Come, walk up, and purchase with avidity. . .
Come early to the Gala to bid on any of dozens of fun, rare, and valuable items. Your generosity will help the Society in our dedication to the wonderful works of Gilbert & Sullivan.
Below are some highlights of this year's offerings!
Private Performance by Alistair Donkin
We are honored to offer a private concert given by the esteemed Alistair Donkin, D'Oyly Carte performer and long-time director of our Society. Let Alistair entertain you and your friends at a private concert in your home and enjoy an evening of music and magic as he performs musical gems and regales you with anecdotes of his years on the boards. With his talent and wit, this will surely be an unforgettable night!
Backstage Tour of the Wortham Theater
Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at one of our productions? Now is your chance to find out! Go backstage with Ken Robertson-Scott, Stage Manager, and enjoy a detailed tour of the Princess Ida set before that night’s performance.
Stage Manager for a Day - Lighting Design Experience
Experience first-hand what goes into putting a show together as you spend a day with Ken Robertson-Scott, Stage Manager, and Alistair Donkin, Director. Join Ken on Tuesday, July 19th, as he and Alistair light the production and create over 80 lighting cues and then watch the first technical run of the show that evening.
One Hour Discovery Flight with Instructor
Discover Houston from above as you take the controls of a Cessna 172 and log time on a private flight with an instructor
VIP NASA Tour
Go behind the scenes at NASA with a personal tour given by a member of Mission Control. You will be granted access to places ordinary tours can't go. Your guide has over 15 years of experience controlling the International Space Station and will answer all your questions as he shows you around the Mission Control Center and Astronaut training facility.
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VIP Reserved Table at Mucky Duck
Reserved just for you - a table for four with prime seating and a complementary bottle of champagne at the Mucky Duck Preview Night on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 7:00pm. Instead of searching for seating, enjoy a reserved table in the center of the action.
VIP Reserved Table for the Patron Party
The Patron Party is the place to be after the opening night show - arrive in style knowing you have a table reserved for four, waiting for you!
A study in black, red, and gray, this t-shirt quilt features show shirt designs spanning the last few decades of the Society’s summer productions.
American Flag - Flown Over the US Capitol
Flown over the US Capitol on February 29, 2016 in recognition of the legacy of the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston. This day is a special one in the G&S calendar, being also Frederick's 40th birthday. Flag comes with presentation folder and certification.
Pinafore Belaying Pin
A custom-milled belaying pin created for the HMS Pinafore set, autographed by Alistair Donkin July 1982.
GOODS & SERVICES
Family fun and adventure await with four 1- Day Park Hopper Tickets for entrance to both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park
Golf Package at BraeBurn Country Club
Enjoy a round of golf for four at BraeBurn Country Club's golf course and take home this gift basket tonight!
Prairie Hill B&B
Enjoy a 2-night stay at the Prairie Hill B&B near Brenham, TX. This lovely 1880's farmhouse is nestled on 40 acres of beautiful pasture land and your stay includes a welcome supper and country breakfast each morning.
Kendra Scott Necklace
This delicate gold Devalyn Necklace will make a statement with any outfit.
Private Tour of Winery with Tasting
Pleasant Hill Winery in Brenham, TX invites your party of twelve to enjoy a private tour of the winery and a barrel tasting with the winemaker.