Twilight in Titipu – Season Gala

Event Date

Thursday, April 14 @ 6:00 – 9:30 PM – Discovery Theatre in the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.
$150 per person ALL-Inclusive (Five Course Dinner, Specialty Cocktails & Wine, Entertainment, Live Auction & more surprises…)
Proceeds to benefit Anchorage Opera ($70 of the ticket price may be taken as a tax-deductible donation)

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About the Event

Step into the imaginary land of Titipu, Japan for a gala evening on stage & on the set of The Mikado the night before the show opens! Savor a sumptuous event-themed Dinner, by the incomparable chefs of Impressions Catering, complete with Drinks and Signature Cocktails created especially for this Anchorage Opera event. Thrill to world-class Entertainment including special guest Metropolitan Opera Star, Jane Shaulis, enjoy a Live Auction of exclusive items…& more, at this all-inclusive eclectic Evening of Delights!

A Gilbert & Sullivan inspired topsy-turvy gala celebration where all things ‘very, very British’ meet a make-believe Orient to benefit Anchorage Opera.

World-Class Entertainment

Enjoy an evening of stellar entertainment by our very own “Twilight in Titipu Trio” (Katie Strock, Vocals, Tom Bargelski, Piano and Dave Arrowsmith, Bass) performing jazz favorites by Cole Porter, and special Guest Artist Metropolitan Opera Star, Jane Shaulis, who has agreed to appear to perform some distinctly NON-operatic repertoire for our guests…(you don’t want to miss that!), with Richard Gordon, Accompanist.

Warren Weinstein, Anchorage Improv Artist with Scared Scriptless is your Emcee and Auctioneer for this all-inclusive evening of fun & surprises to benefit Anchorage Opera.

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Twilight in Titipu is a DELICIOUS all-inclusive event! Complete 5-Course Dinner on the set of The Mikado!  Signature Cocktails, other spirits and non-alcoholic beverages, wine and a British/Asian fusion menu (in celebration of Gilbert & Sullivan’s masterpiece) artfully created by Impressions Catering!

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Live Auction

Emcee and Auctioneer, Warren Weinstein is your host for a Live Auction of exclusive items! Well known to Anchorage theater audiences, Warren is a member of the Scared Scriptless troupe. Entertaining sold out audiences all over Alaska since 2000; Scared Scriptless Improv performs its madcap one of a kind brand of improvised comedy at the 49th State Brewing Company Anchorage located at 717 W. 3rd Avenue, Downtown Anchorage. With Warren as your Twilight in Titipu host the evening is sure to be full of surprises!

Warren Weinstein, Emcee/Auctioneer
Born and raised in Anchorage, Warren has been active in the local theater community since the early 1990s and a member of Scared Scriptless since 2006. He has trained and performed with instructors from Improv Olympic, Annoyance Theater, and Upright Citizens Brigade. Warren plans on spending his vacations traveling to Chicago and New York to continue his improv education with these same schools.


Exclusive Raffle

Alaska Airlines (Official Airline Sponsor for The Mikado) has generously donated  TWO (2) round trip tickets in support of our Twilight in Titipu – Season Gala! We’re raffling them off and YOU could be the winner of this package valued at $2,500.00! To all our friends OUTSIDE Alaska this could be YOU too! You don’t need to fly out of Anchorage, and the Alaska Airlines Group serves destinations & departures all over the United States, Mexico and Canada! Drawing to be held at the Gala on Thursday, April 14, 2016 on the Discovery Theatre Stage in The Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Need not be present to win. NO BLACK OUT DATES! Valid for 1 year! Tickets will be sold at the event but you can also purchase them in advance! Call (907) 279-2557 for more information & to purchase tickets.

TICKETS $50 (or $200 for 5 tickets when purchasing them all at once)
Charitable gaming regulations prohibit Anchorage Opera from selling raffle tickets online. You must CALL (907) 279-2557 or stop by our office at 1507 Spar Ave, Anchorage, AK, 99501 and we’ll be glad to take your order personally.Thank you!)

Thank you Alaska Airlines for your support of Anchorage Opera!

Prize Package Details: 2 vouchers for round trip unrestricted Coach Class Y tickets on Alaska Airlines valid on Alaska Airlines flights numbered 1-999, 2000-2999, SkyWest Airlines flights 3450-3499 and PenAir flights 3275-3299. (Which is basically everywhere AA Group flies!) For a list of all the cities Alaska Airlines Group serves CLICK HERE
(If choosing to fly internationally with these vouchers (to Mexico or Canada) transfer fees may apply)

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Event Sponsors

Anchorage Opera thanks Alaska Airlines, and Odom Corporation for their support of this event