The Vineyard Theatre offers its first online charity auction — featuring rare, autographed theatre, film and television collectibles; opening night and film premiere tickets; backstage tours of Broadway’s biggest shows; lunches with celebrities; and much more — on eBay.com, now through May 3rd. Proceeds benefit the not-for-profit Vineyard Theatre.
Vineyard’s eBay auction features tickets to the opening night of AVENUE Q in London. Also up for auction are unique ticket packages for current and upcoming shows, including AVENUE Q, WICKED, SWEENEY TODD, BRIDGE & TUNNEL, THE WEDDING SINGER, STUFF HAPPENS, Sandra Bernhard’s EVERYTHING BAD AND BEAUTIFUL, Blue Man Group, STOPPING TRAFFIC, PIG FARM, SPRING AWAKENING, and THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED, plus tickets to The Vineyard Theatre, The Public Theater with LAByrinth Theater, Manhattan Theatre Company, Manhattan Class Club, Signature Theatre, Second Stage Theatre, and others.
Theater fans can bid on lunches with Tony Award-winning actress Kathleen Chalfant, the cast of Off-Broadway’s hit musical [title of show], and Tony-nominee Judy Kuhn (CHESS) with New York Magazine food critic Adam Platt. Film fans can bid on tickets to premieres of movies: “Trust the Man” with David Duchovny; and “Marie and Bruce” with Julianne Moore, Matthew Broderick and Campbell Scott.
Other items of note include an outfit worn and autographed by Bette Midler; a baseball jacket autographed by “The Closer” star Kyra Sedgwick; plays signed by Edward Albee, Craig Lucas, Paula Vogel, Doug Wright, Christopher Shinn and others; MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG collectibles signed by Lonny Price and Stephen Sondheim; “Lady in the Water” movie poster signed by director M. Night Shyamalan; a “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” script signed by Chris Noth; Disney’s “Pocahontas” DVD and CD signed by Judy Kuhn (voice of Pocahontas); autographed memorabilia from past Vineyard productions, including FLORA, THE RED MENACE, PEOPLE ARE WRONG!, MIRACLE BROTHERS, and AFTER ASHLEY; tickets to “The Late Show with David Letterman”; box seats to the New York Mets; dinner for 4 at the Union Square Cafe, a Harvest in the Square food tasting; a rare Broadway Bares costume sketch; and much more!