Posted By TBA Staff,
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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What an amazing evening! Thank you to all who made the Blushing Orchid Ball such a success. The costumes were dazzling, the formalwear was dashing, and the pink pink pink everywhere lit up the whole party!
Special thanks to our generous sponsors, the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco and San Francisco Media Company!
Sincere thanks to our treasured supporters who hosted virtual tables: the Gensler VIP Table, the Moonalice VIP Table, Kathy King & Jerry Cahill's VIP Table, the Harden Partners Table and the Artist Table. Bringing people together like this really made the party!
To our fabulous celebrity costume judges, special guests Brian Boitano, Franc D'Ambrosio, Davis Gaines, Sharon McNight and Lee Roy Reams - a heartfelt thank-you for your support and great good will!
To Valerie Weak, who not only ran the paddle-raise donation auction with aplomb, but became a donor herself - thank you! Your support means so much!
And last, but certainly not least, a Blushing Orchid thank you to all of our honorees: Eddy Chambers (San Francisco Playhouse), Jerry Deruntz and Katherine Ingold (Foothill Music Theatre), Robert Estes (PUS Theatre), Frank Wu (Just Theater), Rita Nolan (Ray of Light Theater), Everett "Alx" Alexander (African-American Shakespeare Company), Eric Chazankin (6th Street Playhouse), Stefin Collins (Custom Made Theatre Co.), Laurie Gossett (Douglas Morrisson Theatre), Cheshire Isaacs (Impact Theatre), Catherine Brannigan (Theatre Rhinoceros), Nancy Livingston (American Conservatory Theater), Dugan Moore (Crowded Fire Theater Company), Jennifer Rainin (Berkeley Repertory Theatre), Stephanie Alyson Henderson, Megan Cohen, Dawn Monique Williams, Aldo Billingslea, David Ford, Catherine Castellanos, Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Torange Yeghiazarian and Leslie Martinson. You and your hard work make our community the thriving, exciting arts hub that it is!
See you next year - and keep on Blushin'!