Groff, White, Rebeck, Black and Finn Among Participants in Playwrights Horizons' Online Auction

News   Groff, White, Rebeck, Black and Finn Among Participants in Playwrights Horizons' Online Auction A trapeze lesson with Tony nominee Jonathan Groff and a double date with Tony-winning actress Julie White and playwright Theresa Rebeck are being auctioned to benefit Off-Broadway's Playwrights Horizons.
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Online bidding began April 9 for the special auction that is presented in association with Playwrights Horizons' spring gala, "I Can See So Far," which will be held April 27 at Guastavino's. In addition to a high-flying trapeze experience with Groff (Spring Awakening, Singing Forest) and a date with White (Little Dog Laughed) and Rebeck (Mauritius), Playwrights Horizons is also auctioning lunch with Steve Buscemi and his producer, a five-player golf game with Lewis Black, a personalized original song from William Finn and a CNN tour and lunch with political analyst Jeffrey Toobin.

Additional items include a signed piece of handwritten music (cut from Grey Gardens) by composer Scott Frankel, a signed poster from the cast of Dead Man's Cell Phone, and a CD of original interviews, which served as the basis for Doug Wright's Tony-winning play I Am My Own Wife.

Tickets and backstage tours for The Little Mermaid and Wicked are also being auctioned, in addition to travel, dining and sports packages. The auction continues through April 23. To bid visit PlaywrightsHorizonsMarket.

The April 27 gala benefit will feature performances from Tony winners LaChanze and B.D. Wong, as well as Tony nominee Jonathan Groff. Honorary co-chairs for the evening include William Finn and James Lapine.