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We are looking forward to seeing you on Friday, April 27th at the WTP Studios at the Wellesley Community Center for the Spring Soirée For WTP...A Teal Tie Affair! It will be an evening filled with food, drinks, fun, student performances, and various ways for you to support WTP.  

Following is a preview of items that will be available to bid on during the event: dinners, theatre tickets, fun experiences – there is something for everyone.  If you are unable to attend the celebration you may place a Proxy Bid by clicking on the individual links below. Please note: Proxy bidding is intended only for those who cannot attend the event. We have opened up half of the available Buy It Now Spots to Proxy Bid. If you are attending the event make sure to arrive on time to secure your spot. 

To those who are attending Friday night, we look forward to celebrating together! To those who are unable to be there in person, but would like to support WTP through proxy bids and generous donations, we thank you! 

See you on Friday night!


Food and Wine

S1 - Better Life Food – 6 months of cookies and brownies

Delicious, home-made cookies and brownies delivered to your door! Better Life Food will send you two dozen baked goods via UPS (within the Boston area) once a month, every month, for six months! Donated by Better Life Food.
Value: $180 Place Bid

S2 – Aquitaine Dedham Legacy Place - $100 Gift Card

Enjoy an exquisite French dining experience at Aquitaine Bistro at Legacy Place in Dedham, MA. This 185-seat modern Parisian bistro is home to an ambitious wine program featuring everything from a variety of French wines to classic California wine favorites. The menu offers traditional French classics and includes vegetarian, gluten-free, and allergen free dishes. Outdoor seating is available during the summer months. $100 gift certificate. Donated by Aquitaine.
Value: $100 Place Bid

S3 – Juniper - Autographed Cookbook and $100 Gift Card

Experience Middle Eastern cuisine at this Eastern Mediterranean restaurant located on Central St. in Wellesley. With Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten Free options, Juniper’s menu features exotic spices, dips and spreads, mezze and a variety of lunch and dinner entrées. Try your hand at these exciting dishes at home with a cookbook written by owner, chef, and artist Dave Becker, with food photographer Nina Gallant. $100 gift card and autographed cookbook. Donated by Juniper.
Value: $135 Place Bid

S4 – Sweet Basil - Autographed Cookbook and $100 Gift Card

Upscale Italian cuisine is your evening treat at this quaint Needham restaurant. BYOB and enjoy pasta, steaks and seafood at Sweet Basil, known for their fresh ingredients, large portions and cozy atmosphere. You can create exciting Italian style dishes on your own at home with a cookbook written by owner, chef, and artist Dave Becker, with food photographer Nina Gallant. $100 gift card and autographed cookbook. Donated by Sweet Basil.
Value: $135 Place Bid

S5 – Linden Store – $50 Gift Card

As the staple delicatessen of Wellesley since 1933, The Linden Store offers a wide variety of mouth-watering sandwiches made to order, and homemade soup, with exciting new specials everyday. $50 gift card. Donated by Melissa Madden and The Linden Store.
Value: $50 Place Bid

S6 - Bocado - $50 Gift Card 

Visit the popular Spanish restaurant located in Wellesley Center, Bocado Tapas Wine Bar. The restaurant offers small plates, a selection of seafood and grilled items, and an expansive Spanish wine menu. $50 gift card. Donated by Bocado, Wellesley.
Value: $50 Place Bid

S7 – The Cottage - $100 Gift Card

The Cottage is a California inspired restaurant that serves lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch. With a cozy, Cape-Cod style interior, The Cottage offers a variety of cuisine from seafood to farm fresh entrees, and a nice selcection of craft beer, wines, and cocktails. Gluten free menu is available. $100 gift card. Donated by The Cottage.
Value: $100 Place Bid

S8 – Quebrada - $50 Gift Card

Start your morning off right with a coffee, tea, or baked good from Quebrada Baking Co. of Wellesley Hills. Featuring hand-rolled artisan croissants, petite, and full size pastries and desserts, and freshly brewed coffee and tea, Quebrada is a comfy spot whether you need a light snack or a custom-decorated cake. $50 gift card. Donated by Quebrada.
Value:  $50 Place Bid

S9 - Roche Brothers - $100 gift card

Gift card for $100 to Roche Brothers supermarket. Roche Brothers offers the highest quality perishables, your favorite food brands, full service catering, and Home Delivery. Donated by Roche Brothers.
Value: $100 Place Bid

S10 - Six Pack of Craft Beer and BBQ - $25 Blue Ribbon BBQ Gift Card

Top off your six-pack of craft beers with dinner from Blue Ribbon BBQ. Offering some of the best of authentic American Southern BBQ in the Northeast, Blue Ribbon cooks their meats slowly over oak and hickory hardwoods, bringing back memories of grandma’s kitchen. Pair your meat with a long list of side dishes and desserts for the perfect meal. $25 Giftcard and Six-Pack of Craft Beer. Donated by Blue Ribbon BBQ and Wellesley Theatre Project.
Value: $40 Place Bid


S11 – Studio 3 Beats Wireless Headphones

Bring some music into your life with these Studio 3 Beats Wireless Headphones in Matte Black featuring Pure Adaptive Noise Canceling (Pure ANC) and the Apple W1 chip. Donated by the Junior IMPACT! cast.
Value: $372 Place Bid

S12 – GoPro Hero and memory card with bag

Explore your world with GoPro HERO. Featuring high-quality 1080p30 and 720p60 video, HERO captures the same immersive footage that's made GoPro one of the best-selling cameras in the world. User-friendly modes include QuikCapture, which lets you power on the camera and start recording with the press of a single button, and Burst Photo, which captures fast-action sequences at up to 5 frames per second. Wearable, gear-mountable and integrated into a rugged housing that's waterproof to 131 feet (40 meter), HERO helps you capture photos and videos that make you look like just that: a HERO. With 32 GB SD Card and bag. Donated by The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abridged] cast.
Value: $250 Place Bid

Home and Garden

S13 – Pooch Palace Basket

Spoil your furry friend with this "pawesome" basket of dog toys and treats from Pooch Palace in Watertown, MA. Donated by Pooch Palace.
Value: $60 Place Bid

S14 – SAT Strategy and Tutoring Sessions

Provide your student with three (3) ninety-minute one-on-one sessions to discuss strategy for taking the SATs and to reinforce any particular concepts related to SAT problems. Sessions are done by John Calcio, a seasoned tutor with over ten years experience, and can be held in the student's home or the Wellesley Public Library. Sessions include a review of any previous practice tests or the PSAT if applicable, and the sessions will be customized to meet the student's individual needs. The student will also be provided at least one full practice test for in home completion and review during the sessions. Donated by the Calcio family.
Value: $450 Place Bid

S15 – Sandy Sandwich Productions - Actor’s Head Shot/Audition Tape or Family Portrait Package

This package includes your choice of a:

* Actor’s head shot photo session with John Harmon from Sandy Sandwich Productions plus a 2 to 4 minute video from past WTP show(s) suitable for audition submissions
* A family portrait session that includes a pre-session consultation on setting and style, an approximately 60 minute photo shoot in a mutually determined location, and delivery of finished digital files in a password-protected web site for downloading and print ordering.

Photo session must be completed by May 1, 2019.

Donated by Sandy Sandwich Productions.
Value: $350 Place Bid

S16 – Mouse and Cheese

What mouse (or human) doesn't love a little cheese? Get this $25 gift card to enjoy the finest gourmet cheese, wines, and speciality foods at Wasik's. Enjoy your cheese while snuggling with this original plush mouse from Wellesley Theatre Project's production of Cinderella, handcrafted by WTP family member, Jennie McGuinness. Donated by Wasik's and Jennie McGuinness.
Value: Priceless! Place Bid 

S17 – Doggy Dates - 4 Playdates

Four playdates for a new customer with Doggy Dates. We pick up your dogs and transport them in their own private section of our doggie customized Scion XB to a gorgeous acre of privately owned, fenced-in farmland. Our play group supervisors will get to know your dog’s play style and personality to ensure your dog plays safely, and gets the right amount of exercise every visit. Let’s talk about what we can do for your dog walking and pet sitting needs! Donated by Doggy Dates.
Value: $100 Place Bid

Beauty and Fashion

S18 – Vineyard Vines tie

Be the proud owner of this Tied to a Cause exquisite silk necktie adorned with pink whales on white sails from Vineyard Vines, an American clothing and accessory retailer founded in 1998 in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, by brothers Shep and Ian Murray. Donated by Vineyard Vines.

Value: $85 Place Bid

S19 – WTP Swag Bag

Be the proud owner of a one-of-a-kind WTP inspired tote bag and WTP fleece blanket. The tote bag is handcrafted by WTP family member Jennie McGuinness. This bag is perfect for your student to carry his/her script, dance shoes, and water to rehearsal! It can also be a great way to show your support as a WTP parent when carrying files to the office, towels to the beach, or snacks for a picnic on your WTP blanket. Donated by Jennie McGuiness and WTP.
Value: Priceless! Place Bid

S20 – peach - $200 Gift Card 

A $200 gift card from peach to buy exclusive clothing, intimates and accessories that enable active women to dress with effortless style and live with visible confidence. Donated by peach.
Value: $200 Place Bid

S21 – London Harness - Cross-body Longchamp Bag

Longchamp leather crossbody bag. Great for travel or when you're on the go and want a small, easy to carry bag. Straps can be adjusted for crossbody or shoulder bag. Donated by London Harness.
Value:  $250 Place Bid

Health and Wellness

S22 – Train Boston, Wellesley - Six pack of student group training, plus private training assessment

Enjoy a private training assessment and a six-pack of student group training at Train Boston of Wellesley, Boston's premier training and physical therapy center. Train Boston offers a unique, medically-based team of premier physical therapists, personal trainers, and athletic performance coaches that will help you meet your health and fitness goals. Donated by Train Boston.
Value: $200 Place Bid

S23 – Wellesley Fit Package 

Enjoy this Wellesley Fitness Package! With this package, visit B/Spoke of Wellesley for indoor cycling.  Then, try B/Tone for custom-engineered btone FITNESS that delivers a challenging, completely adjustable, and endlessly engaging experience that you'll feel for days after the workout. Finally, round it out with a fresh salad from Sweetgreen and a cleansing, cold-pressed juice from Pressed Juicery. Donated by the cast of 13: The Musical.

$140 BTONE gift certificate  (allows for 5 class package)
$125 B/SPOKE gift certificate (allows for 5 class package)
$50 Sweet Greens gift card
$25 Pressed Juicery gift card
Value: $340 Place Bid


Arts and Entertainment

S24 – Wheelock Family Theatre - 4 tickets to Stuart Little, runs through May 13

Enjoy a night out with four tickets to Wheelock Family Theatre's production of Stuart Little, running through May 13, 2018. Wheelock Family Theatre is a professional, nonprofit, Equity theatre located on the campus of Wheelock College in Boston. Stuart Little is perfect for children and families. Donated by Wheelock Family Theatre.
Value: $152 Place Bid

S25 – Eric Anderson - Voice Lessons

Receive two hours (in one-hour sessions) of individual vocal instruction and coaching from Mr. Eric. Work on anything from improving basic technique, to exploring new repertoire for your “book” — or just jam out on some musical theatre tunes with your favorite music director! Good for new voice students to Eric Anderson studio. Donated by Mr. Eric.
Value: $120 Place Bid

S26 –Audition Coaching Package

Get two 45 minute one-on-one coaching sessions with Mr. Rush and Mr. Eric for Musical Theatre. This session can be used to improve your audition techniques and choose some materials to use in the future OR it can be tailored to a specific show/college that you will be auditioning for. Learn how to choose music, display it, perform it, and own it! Donated by Mr. Rush and Mr. Eric.
Value: $150 Place Bid

S27 - Two tickets to Aladdin, Boston

Two orchestra tickets to see Aladdin in Boston on Sunday, July 15th at 1:00 pm. Donated by Kari Sciera. 
Value: $300 Place Bid

S28 – Four tickets to Moulin Rouge, Boston

Four Dress Circle tickets to this premiere production of Moulin Rouge on Saturday, July 14th at 8:00 pm. See this exciting new musical before it goes to Broadway! Donated by the Cinderella Tuesday/Thursday cast.
Value: $619 Place Bid

S29 – Boston Waterfront package for Six

Enjoy a day on the Boston waterfront! You and your friends will ride the thrilling Codzilla speed boat; then, spend the afternoon at the New England Aquarium with a "behind the scenes" tour, followed by a tasty dinner on the water at Legal Seafoods. Package includes gift certificates for 6 (2 adults, 4 children) for a day at the Boston Aquarium with a "Behind the Scenes" tour; tickets for 6 (2 adult, 4 children) on Codzilla power boat ride, and $250 gift card to Legal Sea Foods Boston waterfront. Donated by the cast of Senior IMPACT!.
Value: $670 Place Bid

S30 – Hotel Indigo

Spend a night in Newton at Hotel Indigo, a one-of-a kind boutique hotel and enjoy dinner for two at Bokx 109, the hotel's American Prime Steakhouse. Bokx 109 serves premium filets, American dishes & cocktails, and showcases live music from local musicans on weekends. This package includes a one night stay and dinner for two with a bottle of house wine. Donated by the Cinderella Wednesday/Friday cast.
Value: $300 Place Bid 


This category is for community or group events that are open to individual bidders on a first-come, first-served basis. Secure your spot now! No bidding is necessary as all events come with fixed, per-person prices. 

B1 – Mystery Group Adventure with Mr. Rush and Ms. Hillary

This is a special opportunity for a group of students to go on an outing with WTP teachers Mr. Rush and Ms. Hillary on Saturday, June 23rd. Where will you go? It's a surprise! But we know it will be an adventure filled with excitement, fun, and silliness! Donated by Hillary Drew, Ben Rush and Wellesley Theatre Project.

Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018
Price: $75 per person. Up to 40 people.
Buy It Now

B2 – Wine tasting class at Total Wine

Join us Sunday, September 16th from 4-6pm for a wine tasting and stimulate your senses with the mesmerizing bouquets of sparkling, white, and red wines from Italy. Refresh your taste buds with Prosecco and crisp whites from the north and then dazzle them with bold and captivating reds from the south. Two Italian wines you will never forget, Barolo and Brunello di Montalcino, complete our inspiring tasting. Antipasti included. Donated by Total Wine and More and Wellesley Theatre Project.

Date: September 16, 2018 from 4-6pm
Location: Total Wine and More, Natick
Price: $50 per person; up to 28 people. 
Buy It Now 

Live Auction

L1 - Custom Halloween Costume by Ms. Megan

Do you like to make a statement on Halloween? Why not do so with Ms. Megan's help?! You will sit down and discuss your ideas and she will bring them to life! Selection must be decided on by August 1st. Donated by Ms. Megan and WTP. 
Value: Priceless! Place Bid

L2 - 2 tickets to Sponge Bob on Broadway with Backstage Tour!

Two orchestra tickets on August 25th at 8:00 pm to this fun Broadway show that's been making a splash in NYC. Following the show, receive a personal backstage tour! Donated by Elizabeth and Michael Scholl.
Value: Priceless! Place Bid

L3 - Cinnamon Rolls & Pies from Ms. Hillary

You've been hearing about them, but now is your chance to taste! Ms. Hillary will show up to your house with either a freshly baked pie of your choice or a fresh batch of cinnamon rolls three times! Good for one year. Donated by Ms. Hillary and WTP. 
Value: Priceless! Place Bid

L4 - 2  Tickets to Frozen on Broadway with backstage tour!

Two orchestra tickets to hottest show on Broadway - Disney's Frozen the musical. June 30th at 2:00 pm, followed by a personal backstage tour! Donated by Joseph and Sarah Baron. 
Value: Priceless! Place Bid

L5 -“Ball Kid” Experience with the Boston Celtics!

Four tickets to a Celtics game and an unforgettable opportunity for a child to participate in all pre-game activities on the floor with the players. (Game to be mutually agreed upon.) Donated by The Stevens and Shrewberry families.
Value: Priceless! Place Bid

L6 - Walk on Role in One of WTP's Summer Shows!

Have you ever wanted to have your moment in the spotlight? This is your chance! Join us for a walk on role in one of our summer shows and make your stage debut! Good for one adult for Summer 2018.
Value: Priceless! Place Bid

L7 - Adventure Day with Mr. Rush and Ms. Hillary

Looking for more fun with WTP? This is a special opportunity to go on an outing with WTP teachers Mr. Rush and Ms. Hillary. Where will you go? It's a surprise, but we know it will be an adventure filled with excitement, fun, and silliness! They will pick you up from your home on a predetermined weekend day, and deliver you back after your adventure. Open to one lucky participant! Good for one year. Donated by Hillary Drew, Ben Rush and Wellesley Theatre Project.
Value: Priceless! Place Bid