Syracuse Stage brings patrons and supporters back together for annual Gala

Syracuse Stage brings patrons and supporters back together for annual Gala

A new twist on Gala provides outdoor in-person and virtual options and silent auction open to the public


Bousquet Holstein PLLC

Jacki and Michael Goldberg

The Hayner Hoyt Corporation

The Dorothy and Marshall M. Reisman Foundation

Syracuse University

SYRACUSE, NY – Syracuse Stage brings patrons and supporters back together for the first time since March 2020 at itsAnnual Galaon June 10 at Springside Farm in Pompey, New York. The outdoor in-person event features live music from jazz group Andrew Carroll Trio, food trucks, open bar, lawn games, premium gift bags and more. A virtual option is also available and includes a specially curated dinner and dessert delivered to a supporter’s home, access to a virtual Gala video program and gift bag.

Also part of Gala is a silent auction that is open to the public and Gala attendees. The silent auction will open prior to the gala and includes a wide variety of unique items and priceless experiences. Items and descriptions will be available forviewing onlineand bidding conducted remotely via smartphone and computer desktop. 

“We are thrilled to come together after a long and immeasurably challenging 14 months,”said Jill Anderson, Syracuse Stage managing director.“Although we have been apart, the last year has seen Stage in some ways more active and engaged than ever. One of only a handful of companies in the nation to continue to produce new full productions throughout the 2020-2021 season, Stage has made good on its pledge to be a vital partner to Central New York, offering six plays for home viewing, as well as a variety of new programs for the community. We are so grateful for the steadfast support of our patrons throughout the pandemic and hope that we will be together at the theater this fall.”

The silent auction is open now to the public for bidding. The auction features a wide variety of unique items and priceless experiences including travel opportunities to exotic locales with round-trip airfare and deluxe accommodations, valid for 3 years with no blackout dates; one-of-a-kind artwork; restaurant packages; and much more.

Auction registration is available atSSG2021.givesmart.comor by textingSSG2021 to 76278. Bidding closes Thursday, June 10 at 11:59 p.m.

In-person and virtual tickets are available for purchase For tables or sponsorships, please contact Stefania Ianno at 315.443.2709


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Nancy and Bill Byrne

The Gifford Foundation


National Grid


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Bank of America

Bond, Schoeneck and King

Cathedral Candle Company

Century Title Agency, Inc.

Edward S. Green & Associates, LLC

Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield

HUNT Mortgage Corporation

Unio Capital LLC


George S. Bain

Dan and Ann Lent

Mackenzie Hughes LLP


Founded in 1974, Syracuse Stage is the non-profit, professional theatre company in residence at Syracuse University. It is nationally recognized for creating stimulating theatrical work that engages Central New York and significantly contributes to the artistic life of Syracuse University, where it is a vital partner in achieving the educational mission of the University’s Department of Drama. Syracuse Stage’s mission is to tell stories that engage, entertain and inspire people to see life beyond their own experience. Each season 70,000 patrons enjoy an adventurous mix of new plays, and bold interpretations of classics and musicals, featuring the finest theatre artists. In addition, Stage maintains a vital educational outreach program that annually serves more than 15,000 students from 14 counties. Syracuse Stage is a constituent of the Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, and a member of the Arts and Cultural Leadership Alliance (ACLA), the University Hill Corporation and the East Genesee Regent Association. Syracuse Stage is a member of The League of Resident Theatres (LORT), the largest professional theatre association in the country.

Syracuse Stage  I  Artistic Director: Robert M. Hupp  I  Managing Director: Jill A. Anderson

820 E. Genesee St. I  Main:315-443-4008  I  Box Office:315-443-3275  I

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