Just in time for Halloween, Bygone Theatre presents the third show in the radio hour series;
Retro Radio Hour – Suspense!
Join us for a chilling evening of spooky oldies music, terrifying vintage radio plays and a hauntingly good raffle. Come in costume – if you dare – for a chance to win a prize! All proceeds go towards our November production of Rope.
Date & Time: One night only, Thursday October 23rd, 8:00pm – 10:00pm Venue: Black Swan Comedy, 2nd floor of the Black Swan Tavern, 154 Danforth Ave., Toronto Tickets: Available at the door – $5.00 cash
We’ve been posting so many awesome raffle and silent auction prizes on facebook that it’s getting hard to keep track of them all, so we thought it would be best to sum them all up here:
Silent Auction Prizes:
Executive Producer Credit On Our Next Show:
Want all the glitz and glamour of being a producer, without any of the work? Why not bid on prize #1, an Executive Producer Credit on our next show! Being an Executive Producer means you get credit on facebook, twitter, our website and in the program. You get to join us at the cast party and you get two free comps to the show! What’s not to love? Value: Priceless 😉 Bid Starting At: $200.00
Two 45 Minute Monologue Coaching Sessions with Director Douglas Beattie: Two 45 minute sessions with director Douglas Beattie, to work on a monologue of the actor’s choice.This is a perfect opportunity for aspiring and accomplished actors alike to get some advice from a veteran in the theatre world. Douglas Beattie is best known for his work on the long-running Wingfield series (directed by Doug, written by Dan Needles and performed by Rod Beattie). In addition to directing the Wingfield shows, Doug has been guest director at the Stratford Festival, the Belfry Theatre (Victoria), Lighthouse Festival (Port Dover ON), Theatre Orangeville, the Blyth Festival, the Piggery Theatre (North Hatley PQ), Thousand Islands Playhouse, Gryphon Theatre (Barrie ON), and the Grand Theatre (London ON). He is the founding Artistic Director of Guelph’s Touchmark Theatre and President of Douglas Beattie Theatrical Productions Ltd. Value: Hour long sessions with many coaches generally cost about $100/hour Bids Starting At: $50.00
Custom Portrait by Artist Philip Rice: Philip Rice is a talented Toronto artist and the man behind our awesome “Doubt: A Parable” poster. Philip has generously offered to create a custom portrait for the highest bidder! Value: $100.00 Bids Starting At: $20.00
2 Season Subscriptions from Scarborough Music Theatre: Scarborough Music Theatre has generously donated 2 season subscriptions to their 2013/2014 season: “Spamalot”, “Little Women”, “A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum”. Value: $110.00 Bids Starting At: $40.00
A Pair of Tickets to a Jays Game
Generously donated by an anonymous supporter, we have a pair of tickets to the June 22nd Jays game against the Orioles, section 114. Value: aprox $100 Bids Starting At: $35.00
Mega Tea Set: Donated by Brian and Margaret McGrath, we have a box of 50 assorted whole leaf pyramid teabags from Tealeaves, and a 4 piece tea set; a mug with with a lid, saucer and tea infuser. Value: aprox $50 Bids Starting At: $10.00
Retro Comedy DVD Collection:
Donated by Matt McGrath, we have a Monty Python’s Flying Circus 2 DVD box set (the second set) and a Comedy Classics 5 DVD box set, with films by The Three Stooges, Laurel & Hardy, Abbott & Cosetello and Danny Kaye. Value: aprox $45 Bids Starting At: $10.00
Five Prints by Photographer Chris Robinson:
Generously donated by Chris Robinson, we have 5 of his awesome prints. Value: The photographer doesn’t generally sell these, so that makes them priceless! Bids Starting At: $10.00
$20 Gift Certificate to The Lakeview Restaurant, donated by Maja Rakocevic.
$30 Gift Certificate to The Dizzy Gastro Sports Pub, donated by Maja Rakocevic.
Retro Radio Hour is fast approaching! Join us Saturday May 11 from 8:00 – 11:00pm at the Winchester Kitchen (51 Winchester St.). It’ll be an evening of bygone entertainment; retro radio plays, great oldies music, a silent auction and a raffle. At the end of the evening we will announce our summer show with info on auditions. This is a great chance to network and we encourage other groups to bring flyers for their own shows so we can share them around. Don’t miss it!