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2018 Globe Gala

Save the date for the 2018 Globe Gala:

Saturday, September 22

The Old Globe's Copley Plaza

Karen CohnNina Doede, and Sheryl White, Gala Co-Chairs

Audrey Geisel, Honorary Chair

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Her signature scarf and eyeliner have captivated audiences across the country. With voice booming bright, Andra Day resonates with passion, perseverance, and power amongst audiences everywhere. Day’s full-length album debut Cheers to the Fall (Buskin Records/Warner Bros. Records) garnered a 2016 Grammy Award nomination for Best R&B Album, while its anthemic Platinum lead single “Rise Up” achieved a nod for Best R&B Performance, as did “Stand Up for Something,” which Ms. Day performed at the 90th Academy Awards on March 4. Soul courses through Day’s DNA. During her childhood in San Diego, the budding songstress split her time between singing in the church choir and diligently studying dance, theatre, and music at the School of Creative and Performing Arts. Galvanized by the likes of Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Etta James, Lauryn Hill, and Janis Joplin, Day followed in their footsteps by developing a style that’s unequivocally her own.

The can’t-miss black-tie event will begin at 6:00 p.m. with an elegant reception of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the Globe’s Copley Plaza, followed by the performance by Day at 7:00 p.m. on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. After the performance, dinner and dancing will light up Copley Plaza until midnight.

Underwriting opportunities start at $4,500; tables of 10 start at $8,000; and single tickets start at $800. Gala Underwriters and table sponsors will be also invited to an exclusive Underwriters Party in advance of the Gala.

To reserve tickets, contact Events Director Eileen Prisby at (619) 684-4146 or email at eprisby@TheOldGlobe.org.

Special thanks to the following 2017 Gala Underwriters!

To support this year’s Gala contact Eileen Prisby at (619) 684-4146.

Audrey S. Geisel and the Dr. Seuss Fund at The San Diego Foundation

Darlene Marcos Shiley
Sheryl and Harvey White

Valerie and Harry Cooper
Doug and Geniya Manchester

Mary Beth Adderley
Karen and Don Cohn
Nina and Robert Doede
Joan and Irwin Jacobs
Laurie Mitchell and Brent Woods
Gillian and Tony Thornley
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
Pam Wagner and Hans Tegebo
Vicki and Carl Zeiger

(Underwriters at the Sapphire Circle level and higher)