• Here’s a glimpse of the exciting Live Auction Packages for this year’s event!


    A Season of Taproot—Theatre. Wine. Dinner. Experience it all with this popular package, which includes two 5-play subscriptions for the 2018 Jewell Mainstage season, a light pre-show dinner in the cafe, and a bottle of wine uniquely themed for each show, hand-picked by a Taproot Board Member!

    Fair Market Value: $850

    The Board Wine Lot—Take home a piece of the Taproot Uncorked experience with this package of high-end wines that come personally-selected and donated by our Board of Directors. Boost or begin your wine cellar with tantalizing labels like 2002 Basel Cellars’ “The Alchemist” and 2014 Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

    Fair Market Value: approx. $600

    Dine with Einstein—If you could have dinner with one historical figure, who would it be? With this package, take a step into the past and dine with Einstein! Join Scott Nolte and the cast of Relativity on Taproot’s Zawoysky Terrace for dinner before a Saturday evening performance.* Talk with cast members, discover the secrets behind the production and perhaps even learn a bit about the Theory of Relativity itself. Package includes dinner and tickets for up to six guests, in addition to a photo with the cast onstage after the show. *Package valid for October 7 and October 14 performances.

    Fair Market Value: $650
    Dream Value: $1000

    The Director’s Shadow—We’re saving a seat for you at the artistic table for Camping with Henry and Tom! Join director Scott Nolte for an exclusive opportunity to track the development of the opening play of the 2018 season. With this package, valid for two guests, take a seat behind the scenes at three rehearsals: the First Read, the Designer Run and the First Dress (or three rehearsals of your choice). Follow the process with your own copy of the script and dramaturgical packet and watch how a seasoned director and actors shape a play from beginning to end.

    Fair Market Value: $100
    Dream Value: $750

    Christmas in the Booth—Christmas is almost here, and we’re bringing back last year’s popular booth experience for A Civil War Christmas. Accompanied by stage manager Abigail Pishaw, take a seat in the Jewell Mainstage tech booth and watch how the magic unfolds behind the scenes during the performance. Learn sound and light cues, peek inside Abigail’s script and much more! Bonus: Sit down with Abigail and one of the production’s directors for an exclusive pre-show dinner. *To appreciate the magic even more, this package is best experienced after having previously attended the play.

    Fair Market Value: $100
    Dream Value: $500