Dallas — The folks at Second Thought Theatre have announced details for the third annual State of Mind fundraiser, which this year happens Nov. 4 at Sammons Center for the Arts in Dallas and features entertainment by local favorite Liz Mikel. You can purchase tickets to the event itself, or include it in a combo package with a season subscription to STT's 2017 season, which we wrote about here.
Below is the news release with more information:
Second Thought Theatre announced today details for this year’s Second Thought State of Mind, an event celebrating STT and gathering support for the award-winning theatre company. The third annual Second Thought State of Mind invites guests to an evening of fun and fundraising featuring entertainment by Liz Mikel. Second Thought State of Mind will take place on Friday, November 4 at Sammons Center for the Arts.
“This year’s Second Thought State of Mind will build on the success of the last two years’ events, which provided significant funds for our artistic work. The event has grown so much that we have moved to Sammons Center, a larger venue.” said Karol Omlor, Second Thought State of Mind 2016 event chair. “This year Liz Mikel, a beloved Dallas entertainer, is going to perform. Her dynamic voice and presence will help set the perfect tone for a vibrant evening in support of Second Thought Theatre.”
This year’s Second Thought State of Mind begins with cocktails and festive fare at 7:00 p.m., followed by Liz Mikel performing her cabaret show Songs in the Key of L.I.Z. accompanied by a live band. At 9:00 p.m., guests will be invited to Fund the Mission by providing financial support to Second Thought Theatre. Rob McCollum will emcee. Cocktails and mingling with Second Thought artists and supporters will finish the evening. Those who Fund the Mission prior to the event will also be invited to a special Mix and Mingle party at 6:00 p.m.
Second Thought Theatre recently released the details of its 2017 season, which includes two area premieres and a world premiere by a local playwright. “We are making some big changes in preparation for our 2017 season.” said Alex Organ, Second Thought Theatre Artistic Director. “And we look forward to sharing our goals, successes, and plans for the future with our supporters at State of Mind.”
Individual tickets for Second Thought State of Mind are $60 each and may be purchased online at 2TT.co or by phone at (866) 811-4111. New for guests this year is the option to purchase a 2017 Season Subscription and State of Mind Combo ticket, providing the guest with three tickets redeemable for any show in the 2017 season plus a discounted ticket to State of Mind, for a savings of $10. Guests may also contribute to the Fund the Mission portion of the evening prior to event by visiting 2TT.co. Complete Fund the Mission donor levels and benefits are available online. State of Mind will take place at Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines, Dallas, TX 75219. Each ticket includes entry to the event, drinks and a light dinner.