“Hand-in-Hand Through the Sand: Together in Florida Paradise” is a not-to-be-missed evening that will feature performances from the casts of Million Dollar Quartet, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Cabaret, and more! Hosted by Artistic Director Greg Longenhagen, the evening brings together the theatre’s staff, your favorite Ensemble Members, guest artists, volunteers, and patrons to celebrate Florida Rep and its place in our community as an important art and cultural outlet and “one of America’s top repertory companies.” (The Wall Street Journal)
Every dollar raised during the event will be matched 100% by anonymous donors. Florida Rep and its Educational Programming need your help and support now more than ever, and this Virtual Fundraising Gala is your chance to double your impact!
How to Donate during the event: All funds raised during the event will be matched 100%.
Text Your Donation by texting “Rep” to 243725,
Call in Your Pledge to the box office at 239-332-4488,
Remember to make your donation or pledge during the event. You can call our Development Director, Renee Pesci, at 239-219-1540 if you have any questions.
Online Auction: The Virtual Gala features an auction with a dazzling array of items from travel packages, behind-the-scenes Florida Rep experiences, sailing course from Offshore Sailing School, and one-of-a-kind jewelry from Mark Loren Designs – just to name a few. The auction opens online on Feb. 15th, and bidding continues through the end of the gala on Feb. 27th. Auction winners will be announced at the close of the live event later that night.
How to Watch: The Virtual Gala will be broadcast live on our digital platforms: Vimeo, Facebook, and YouTube. Please be sure to LIKE our Facebook page to make watching there even easier on Feb. 27. The Virtual house opens at 5:30 PM.
Betty & Don Abbott • Mark & Carolyn Ain • Fred & Jean Allegretti Foundation • Linda Sebastian & Guy Almeling • Anytime Fitness • Darlene & Val Arnold • Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel • Lynne & Marvin Birdt • Naomi Bloom & Ron Wallace • Caroline & William Bloomhall • Jane & Bob Breisch • Alexandra & Eunice Bremner • Judy & Barry Bronstein • Janet & Bruce Bunch • Dan & Linda Carp • Jonatha & James Castle / Grampy's Charities • Joseph Catti / FineMark National Bank & Trust • Dr. Maura Chippendale / Chippendale Audiology • City of Fort Myers - COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY • Cohen & Grigsby • Doris & Steve Colgate / Offshore Sailing School • William E. Cross Foundation • Dennis & Peg Crowley • Janice & Michael Danzig • Mary & Hugh Denison • Ruth & Robert Diefenbach • Louis & Patricia A. Dunning • Emily Eason • Gloria & John Fassett • Florida Weekly • Claiborne & Ned Foulds Foundation • Ellie Fox • David Fritz / CRUISE EVERYTHING • Doug & Linda Garde • Mark & Lynne Gorovoy • Vici & Russ Hamm • Dr. Susan B Herbel • Missy Jordan • Kearns Restaurant Group • KIDS’ MINDS MATTER • Dr. Klucka Allergy and Asthma • Melody Landry • Marc & Lise Laviolette • Bonney Leckie / Century 21 Realty – Selling Paradise • Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC) • Lee County Tourist Development Council • Lee Health • Judith Leeder • Bev & Tom Lisle • Sunny & Clive Lubner / Clive Daniel Home • Joel Magyar • Mark Loren Designs • Dr. Gail D. McClure • Mary Ann & Martin McLaughlin • Robin & Jan Mills • James & Yolanda Mitchell • Michael & Cannella Mullins • National New Play Network • Northern Trust / Fay Gronski • Nu Image Cleaners • Joel & Bunny Ospa • Clif & Tina Parker • Diane & Ronald Pierce • Noreen Raney • Sue & Jack Rogers • Gayle Rosemann & Paul McElwee • Sam Galloway Ford Lincoln • Sanibel Captiva Community Bank / David Hall • Gene & Lee Seidler • Allen & Elizabeth Shevach • The Shubert Foundation, Inc. • Southwest Florida Community Foundation • State of Florida / Division of Cultural Affairs • Lee Ann Tauck / L.A.T. Foundation • TOTI Media • Twisted Vine Bistro • Judy Weiner • Waterman Broadcasting • West Bay Community Foundation WGCU Public Media • Lee Moore & Dee Whited • William & Patricia M. Wiggenhorn • Cliff Williams • Arthur M. Zupko