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‘A Night of Magik,’ the Theater’s Annual Fundraiser, Coming May 11


The Magik Theatre will host its third annual fundraising gala, A Night of Magik, on Sat., May 11, from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The event will take place in Magik’s historic downtown venue, Beethoven Hall, and will feature live performances from Magik’s talented actors and guest performers. Attendees will be treated to a variety of appetizers and drinks generously donated by Gabriel’s Liquor, GLI Beverages, Republic National Distributing Company, and the event sponsor, Piatti.

This year’s theme is “A World of Pure Imagination,” celebrating Magik’s springtime stage presentation of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka. Attendees will experience Wonka’s whimsical adventures through interactive performances and photo opportunities with characters from the production, including Charlie Bucket, Oompa Loompas and Willy Wonka himself.

Magik’s 25th anniversary is a landmark season for for the city of San Antonio.

“Everyone who walks through the door of Magik helps give San Antonio a golden ticket to imagination and education,” said General Manager Shelley Laabs Weber. “The impact we make on children’s literacy and arts appreciation is real. We are inspired every day to bring stories to life for children and families in the hope of creating a more engaged, empathetic and creative world.”

Through Magik’s Tickets to Literacy scholarship program last season, 2,500 students visited The Magik Theatre free of charge, while more than 50,000 students enjoyed a show at reduced rates. All of the donations raised through A Night of Magik will directly support Magik’s mission to provide affordable and professional theater and education experiences to the children and families of San Antonio.

A Night of Magik will include opportunities for patrons to provide additional support in person or online with raffles and other activities. Items include an exclusive date night with premiere tickets to Hamilton, a family summer fun pack, and other packages for theater, golf and wine enthusiasts. Tickets purchased will be incremental — $20 for one ticket or $50 for three. Drawings will be held May 11, 2019, at The Magik Theatre. Winners need not be present to win.

“Magik’s 25th anniversary is a landmark season for us and for the city of San Antonio,” said Magik CEO Frank Villani. “The support we get from all over the city is inspiring, and we look forward to the next 25 years of bringing stories to life on stage. Providing extraordinary, professional theater for the youth of our city is and will always be the hallmark of our mission.”

A Night of Magik will take place Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at The Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205. Attendees are encouraged to wear their most colorful theatrical cocktail attire to the celebration. Tickets are $100, including food, drink and entertainment, and may be purchased at The Magik Theatre Box Office, (210) 227-2751, or online.

The event is generously sponsored by Marathon Petroleum Company, Rosenblatt Law Firm, Valero, ArchPoint, Britton Orthodontics, Dr. Ruben I. Tenorio, D.O., J.A. Lee, Methodist Healthcare, 1797 Creative, Fisher Heck Architects, Frost Bank, Heard & Smith LLP, Sean & Greta McFarling, University Health System and Wave Healthcare.

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