Life is a Cabaret

Arizona Theatre Company honors Laurie and Rob Glaser at 2019 gala

Longtime Arizona Theatre Company supporters Laurie and Rob Glaser received The Georgy Award at Life is a Cabaret, the Company’s annual fundraising gala. The Oct. 19 event was held at the Temple of Music and Art in Tucson.

The 535 guests in attendance raised $375,000. Kay and Walter Oliver encouraged 35 members to give $1,000 each to support the effort to remove the cost for students from Title One schools to attend matinees at no charge. Yve Rojas served as auctioneer, raising $155,000.

Gail Giclas, senior vice president of investments at Raymond James, and community volunteer Trisa Schorr co-chaired the evening.

PHOTOS BY JACQUELYNN BUCK, COURTESY ARIZONA THEATRE COMPANY

Allie Devaney, Ironwood Ridge High School senior, on stage

Chandra Hershey-Lear and Robert Hershey

Kay and Walter Oliver, Sean Daniels, ATC artistic director, and his wife Veronica Duerr

Joanie Flatt, Gail Giclas and Laurie Glaser

Laurie and Rob Glaser

Liz Hernandez at the Welcome Hedge

Michael Kasser, Liz Hernandez, Char Augenstein and Bhavin Kapadia

Rob Glaser at the Welcome Hedge

Sean Daniels, ATC artistic director, and Billy Russo, managing director

Trisa Schorr, Lynne Wood Dusenberry and Gail Giclas

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