A spokesperson for the now-closed production of the George S. Kaufman-Edna Ferber play said that "select pieces of [John Lee Beatty's] set" will be auctioned at the Vivian Beaumont Theater Jan. 30. The evening begins at 6 PM with a glass of wine, and the auction is set for 6:50 PM. James Niven, vice-chairman of the famed Sotheby's, will serve as the auctioneer. Admission is limited for the free event, and reservations are required. Those interested should call (212) 501-3251. The Vivian Beaumont Theatre is located at Lincoln Center, 150 West 65th Street.
Dinner at Eight played the Vivian Beaumont, Nov. 23, 2002 through Jan. 26, 2003. Under the direction of Gerald Gutierrez, the cast included Joanne Camp, Rhys Coiro, Kevin Conway, John Dossett, Christine Ebersole, Julian Gamble, Enid Graham, Joe Grifasi, Byron Jennings, Simon Jutras, Joseph Kamal, Karl Kenzler, Mark La Mura, Anne Lange, Philip LeStrange, Mark Lotito, Charlotte Maier, Peter Maloney, Deborah Mayo, Ann McDonough, Peter Maloney, James Rebhorn, Brian Reddy, Sloane Shelton, Marian Seldes, Emily Skinner, Samantha Soule and David Wohl.