Celebrate Community Virtually

In place of the annual NIETF gala, we are hosting an online reception. Many of you often comment that your favorite part of the gala is getting to see everyone that you don’t get to all year through. We want to make that happen, just virtually this year instead of in person.
BYOB, dress up in gala finery or casual it up in comfy couch attire, or even dress in costume, we just want to see you there!
There’ll be some fun activities and time to talk and catch up with all your friends and theatre family. We’ll recognize some accomplishments and honor those we’ve lost this past year. It will truly be a time of community.
It’ll all happen on Zoom so you’ll be able to attend from anywhere.
Tickets are $10. When you purchase, you’ll see you can select from any of our member theatres or NIETF. Your $10 will go straight to the theatre you choose. Want to support several, you can buy multiple tickets. But one link is all you’ll need to access the event, no matter how many are participating from your location.

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    Please join us on Saturday, October 23 at 6 pm to relive some excellent shows, find out the nominees and award recipients, celebrate all that theatre is, and remember those we've lost. Theatre truly is a community, but even more so as community theatre.
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    Virtual Ceremony watch link: suggested donation $10 (select Ceremony Only)
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