Fundraising Events

Fundraising events are critical in helping us to restore our National Historic Landmark to its original glory, showcase unparalleled artistry, and share the arts with our larger community each season. In addition to our Annual Fall Gala, we host a variety of events and gatherings for our generous donors and patrons throughout the year.

2019 Annual Fall Gala

Gala Co-Chairs

Pamela Crutchfield, Helen Hall Melchior, and Dia S. & Edward S. Weil, Jr.

Invite you to the

2019 Annual Fall Gala

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Honoring Patti Eylar & Charlie Gardner with the presentation of the Adler & Sullivan Award for their lasting contributions to the arts and the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.

5PM | Cocktail Reception, Dinner, & Award Presentation

                Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel | 17 E Monroe St

8PM | Chicago Celebrates Sondheim!

                Auditorium Theatre | 50 E Ida B Wells Dr

The Auditorium Theatre salutes Stephen Sondheim, America’s greatest living composer and lyricist who celebrates his 90thbirthday this season, with a one-night-only performance. Directed and produced by Chicago’s own Joan Curto, who offers “an illuminating way to celebrate the riches of Sondheim’s art” (Chicago Tribune), singers from across the city bring their unique voices to selections from Sweeney Todd, FolliesCompanyWest Side Story, and more. The legend’s beloved music will be performed by the Chicago Philharmonic, conducted by Rich Daniels.

For Tickets, Tables, & Sponsorship

Call 312.341.2364 or email [email protected]

Black Tie Optional

Help preserve our past, present, and future with a gift to the 2019 Annual Fall Gala honoring Patti Eylar and Charlie Gardner with the Adler & Sullivan Award for their lasting contributions to the arts and the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.

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