Special to The Sun
OKLA. CITY —
Local arts supporters will don their finest formal attire as Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma kicks off the Halloween holiday with its 17th annual gala fundraising event, the 2012 Broadway Ball presented by Devon Energy, at The Skirvin Hilton Hotel at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19. The event will benefit Lyric’s year-round, main stage productions as well as its Thelma Gaylord Academy.
Lyric strives to provide patrons with world class productions year after year both at the Civic Center Music Hall during the summer months and Lyric’s Plaza Theatre during the fall, winter and spring. At Lyric’s Thelma Gaylord Academy, budding theater performers are trained by talented teachers in art forms such as dance, acting, vocal performance and more.
Broadway Ball attendees and Lyric patrons have several ways to generously contribute prior to and during the event.
A large number of live and silent auction items will be available for bidding during Broadway Ball.
The 2012 Broadway Ball is chaired by Susan Chambers and co-chaired by Debbie Nauser. The event is presented by Devon Energy with major support from The Chickasaw Nation. For sponsorship or ticket information visit LyricTheatreOKC.com/
broadwayball or call Development Associate Catherine Warren at 524-9310.