South Coast Repertory’s annual Gala, “Theatre Magic: The Black and White Ball” is set for September 10, but the celebration began at twilight on August 25, when Bette and Wylie Aitken inaugurated their new beach cottage with a party to thank Gala table hosts and underwriters for their strong support of SCR.
The elegant event included two other firsts: it honored the first mother/daughter team to serve as Gala Chairs, Elaine Weinberg and Nancy Dahan; and it was the first official event for SCR’s new Artistic Director Marc Masterson, who commented, “I’ve never been to a party to celebrate a party. SCR’s Gala Committee has its priorities in order!”
Or maybe Gala supporters just like to party—which they did happily in the beautiful surroundings of the Aitken’s flower-filled home and and will do again at the Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, starting at 6pm on Saturday, September 10. For more information about “Theatre Magic: The Black and White Ball,” call Development Director Susan Reeder at (714) 708-5518.
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