Help us construct our most complicated set ever as we present Michael Frayn's hilarious farce "Noises Off."
WHO WE ARE?
Hat Trick Theatre has been part of the Tampa Bay Area's theatre community for over 7 years now. One of our biggest goals as a company is to make theatre enjoyable. In our society, the arts suffer from a bad reputation. Artists are often perceived by the public as snobbish, elitist, and loners. We continually try to break down this perception by making our events fun on multiple levels and by trying to make a personal connection with our audience. We want to bring back the time when theatre was seen as an enjoyable place to be, not an intellectual chore. That brings me to the reason for this kickstarter!
WHAT WE WANT TO DO...
We will be presenting Michael Frayn's classic farce "Noises Off" in July. This is without a doubt, our most ambitious effort to date. "Noises Off" is a play within a play. Act 1 takes place at the final rehearsal of a play, Act 2 is during the performance but seen from the OTHER SIDE of the set, and Act 3 is seen once again from the front of the house. This is usually done with a rotating set, but we want to get the audience closer to the action, so during Act 2...the audience will be brought backstage to watch from the other side of the set! We believe it will be a one of a kind experience for our fans...
WHAT THE MONEY IS FOR-
The set for "Noises Off" is our biggest scenic undertaking ever. The set calls for a country manor home with 8 doors, 3 staircases, 2 levels...and many other costly elements. We want to raise the $1500 dollars to help pay for this huge undertaking. Your contributions also allow to keep our ticket prices low so that anyone can come be a part of this experience...which has always been one of our biggest goals. Thanks so much for your time, consideration, and support of the arts.
Hope to see you at the show!
Hat Trick Theatre
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pledged of $1,500 goal
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Jun 30, 2011 - Jul 19, 2011 (19 days)
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Our humble thanks and...how about a hug? Seriously. If you come up and tell us you donated then we will give you a big warm hug...or a handshake if that's more your style.
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All of the above plus your very own "Noises Off" postcard and a special thanks on our website.
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All of the above plus a full size "Noises Off" poster signed by the cast and you get your name listed in the program for the entire run!
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7 backers Limited (3 of 10 left)
All of the above plus two free tickets to any "Noises Off" performance with seats available. Take a date, a friend, a loved one, or a complete stranger to a night of silliness. If this play doesn't make you laugh so hard that you pee your pants...we will pee them for you.
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All of the above plus a song written for you (topic of your choice) by our very own Jonathan Cho (Singer/Song-Writer and Assistant Director of "Noises Off") to be performed at the opening night party on July 15. If you're unable to attend, don't worry, you'll get a personalized recording of the song.
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All of the above, and have a picture of yourself (or of another person of your choice) appear on the set that you helped build!
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All of the above plus a guest of honor spot at our opening night party on July 15 where we will cook you your favorite dish of choice (I, myself, make a lovely warm chocolate bread pudding). You will also receive an EP entitled "The [Your Name Here] Album (featuring new and classic original songs written by Jonathan Cho and our Artistic Director Joe Winskye)