Local News: Main Street Theaterâ€™s Third Annual Autumn Follies GalaPosted by: Staffon 2007/9/25 9:40:00 2204 reads Autumn Follies Gata at MST
October 5, 2007
The event is a celebrity-studded, one-night-only benefit performance of the specially-created musical theater piece The Best Little Icehouse in Texas with cameo appearances by local celebrities including Apollo 13 Flight Director Gene Kranz, Astros great Larry Dierker, and Bravoâ€™s Project Runway Season 2 Winner (and local LOT 8 boutique owner) Chloe Dao, Fox 26 Morning News Team's Lanny Griffith, Andrews Kurth attorney Sylvia Matthews, Harris County Commissioner Sylvia Garcia, PBSâ€™s Ernie Manouse and Doug Mueller, Momentum Audiâ€™s Jared Lang, and Health & Fitness Sports Magazineâ€™s Lisa Malosky. Professional actors Doris Davis, Katharine Randolph, and Joel Sandel will be anchoring the production...
The Follies will highlight an evening which will feature an auction, heavy hors dâ€™oeuvres reception provided by MÃ©lange, the one-hour performance followed by a champagne dessert. The event will be staged at MSTâ€™s facility at Chelsea Market and will benefit the theaterâ€™s youth and outreach programs. Event sponsors are Bracewell & Giuliani and Continental Airlines.
Live and silent auction highlights include the blue satin gown worn by of Tony-award winner Carlin Glynn as â€œMiss Monaâ€ in the original Broadway and London productions of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (one of costume designer Ann Rothâ€™s favorites, this gown was featured on the original album cover); a baseball bat autographed by Craig Biggio; up to 7-day Holland America Line cruise for two to Alaska with 2 coach class Continental Airlines tickets; lunch for two with Larry Dierker; lunch for two with Gene Kranz; and a one-of-a-kind sculpture by Texas artist David Graeve.
Date & Time:
October 5, 2007
Main Street Theater â€“ Chelsea Market, 4617 Montrose Blvd.
Call 713-524-3622 for tickets
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