February 29, 2020

Passage Theatre’s 2020 Annual Benefit

Join us as we honor Passage’s Board President Judith Wooldridge and PNC Bank for their generous contribution to our mission and the Trenton community.

Saturday, February 29, 2020 (Leap Day)

  • 5:30pm Silent Auction, Cocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres
  • 6:30pm Buffet
  • 7:30pm Entertainment & Honorees’ Acknowledgements
  • Featuring: SJ Hannah and David Joel Rivera
  • 9:00pm Desserts, Tea & Coffee

Tickets $125 | Dress in festive attire.

2020 Honorees

Judith Wooldridge (Honoree)

Judith Wooldridge—a passionate theatre-goer since her early years–has been coming to Passage Theatre for 15 years, has been a board member for 8 years and President of the board for nearly 4 years. During her Presidency, she has led the search for a new Artistic Director, the development of a new strategic plan, the streamlining and growth of the board and the growth of the annual budget which has supported increased programming and a larger staff. Before she joined the board, she had a 40-year career as a health policy researcher and senior vice-president at Mathematica.

PNC Bank (Honoree)

PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management.

2020 Benefit Entertainment

The Evening’s Host

SJ Hannah (starred in Dauphin Island, 2019) and David Joel Rivera (starred in The Real Life Adventures of Jimmy De Las Rosas, 2018) will be our hosts for the evening, and Nicholas Place will be our accompanist.
See SJ and David showcase their musical theatre chops as they sing 20th Century standards from George and Ira GershwinIrvin Berlin and Duke Ellington and more!
Also, don’t be surprised if you see Ryanne and Damion onstage singing along with the hosts!

Aaron Graves Trio

Aaron Graves’ trio will be providing music during the silent auction, cocktail, and hors d’oeuvres. This talented musician and his trio will perform classic Jazz music of the 20th Century and more.

Trenton Country Club

Trenton Country Club
201 Sullivan Way
West Trenton, NJ
Hosted valet parking

RSVP by February 21, 2020

Please be advised that the Trenton Country Club does not allow Blue Denim clothing. Anyone wearing Blue Denim will be refused entry.

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Passage Theatre’s annual fundraising benefit raises about 10 percent of the organization’s operating budget; we secure the remainder from grants, ticket sales, and individual donations. Our income covers the costs of our artistic and educational programs, staff salaries, and maintaining theatrical equipment at our artistic home, the Mill Hill Playhouse.

Your support of our 2020 benefit will help us meet our goal of raising $50,000.

Passage Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3). Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. For further information, please contact Damion Parran at (609) 392-0766, or via email at damion@passagetheatre.org.