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Celebrity bartender evening for annual fundraising gala at "264 The Grill"

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Celebrity bartender evening for annual fundraising gala at "264 The Grill"

Feb 14 2011
Palm Beach Dramaworks

Event date: Thursday, February 24th, 5:30-7:30pm Bartenders include: Seaview Radio Hosts Joe Ranieri, Jo Ann Pflug and Dramaworks' Bill Hayes Palm Beach Dramaworks is thrilled to announce that Palm Beach's own will honor the acclaimed theatre company with a special celebrity bartending event on Thursday, February 24th (5:30-7:30) . Located at 264 South County Road, celebrities from the world of show business are planning to be guest mixologists and tend bar for the evening. Some of the celebrities include Seaview Radio Hosts Joe Ranieri and Jo Ann Pflug as well as Dramaworks' producing Artistic Director Bill Hayes. There is no cover charge for this evening. This special event is sure to bring additional excitement to Dramaworks' popular entitled Sardi's South, an evening of dinner and entertainment slated for Saturday, March 19th (6:30PM) to benefit and celebrate West Palm Beach's longest residing theater company. At a recent planning meeting for the gala in Manhattan, Sardi's owner Max Klimavicius graciously granted the Gala's co-chairmen Calla and Ralph Guild permission to use the restaurant's well known logo, elements of the restaurant, and their legendary caricatures as themes for what promises to be a "must-attend" event this spring. Co-chaired by the Guilds, the evening will feature a celebratory cocktail hour in the beautiful Cohen Pavilion lobby. Guests will then be magically transported to Times Square and into the world famous Sardi's restaurant, where countless caricatures of theatre and film stars will line the walls. Talented students from The Dreyfoos School of the Arts will whet the crowd's appetite performing a medley of Broadway classics with direction by musical theatre teacher Bruce Linser. Table flowers, courtesy of PRA Orchids, will compliment the evening which will be enhanced by a setting of dramatic style for dinner, dancing, and sensational musical entertainment by Wayne Hosford and dance music by The Platinum Band. In celebration of the organization's eleven-year reputation of bringing some of the finest theatre to the Palm Beaches, a "behind the scenes" special presentation will highlight the company's remarkable artistic achievements and its planned new move to the . The coveted Shelly Award—bestowed for singular support of theatre—will also be presented during the festivities. Susan Bloom and Sydelle Meyer will serve as Grand Benefactors, joined by Elfriede Grevendick and Virginia Sand, the evening's honorary chairwomen. The dedicated Gala Committee members include: Ilene Adams, Pat Bradshaw, Pat Cook, Peter Cromarty, Esther Dinerstein Rita and Gus Hauser, Sally Ann Howes, Rhoda Kleid, Dorothy Lappin, Carlton & Joan Moody, Elizabeth Neuhoff, Joann Pflug, Faith Schulstrom, Linda & Donald Silpe, and Chet Tart. Proceeds from the benefit will support Palm Beach Dramaworks. Tickets are $350. Tables of 10 start at $3,500 and are tax deductible as provided by law. (The Kravis Center is conveniently located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL) For more information, visit the page.