Irondale’s 39th Anniversary Gala

The Irondale Ensemble Project

JIM NIESEN – Artistic Director
TERRY GREISS – Executive Director

And the 2022 Gala Host Committee:

Cordially invite you to INSPIRE 2022, Irondale’s 39th Anniversary Gala on May 19, 2022

Featuring the presentation of the M. Edgar Rosenblum Award to Stefan Brecht

Our very own biergarten

Come join us to celebrate the end of another decade of the Irondale Ensemble Project!

We are delighted to celebrate a new Anniversary Gala and to honor Stefan Brecht. The award will be received by his son, Sebastian Brecht.

The event will also feature a special performance of Bertolt Brecht’s Mother Courage and Her Children, the last play of the Brecht in Exile Trilogy by the Irondale Ensemble.

Food will be provided by Kotti – “A Taste of Berlin in Your Home” (NY TIMES)


5:30 PM – Doors Open
Cocktails & hors d’oeuvres

6 PM – Mother Courage Act I

7:15 PM – Intermission
Hearty hors d’oeuvres provided by Kotti

7:45 PM – M. Edgar Rosenblum Award Presentation
Honoring Stefan Brecht accepted by Sebastian Brecht

8 PM – Mother Courage Act II

9 PM – Coffee & Dessert

Sponsorship Levels

We offer different sponsorship packages with tickets to the Gala, your name on our Donor Wall, Irondale swag, and more.

Select the size of the package that better fits your support!

RSVP by May 10th, 2022.

Single Tickets

Enjoy the special performance of Mother Courage and the delicious food provided by Kotti while supporting the work that we do. We look forward to having you at Irondale’s 39th anniversary Gala!

We are working to make our community accessible for all. Contact us to learn about our sliding scale.

RSVP by May 10th, 2022.

Benefit Program Ads

We welcome you to send congratulations to the Brecht family, Irondale, or the Rosenblum family by placing an ad in our beautiful, full-color Gala Program.

$1,000 Back Cover
$750 Inside front or inside back cover
$600 Full page
$400 Half page
$275 Quarter page

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Your sponsorship will help us move forward with programs such as:







You can still support our theatre and our mission even if you can’t be there to celebrate with us.

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