The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s Ready, Set Auction!

Bid on unique experiences, trips and items
while furthering the mission of TCT!

TCT_Ready Set Auction benefits TCT

The cast of ANNIE. Photo by Mikki Schaffner.

Monday, May 11,, 2020, CINCINNATI:   Starting this Wednesday May 13, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT) will be auctioning a number of fun and unique items and experiences to raise funds to sustain its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.

TCT’s Ready, Set, Auction! is ready for launch with a robust, nationwide, online auction through the Bidding for Good platform. It will be open from Wednesday, May 13 at 12 noon until Sunday, May 24 at 11:59 PM, with a goal of $30,000.  All proceeds will benefit The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati.

There are 59 fabulous items and unique experiences to bid on, including:

  • Cincinnati Fire Department 31 – Oakley Station – Dinner at the Firehouse for up to four (4) people.  Enjoy a homemade firehouse dinner with the firefighters in Oakley.  Also includes a tour of the fire station.
  • TCT_Grand Teton Adventure 2Full-day guided Grand Teton Wildlife Safari with gourmet picnic lunch for two (2) on guided scenic Snake River float and lunch for two (2) with a 3-night stay in a standard guest room at the Rustic Inn Creekside Resort & Spa, The Lodge at Jackson Hole, The Wort Hotel, or similar venue in Jackson Hole, WY.
  • Cincinnati Date Night Package with Food, Relaxation and Fun! — Take your special someone and enjoy time together across Cincinnati and beautiful flowers too!  Your package includes dinners out at amazing local Cincinnati restaurants like Sotto, Salazar, Balance Café, Montgomery Inn and more, plus a Cincinnati Pedal Wagon and Mural Tour for two (2), a spa package from Mitchell’s Salon and Day Spa, flowers from Adrian Durban Florist, and much, much more!
  • TCT _Family Holiday Photo

    Photo by Mikki Schaffner.

    With the help of the TCT costume shop, dress your family in iconic holiday attire and have your photo taken with a holiday backdrop. Session will last 1 hour in total and you are welcome to include grandparents, grandchildren, parents, children and up to 2 dogs if desired.

Preview the items as you plot your bidding strategy.

For 100 years, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati has provided education and entertainment for children and the young at heart through the art of stage performance. TCT is the oldest children’s theatre in the nation, and the only professional theater in the region that devotes its entire MainStage season to children. TCT directly impacts the lives of nearly 200,000 families and children annually, through Broadway-quality TCT MainStage performances as well as TCT on Tour touring productions and TCT Academy performing arts instruction for children ages 18 months to 18 years.

For more information about the TCT mission, check out our website or enjoy our programming through TCT EVERYWHERE

In March of 2020, in response to COVID-19 and school closures, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati launched TCT EVERYWHERE  — an online resource for parents, teachers and students featuring crafts, acting and vocal exercises and contests from the professional artistic staff of TCT Academy; along with study guides, podcasts, videos of past productions, and more.

The TCT Ready, Set, Auction! is designed to raise funds for TCT so that the nonprofit organization may continue to create online programming and plan for the time when we are able to gather again and benefit from the magic of live theatre.

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