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Boston's The Theater Offensive kicks off 20th season with climACTS Under A Big Top!
gala benefit April 28

BOSTON, MA- 04-05-09 - Celebrating their 20th Anniversary of innovative GLBT artistic and community programming, The Theater Offensive's annual benefit gala is set for Tuesday April 28, 2009 at 7:30pm.

Amanda Palmer The acclaimed "party of the year" will be more fun than ever because this year's theme is "climACTS Under A Big Top!" The event will be held in the Big Apple Circus Tent, City Hall Plaza, Boston and The Ringmaster for this special evening will be Amanda Palmer of the Dresden Dolls.

Highlights will include exotic food and beverages, go-go boys and girls, a performance by acrobatic juggling duo The LaSalle Brothers and tightwire performer Sarah Schwartz and the one-of-a-kind ≥LIVE≤ auction (Gay Golden-Globe-nominated actor Neil Patrick Harris will host a visit to the set of his top-rated CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," African Safari, Ultimate Red Sox/Yankees VIP ticket and tour package, Garden Party with Joan & Bob Parker, Mykonos Vacation and Prague "Fluffer" Package with William Higgins ).

Organized by co-chairs Joan Parker, Tony Corey, Liz Page, Harry Collings, Richard Giglio and Donald Vaughan with Honorary Co-Chair Mayor Thomas M. and Angela Menino. Tickets are $175 per person and available at 866-811-4111 or www.theatermania.com.

Contact Emily Kuhlman at emily@thetheateroffensive.org for information on how to buy a group of 10 Party "Table" tickets, become an event sponsor or to purchase tickets to the Private VIP reception (VIP at 6:30pm). For more information go online www.thetheateroffensive.org.

Joanne Barrett
22 1/2 Suffolk Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
work 617 547-2265/ cell 617 834-6021


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