2023 Gala & Auction – Save the date – March 31
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The Mass Arts Center invites you join us for
A Gala Celebration and Fundraiser
Friday, March 31, 6:30-11pm
at the Lakeview Pavilion, in Foxboro
In partnership with Mansfield Women of Today
Event includes a cocktail hour with music from Good Thomas,
a sit-down dinner, live auction, raffles, photo booth, wine pull, and dancing
Tickets to our live Gala are $125 per person.
Tables of up to 12 are available.
EXTENDED! Prepaid reservations must be made by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28.
The Mass Arts Center Gala
45 Lakeview Road, Foxboro
Cocktail Hour: 6:30-7:30 p.m., features raffles and a flatbread bar and music from Good Thomas.
Dinner Seating: 7:40 p.m. in the main ballroom; Raffles close
“We are so excited to recognize this year’s honorees,” said Ken Butler, Executive Director.
“The group represents a wonderful mix of talented artists who help create our productions
and volunteer leadership who are essential to helping the Center run its programs.”
“Each year we seek to identify those individuals and organizations who truly make a difference in
both the work we do at Mass Arts Center from a performance or artist’s lens, but also those who
lend their time and talents to fortifying our operations,” said Board President Brian Johnson of
Mansfield. “Our Gala Committee is busy preparing a fabulous evening to recognize our
honorees for their dedication and contributions.”
Sandra Levine, Mansfield, MA
Mass Arts Center Champion Award
Levine has served on the Mass Arts Board of Directors for many years, most
notably through a major renovation at the North Main Street location back in
2009. Sandra has appeared on stage in Mass Arts productions and has worked
very hard over the years to support the mission of the organization since its
inception back in 1993. She is a member of the Mansfield Rotary Club. Levine
is a former member of the Town of Mansfield Select Board and is a retired
teacher from the Mansfield schools.
Judith Razee, Mansfield, MA
Outstanding Volunteer Award
Razee has worked for many years as the face of Mass Arts Center, serving as
both a volunteer and on the staff in our business office helping to manage our
database and mailing lists. She is also the administrator for the Morini Gallery
and assists with preparations for our art exhibits. Her contributions are credited
with being a lifeline between the Mass Arts Center patrons and the theater
during the pandemic.
Adam Joy, South Easton, MA
Outstanding Director Award
Adam Joy has directed and choreographed for several seasons at the Mass
Arts Center. His credits include Our Town, Assassins, You’re A Good Man
Charlie Brown, and most recently Sweeney Todd in November 2022. Joy is
being honored for generously donating his time to the fundraising effort “Find
Your Light,” a musical cabaret that he and Eli Bigelow produced in the summer
of 2021 to help Mass Arts through the pandemic. He also revived his
production of Our Town in the summer of 2022 to help raise funds to support the production of an upcoming musical, Sweeney Todd.
Eli Bigelow, Quincy, MA
Outstanding Musical Director Award
Bigelow has been a musical director for the past 13 years at the Mass Arts
Center. His credits include You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown, Assassins, and
Sweeney Todd. Bigelow is being honored for his contributions as a musical
director but also his generous fundraising efforts with Adam Joy to put together
the musical cabaret “Find Your Light” in the summer of 2021.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 104 and Hugh Boyd, Mansfield, MA
Business Hero Award
Boyd and his office of the IBEW has been a gracious and wonderful neighbor to
the Mass Arts Center. He and his staff have generously supported MAC with
the use of their meeting space, parking areas for our production staff, actors
and crew as needed. This has been a logistical life saver, allowing us to
continue operations during the busy Xfinity concert months.
Auction participants must register to bid on items.
Bidding is OPEN.
The auction will open at 10 am on Saturday, March 25 and close at 10 am the following Saturday, April 1.
How You Can Support Us
Online Auction: Not attending our Gala? You can support us by bidding on our great
auction items online. Bidding opens Saturday, March 25 at 10am and closes Saturday,
April 1 at 10am. All items will be available for pickup at the Mass Arts Center on
Saturday and Sunday, April 1-2 from 10am to 2pm. Winners will be notified when
bidding closes. Bid early and often to win!!!
Lottery Dreams Raffle: You do not have to attend the Gala to participate. Winners will
be drawn live on Facebook on Saturday, April 1 around 10 a.m. Tickets must be
purchased and returned to the Mass Arts Center by 4pm Thursday, March 30.
Click here for more details.
To purchase raffle tickets,
please call the Mass Arts Center Office at 508-339-2822
or email email@example.com