Ensemble Theater Company (ETC) will present a very special fundraising event, “Curtain Up”, featuring a dinner as well as a live performance by Linda Purl (Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Story) and a silent auction. “Curtain Up” will take place on Sunday, August 21 at 5:00 p.m. at the Santa Barbara Club, 1105 Chapala Street in Santa Barbara. All proceeds support ETC’s mission to present professional quality theater in Santa Barbara. Silent auction items include a three-night stay at the Manhattan Club Penthouse in New York, which includes two Broadway shows and dinner vouchers for two extraordinary New York restaurants; a Hermosa Beach getaway for two in a beautiful condo on the Strand in Hermosa Beach; one night at the magnificent El Encanto Hotel overlooking the magnificent vistas of Santa Barbara; an Empanadas cooking class for 6 of your friends at your place; a collection of 29 wines from the cellars of ETC board members; brand new artwork by Ruth Ellen Hoag; and more unique experiences to explore. Even if you can’t attend the event in person, you can bid on auction items and purchase unique experiences, including an architectural tour of downtown Santa Barbara led by expert Paul Longanbach; or attend an intimate performance/reading with Meredith Baxter and a special guest in a contemporary Hope Ranch home. Visit etcsb.org to start bidding on these spectacular items today. Tickets to this special one-night event, including dinner and a special performance by Linda Purl at the Santa Barbara Club, are also available on the site: https://cloud.broadwayworld.com/rec/ticketclick.cfm?fromlink=2191215®id=9&articlelink=https%3A%2F%2Fetcsb.org%2Fsupport%2Fcurtain-up%2F?utm_source=BWW2022&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=article&utm_content= bottombuybutton1. For more information, write to Christine Hollinger at [email protected].
Founded in 1979, Ensemble Theater Company (ETC) is Santa Barbara’s premier professional theater company. Under the direction of the artistic director Jonathan Fox and General Manager Scott DeVine, ETC attracts accomplished performing artists from across the country.