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The Ultimate 50th Anniversary Party Takes Over a Storied Houston Theater

BY Esther Kim // 03.31.17

Break out your fabulous frocks; it’s time to fête 50 years! Society for the Performing Arts celebrates its 50th Anniversary with a festive soireé coined The Greatest Show on Earth. The SPA gala takes place this Saturday, April 1 at the Wortham Theater Center. 

Leading the night are chairs Stephanie Olsen LeGrand, Curt Karges, and Janet and Bill Seanstrom presenting delightful cuisines by Jackson and Company and invigorating live entertainment courtesy Skyrocket!. Marc and Brenda Watts will be honored during the festivities.

Sponsored by Papercity, the event will also include a silent auction. The night’s celebration benefits Society for Performing Arts and its education and community engagement programs, which provides more than 70,000 students, teachers, and parents access to the best in the performing arts.

What: SPA 50th Anniversary Gala

Who: Chairs Stephanie Olsen LeGrand, Curt Karges, and Janet and Bill Seanstrom

When: Saturday, April 1, 7 pm

Where: Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas Avenue

Tariff: Tickets start at $5,000; Tables range from $10,000 to $50,000

For more information on tickets and tables, contact Lena Khattab via email lena@spahouston.org or phone 713.632.8103.

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