Introducing our Spectacular 2017 Silent Auction Prizes

At our upcoming 6th annual GALA you’ll have the chance to go home with a wide assortment of LUXURIOUS, STUPENDOUS, MIRACULOUS, utterly INCREDIBLE PRIZES!

Seven Night Mexico Vacation in La Paz
Enjoy a 7 night stay for up to 7 people in an incredible beachfront condo in La Paz, Mexico! Wake up each morning and watch dolphins swim by while you drink coffee from your private balconies. There is plenty of patio furniture, a gas grill, and amazing views of the Sea of Cortez and the City. Look down at the magnificent pool, restaurant, jacuzzi and volleyball courts below, or run downstairs and jump in!

A Pair of Premium Tickets to Broadway’s Come From Away with Backstage Tour
New York Times Critics’ Pick Come From Away takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that put their lives on hold and opened their homes to this world of strangers. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

This breathtaking show written by Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and directed by Tony®-nominee Christopher Ashley (Memphis), is hailed by The Washington Post as, “an exuberant antidote for what ails the American soul,” and Newsweek as, “a funny, charming and uplifting celebration that does what all the best musicals do: takes you to a place you never want to leave.” With our package, you’ll receive a pair of premium tickets to the show, and get escorted backstage following the performance by a member of the producing team, Natalie Gershtein, who also happens to be Pipeline’s very own producing director.

Exclusive Tour for 2 of New York Public Radio Studios
New York Public Radio is home to three of the country’s leading public radio stations – WNYC FM, WNYC AM and WQXR FM – as well as New Jersey Public Radio and The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space. Get an exclusive behind the scenes look at the home of popular podcasts, including RadioLab, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Death, Sex, & Money, Snap Judgement, and Freakonomics Radio.

Swarovski Crystal Jewelry by Robert Sorrell
Sorrell Originals creates one-of-a-kind jewelry prized for its distinctive design. Sorrell jewels appear in the most prestigious collections in the world. All are unique. While there may be more than one version of some pieces, no two are identical. Most combine various types of Austrian, German or Czech crystal. More recent pieces also incorporate various synthetics like CZs, as well as hard stones and occasionally some wood or antique ivory carvings. The item available in our auction is a handmade, one-of-a-kind piece, created for the purposes of our gala by renowned designer Robert Sorrell himself. The piece is approximately 6 inches tall by 3.5 inches wide. Austrian cut Swarovski Crystal.

Dinner and a Show for 2 at 54 Below
Feinstein’s/54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club, offers an unforgettable New York nightlife experience, combining performances by Broadway’s best with world class dining in an elegant setting. Steps from Times Square, the club is known as Broadway’s living room, a home away from home for Broadway professionals and audiences alike. With pre-theatre dinner offered nightly from 5pm, Feinstein’s/54 Below has set a new culinary standard for New York City entertainment venues.

Four Night Mountain Escape in Napanoch, NY
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a four night cabin stay on a beautiful hillside. Just a two-hour drive from the city, you’ll enjoy mountains, sunset views, open meadow, woods and nearby hikes, farms stands, and antique stores. Dogs are welcome – great for cookouts! Ready for some peace and quiet? We’ve got it for you.

Mighty Nova Hot and Heavy Package
This package offered by our friends at Ars Nova includes a free tickets to KPOP (upcoming co-production with Ma-Yi Theatre and Woodshed Collective), and Lucky Ones (upcoming musical from The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher), as well as half price tickets to all comedy, music, and developmental programming (over 100 events), plus one half-price buddy ticket to each Ars Nova Off-Broadway show. You’ll also receive access to exclusive early ticket booking to ensure you get your first choice of show dates, as well as one half-price Bars Nova drink at every show.

VIP Tour of the Li-Lac Chocolate Factory and Li-Lac Chocolate Gift Basket
Li-Lac Chocolates is Manhattan’s oldest chocolate house, in operation since 1923. They make old-world artisan chocolate in small batches for exceptional quality and superior taste – using original recipes, time-honored techniques, and quality ingredients. Their selection of fresh chocolate – more than 120 items – is one of the largest selections of fresh gourmet chocolate in America. Every delicious item is made by hand, locally in New York City, and guaranteed for freshness. This package comes with a VIP tour of the Li-Lac Chocolate factory in Brooklyn for up to 8 people, plus the coveted NYC Chocolate Gift Basket (weighing in at just over 3.5 pounds, also from Li-Lac).

A Pair of Tickets to Kinky Boots on Broadway
Kinky Boots is the winner of every major best musical award, including the Tony and Grammy and London’s Olivier Award. Featuring 16 original songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony-winning theater legend Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Tony-winner Jerry Mitchell, this joyous sensation “struts its stuff with sparkles, stilettos, and heart!” (Sydney Morning Herald). There’s never been a better time to experience Kinky Boots, Broadway’s “dazzling, sassy, and uplifting” (Time Out London) smash!

Exclusive Tour of the United Nations
Established on October 24, 1945, the United Nations promotes international cooperation and now includes 193 countries. The headquarters are located in New York City along the East River, and you’ll get an exclusive tour, led by a UN insider. This is not your average UN tour, you’ll get access to areas not available to the public and you’ll get to see diplomacy in action.

Pair of Season Subscriptions to Second Stage Theater
This package includes tickets to A Parallelogram by Bruce Norris, Somebody’s Daughter by Chisa Hutchinson, and Torch Song by Harvey Fierstein, as well as flexible ticket purchases, ticket exchange privileges, exclusive access to the best seats, discounts for friends, wine tastings, post-show discussions, and discounts at a number of NY’s best restaurants.

Sky Ting 10 Class Pass Plus $500 Gift Certificate to Outdoor Voices
The instructors at Sky Ting blend a medley of yoga lineages in their teaching. Cross-pollinating yogic material allows them to create something wholly new yet refined with rich substance and history. They braid a diverse pool of influences (Katonah, Taoist, Hatha and Vinyasa, as well as several different meditation and breathing practices) which they believe creates the strongest possible offering for the physical, emotional, and cultural health and well being of their wonderful community. They also believe this direction helps create the most passionate, responsive and nurturing learning experience for their students.

Sky Ting has been hailed as “fashion’s favorite yoga instructors” by the New York Times, so it’s only appropriate that this package also comes with a $500 gift certificate to Outdoor Voices. Outdoor Voices makes clothes for sweating in — interchangeable layers that play nice in any season or activity. From dog jogs to dodgeball, they’re after a wardrobe that spans gym-life and life-life without sweating the small stuff.

Pair of Tickets to ANIMAL at Atlantic Theater Company
The New York premiere of ANIMAL, by Clare Lizzimore, directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurchl, and starring Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall, begins performances at Atlantic on May 24. Rachel has it all: marriage, house, career. So why does she suddenly have this creeping feeling? Did she leave something behind? Or is there something in the walls…? Her husband thinks she needs time; her psychiatrist suggests positive thinking. But then the visions start. A darkly comic play about the underside of domesticity, the complexity of the brain in chaos, and the thin line between sinking and survival.

Calligraphy Class with Nikki Petuss
Learn the basics of calligraphy and walk away with not only your very own pointed pen, but the knowledge of how to use it! Whether you’re dying to pen your latest play the old fashioned way, or saw some cute shit on Pinterest you’d like to replicate, this workshop is for you! In this intimate one-hour class we’ll cover (and you’ll be provided with) the supplies that will help you calligraph with success, how to get away with saying ‘to calligraph’ without sounding like a jerk, and the techniques that’ll have you writing like a hip scribe in no time.

Pair of Tickets to Sojourners & Her Portmanteau at New York Theatre Workshop
In a two-part theatrical event, NYTW Usual Suspect Ed Sylvanus Iskandar brings to life the singularly poetic world of playwright and NYTW Usual Suspect Mfoniso Udofia’s Sojourners and Her Portmanteau. Performed in repertory, these two chapters of Udofia’s sweeping, nine-part saga, The Ufot Cycle, chronicle the triumphs and losses of the tenacious matriarch of a Nigerian family. In Sojourners, a young, pregnant Abasiama struggles with the responsibilities of her arranged marriage as her husband becomes seduced by 1970s American culture. Intent on finishing her university studies so that she can return to Nigeria, Abasiama weighs her dreams and obligations as she attempts to move forward. Decades later, the full impact of her decision erupts when Abasiama’s family is reunited in Her Portmanteau. As Nigerian traditions clash with the realities of American life, Abasiama and her daughters must confront complex familial legacies that span time, geography, language and culture. Presented in two parts, this heartrending pairing probes into the ties that bind mothers and daughters and how we define home. Sojourners and Her Portmanteau are produced in association with The Playwrights Realm who premiered Sojourners last winter in a limited engagement world premiere production. Her Portmanteau is the recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award.

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