Friday, August 6, 2010

Whole World Improv Theatre Announces Around the Whole World Annual Fundraiser August 19, 2010

Whole World Improv Theatre announces Around the Whole World, the annual fundraiser, Thursday, August 19, 2010 at Whole World Improv Theatre, 1216 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA 30309. The event celebrates the universal languages of laughter, food and wine and the evening’s activities include heavy appetizers, live and silent auctions, and a performance by Atlanta’s best improv comedy troupe. Tickets are $35 in advance, $50 after August 15.

Enjoy delectables from Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern, Atkins Park Tavern, Gilberts Food & Drink and Cypress Street Pint & Plate. Wines from around the world courtesy of Latour Simonnet Febvre Pinot Noir, France; Graham Beck Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa; Gascon Malbec, Argentina; Yalumba Cabernet, Australia. Beer sponsors include Fontana Candida, Kirin Beer, Fire Rock Pale Ale, Magners Irish Cider and Fat Tire Amber Ale, rounding out the beers from around the world selection.

While nibbling and sipping, guests can bid on items in the silent auction; later in the evening, Whole World Improv Theatre will perform an improv comedy show. The live auction will take place during intermission.

The exciting live auction includes the “Paris Deluxe Vacation Package” -- Paris Saint Germain and Ile Saint Louis – and there are no blackout dates for this fabulous trip! Two adult guests will enjoy a 7-night getaway to Paris. Stroll the charming Left Bank, Saint Germain and magical Ile Saint Louis with world-famous boutique shopping, quaint caf├ęs, gourmet dining, the Eiffel Tower, the Latin Quarter and the gorgeous art collections at the Louvre Museum and the Musee d’Orsay. The winning bidder will choose their accommodations from among five deluxe private properties owned and managed by “Passionate For Paris”, the nation’s premier firm for private vacation property in Paris. Guests receive an exclusive “Insider’s Guide to the Best of Paris” and access to concierge-quality services for restaurant and tour reservations. Properties from which the winner may choose are The Empress Josephine, The Secret Island Treasure, The Saint Germain Suite, The Luxembourg Gardens/Pantheon, or The Panoramic Paris.

Appetizers, wine tasting and silent auction begin at 6:30pm. The Improv Show Begins at 8pm. The live auction will take place during intermission. Tickets purchased by August 15, 2010 are $35 per person; after that, tickets are $50 per person. Tickets are available online at or by calling the box office: 404-817-PLAY (7529).

This event will sell out, so get your tickets now and support Atlanta's best improv troupe. All proceeds from the event benefit Whole World Improv Theatre, a 501(c)(3) organization recognized by the state of Georgia.

For more information about Whole World Improv Theatre, please visit

To donate items to the silent auction, please contact Lauren Goins at or 404.545.5603. All donations are tax deductible.

About Whole World Improv Theatre
Founded in Atlanta in 1993, Whole World Improv Theatre’s mission is to use theatre as a form of communication for all people and to serve as the most entertaining and dynamic improvisational comedy theatre in the Southeast. We offer a safe, creative home for actors and artists to express themselves freely and without judgment. We strive to offer affordable educational programs to children and adults that provide tools and philosophies intended to be useful both on and off the stage. We are committed to participating in the success of other non-profit companies and beneficial outreach programs that bring the Atlanta community together.

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