Yes, once again it’s time for The Annual Flux Theatre Raffle (I know, I know, try not to lose control). The money raised from the raffle will go directly toward our upcoming production of Hearts Like Fists. The drawing will take place at the October 22 Family Feud benefit but you DO NOT have to be there to win!
Ok, let’s get down to business. How much does it cost?
Ok, well that sounds exciting (especially that last deal!). But, how does it WORK?
You can increase your chances of winning by CHOOSING which prizes you want to win. For example, if you buy 30 tickets (I know, it’s insane!), you can put 10 tickets into the Pet Portrait, 10 tickets into the free headshots and 10 tickets into the High Line tour. Or, you could put all 30 tickets into one prize. It is your choice, ladies and gentlemen.
Step-by-step directions to buying raffle tickets
1. Choose your prizes from the list below below
2. Purchase your tickets HERE
3. Send an email to email@example.com telling her how you would like your tickets allocated.
4. Wait for a confirmation email from Heather and then hope you win! Winners will be announced online on October 23!
Ok, I get it. Now show me the prizes!
Be Contestant #10 in Flux Family Feud
For the first time, we are raffling off a chance for you to be the tenth contestant in the Feud! You’ll have a chance to share the stage with some really cool theatre people like Kathleen Chalfant, Virginia Louloudes, Rachael Hip-Flores and, of course, Matthew Trumbull. The winning team will win a special prize!
2 Tickets to A Civil War Christmas by Paula Vogel at New York Theatre Workshop
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive) weaves a rich tapestry of a beleaguered and divided nation, war-weary and desperate for goodwill, on a blustery Christmas Eve in 1864. Vividly staged by director Tina Landau and infused throughout with traditional carols and period music, A Civil War Christmas takes a sprawling new look at the seemingly intractable challenges we once faced to see how far we’ve come as a nation and how far we still have to go. Runs November 13 – December 30, 2012. NYTW is currently represented on Broadway with the Tony award-winning productions of Once and Peter and the Starcatcher.
The High Line & Chinatown Tours w/Sarah Amandes
New York’s High Line was ranked as one of the Top Ten places to visit in the whole world last year! On the tour, you will hear the inside stories you can’t get anywhere else. The High Line is a great New York story of industry, history, and everyday New Yorkers working to make our city even better. Or, maybe you’d prefer a tour of Chinatown? Experience immigrant history along with incredible food on our Chinatown New York walking tour. We’ll show you the oldest tenement building in New York City, and bring the culture alive, both old and new.. manhattanwalkingtours.com
One Free Pass to Savvy Actor Crash Course Weekend!
This is truly an exciting prize with a $450 value! The Ultimate Acting Business Crash Course Weekend — see YOUR Strategy in Action. Finally, Understand the REASON business fundamentals work, HOW to implement them in your life, and KNOW how to take action. The Savvy Actor’s mission is for actors to become successful, savvy business people empowered with the skills necessary to compete in the biz today.
An Original Themed Illustrated Pet Portrait
Kristy Caldwell will create an original portrait of your pet (or a loved one’s pet) in the theme of your choice! She will depict your pet however you’d like: equestrian, pirate, astronaut–the choices are endless! She will create the drawing from a photograph of your pet for you to have after the new year. See Kristy’s art here.
Dinner with the Flux Member of Your Choice
Will, Kelly, Gus, Heather, Isaiah, Matt…How can one choose from this good-looking bunch? The winner of this prize will treat you to a dinner for two at a restaurant somewhere, probably New York, but who knows. Just look at their happy faces ready to spend some time with you!
A One-on-One Session with a Casting Director
A one on one, 1-hour, on-camera audition technique session with the incredibly successful, knowledgeable, and supportive casting duo of Christine Kromer, and Clint Alexander. Christine is part of the busy and popular ALEXA FOGEL CASTING team where she is CURRENTLY CASTING the new Alan Ball CINEMAX series BANSHEE, and just wrapped Season 3 of TREME, and the new BBC AMERICA series COPPER Created by TOM FONTANA. Clint Alexander, Director of Casting, FOX -Casting for FOX Primetime including GLEE, Raising Hope, NEW GIRL, BONES, TOUCH, pilots and more! This a rare and invaluable experience so take advantage of this offer and buy a ticket.
A Free Outdoor Headshot Session with Flux Member Isaiah Tanenbaum
Includes: A two-hour on-location outdoor photoshoot featuring as many looks and poses as you like. The best shots will be edited (so they are ready to print), burned to a disk for you to keep, and hosted online for easy access. (If you’d rather do an indoor studio session, you’ll receive a certificate for $150 off the normal rate of $250). Check out more of Isaiah’s work Here. (Do you recognize that handsome headshot? That’s Friend of Flux Ken Glickeld. Wasn’t he great in DEINDE?
Press Photography with Flux member Isaiah Tanenbaum ($200 value). Let Isaiah help you promote your next show! Choose one of the following options: rehearsal room photos, special photo-shoot, tech/dress rehearsal, or performance (non-showcase code only). The best images will be edited, burned to a disk and hosted online for your convenience. Isaiah’s photographs have been featured in The New York Times, Backstage, The Village Voice, and countless other blogs and theatre sites. (to the left is a picture Isaiah took from Flux’s award-winning Ajax in Iraq)
A One-Hour Massage
Details are coming soon!
Homemade Caramels from JustCaramel
This is a really sweet prize! Indulge in a few pounds of homemade caramels by Spencer Aste at JustCaramel. Rich in flavor, chewy-soft and smooth, their caramel candies are made using wholesome, preservative-free ingredients. They are cut by hand and wrapped with care. Come on, you deserve this and you know it (This picture truly does not do these delicious caramels justice). justcaramelonline.com
Two Tickets to Epic Theatre Ensemble’s DISPATCHES FROM (A)MENDED AMERICA
Epic Theatre Ensemble presents DISPATCHES FROM (A)MENDED AMERICA by Brandt Adams and Godfrey L. Simmons Jr. About the play: We’ve elected a black man as President, so what do we do now? Is the “race question” answered? Two Epic artists—one black, one white—traveled throughout the American South conducting 100 interviews in an attempt to better understand the significance of the election of America’s first African-American President. DISPATCHES documents their journey— and America’s. Running through November 17, 2012.
Two Tickets to Epic Theatre Ensemble’s HOLD THESE TRUTHS
Epic Theatre Ensemble presents HOLD THESE TRUTHS by Jeanne Sakata. About the play: Joel de la Fuente stars in Jeanne Sakata’s one-man show inspired by the true story of first generation Japanese-American Gordon Hirabayashi, a college student during WWII. Agonizing over the forcible removal of all people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast, Gordon journeys toward a greater understanding of America’s triumphs—and a confrontation with its failures. In May of 2012, Gordon Hirabayashi was awarded the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, posthumously by President Obama. Running through November 18, 2012.
The Mystery Box
(cue eerie music) For half a decade, Flux fans have been intrigued and seduced by The Mystery Box. Every year, a new mystery is revealed. Some of the winners of the past, Carissa Cordes and Louis Cobo, for example, are still reaping its rewards. What exactly is inside The Mystery Box? Shh….it’s a secret. All we can tell you is that it is awesome, relatively speaking.
A Gift Certificate to Il Bambino Restaurant
All of your friends have been telling you how cool Astoria is, haven’t they? Now you will have a reason to travel the entire 10 minutes it takes to get there from Manhattan! Blending an Italian-style paninoteca with a Spanish-style tapas menu, Il Bambino has received rating of 27 from Zagat and has been featured in TimeOut, Huffington Post, and New York Magazine. ilbambinonyc.com
Signed copies of Ellen McLaughlin’s The Greek Plays and Ajax in Iraq. Ellen McLaughlin is an actor (Angels in America) and playwright (Tongue of a Bird, Iphigenia and Other Daughters and Septimus and Clarissa among many others) Flux’s 2011 production of Ajax in Iraq recently won the Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Remounted Play.
A Collection of Signed Plays by Johnna Adams
We are so excited to offer this collection of plays by Johnna Adams: The complete Angel Eaters Trilogy, Sans Merci and a signed copy of Gidion’s Knot. You definitely want to put a few raffle tickets into this prize!
Salsa Dancing with Sol Crespo
Back break left, back break right, spot turn girl! Learn the art of Salsa with amazing Friend of Flux, Sol Crespo. A 60-minute dance class for you and your partner. Flux fans will remember Sol her from her appearances in Ajax in Iraq, Menders and DEINDE. From the picture to the left you can see that the girl has moves.
The Collected Plays of Tennessee Williams (Library of America edition)
This set collects all of Williams’ plays, including the recently rediscovered early efforts Spring Storm and Not About Nightingales up through his most famous works and later lesser-known dramas. These magnificent titles are essential for all academic and public libraries.
One Private Pilates Session and Anti-Gravity Session at YogaWorks
Stephanie Willing will provide one private pilates session AND a private anti-gravity session at YogaWorks in Manhattan. Their Mission: At YogaWorks, we believe Yoga is for everyone. It is our mission to honor and embrace each student’s search for personal growth, wellbeing, and fulfillment by offering the highest quality yoga programs to people of all ages and from all walks of life.
Organize Your Life!
Whether you’ve got files on top of files spilling out files, or you just need to get a little more efficiency in your life, Heather O’Brien is here to help with a two-hour consultation for your home or office. Professional and organized, Heather will assess your organizational needs (and be nice about it), and help you make a plan. Or if you’d prefer, she can get right down to work on a smaller project like organizing your desk, closet or those kitchen shelves you’ve been meaning to since…oh, forever.