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Stratford, CT - 2019 Phoenix Season

$11,261 of $20,000 goal

Raised by 145 people in 21 days
Created June 2, 2019
Team Phoenix
In January, Stratford's American Shakespeare Festival Theatre burned down. As a town we were heart-broken. However, in the wake of this horrific event, many groups in town are coming together to create 2019's Phoenix Season, Art from the Ashes (September 7th & 8th). 

The Town of Stratford in partnership with Stratford Forward is creating an Art+Culture festival. The plan is for three stages: A Main Stage for theater and performance events, a music stage, and a children's stage. There will be art installations, an artisan village, and an unveiling of art made from the iron super structure of the old theatre. Mornings will include yoga and there will be classes throughout both days ranging from dance to stage combat. 

In January, budgets for the year were already made. This means we can only start rebuilding with this festival if the public supports it. We'd love to have someone come in a donate big to make it easy. But, the reality is if 5,000 people donated $10, we would have enough to get started. If you've spent time in the Shakespeare Theatre or in the beautiful park where it once stood, you know how special this place really is. Perhaps you would consider making a sizable contribution?  Please see the rewards for different donation levels below. 

What ever your budget, we are grateful for your help! It is only when we work together that we can make something much bigger than ourselves.  

Thank you,

Sib Law, Executive Director, on behalf of

The Town of Stratford
& Stratford Forward

REWARD LEVELS

$10
Social Media Thank You

$20
Bumper Sticker + Social Media

$50
1 Free Entry + Free T-Shirt at Festival

$100
Entry, Shirt + Free VIP Mainstage Ticket

$250
Entry, Shirt, Free VIP Mainstage Ticket of Choice + Free VIP Seating Dance Concert - Donor List

$500
All above (+4 additional entrys) and $50 food truck credit - Donor List

$1,000
All above and $100 food truck credit + Bronze Sponsor Credit in Festival Program

$2,500
All above + $200 food truck credit + Silver Sponsor  Credit in Festival Program + Midsummer Stage Sponsor Signage

$5,000
All above + Gold Sponsor Credit in Festival Program + Sound and Fury Signage

$10,000
All above + Platinum Sponsor Credit + Mainstage Signage + Weekend Lodging

$25,000
All above + Diamond Sponsor Credit + Main Festival Sponsor + Deluxe Weekend Lodging

Custom Sponsorship Levels Available
 
(If you are unable to attend the festival, we will ship T-Shirts.)
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Exciting News! The Hartford Courant just ran a feature about your efforts on the festival. Congratulations. Please continue to share the good news and post, tweet, insta, and snap. Thanks so much. Here's the link: https://www.facebook.com/StratfordPhoenix/posts/604714950036584
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Hello Stratford Phoenix Supporters,

At midnight at the end of the first day we had raised 10% of our goal. Well done! We are so energized by your support and encouragement.

Over the next week we will have a press push and will share the articles as they come out. In the meantime, anything you can do to socialize the festival and campaign in your network is so very appreciated. If you know someone who loves the arts and may remember the theatre, ask them to get involved.

Again, thank you. We can't build this without you.

Best,
The Stratford Phoenix Team
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Raised by 145 people in 21 days
Created June 2, 2019
Team Phoenix
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