benefit Events


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Phoenix Theatre and event chairs Vicki Marce and Jill Garcia, are proud to announce the honorees for the 2018 Applause! Gala

The Charro Foundation

Pope Humanitarian Award


Char Hubble

Woman Who Cares


Susie Wesley

Woman Who Cares

Reed Glick

Man of Character


Jennifer Bohnert

Angel of the Art


The Phoenix Theatre Board of Directors present

Producing Artistic Director Michael Barnard a special Award of Excellence for 20 years of artistic achievement at Phoenix Theatre


DATE Saturday, October 20, 2018

TIME 5:30 pm Cocktails, 6:30 pm Show & Dinner

ATTIRE Cocktail – Gold, Silver or Black Recommended

LOCATION Phoenix Theatre

100 East McDowell Road

Phoenix, Arizona


This show-stopping evening features an original musical theatre tribute honoring those who have contributed substantially to our community. Our theatrical celebration includes a cocktail reception and dinner under the stars, provided by M Catering, while being  serenaded by the venerable Stan Kenton Alumni Orchestra following an unforgettable live show.



The Applause! Gala supports Phoenix Theatre’s great work, both on stage and in the community. Attendance sustains our efforts to provide entertainment to tens of thousands of community members, add to the canon of American theatre through our creation of new plays and musicals, and employ over 300 local artists each year. Through your participation in our Gala, you will also embolden our outreach programming to continue spreading hope and understanding to children and families across the Valley.


Tickets are now on sale at www.phoenixtheatre.com/gala

Contact Michael Dobbs at 602.889.5291 for details on tickets and sponsorship opportunities.


Can’t attend?  Show your support by purchasing a ticket to for Applause! Raffle to win one of three exciting prizes listed below! In addition to potentially winning an amazing experience, your ticket purchase ensures a sense of pride and purpose that comes with supporting the arts. Every dollar funds the dynamic productions you see on stage all season long as well as the numerous, vital community outreach programs we deliver across the Valley.

First Prize: Broadway Bound Trip for Two

Second Prize: Chicago Theatre Trip for Two

Third Prize: Valley Adventure Package

Individual tickets can be purchased for $25 or a book of five for $100

Raffle tickets are now on sale at www.phoenixtheatre.com/raffle