The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts

It's time to SHINE! again!

Welcome back to live performance! Celebrity Series is so excited to SHINE! once again at our annual gala fundraising event. We hope that you will join us for a very special evening celebrating Celebrity Series’ return to the stage!

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The 2022 SHINE! gala will have something for everyone… this season, we are introducing brand new cabaret-style seating alongside our traditional gala seating.

All guests will receive…

• Access to pre-performance cocktail hour
• Dinner provided by The Catered Affair
• A one-of-a kind evening of live performances on stage and screen
• Dancing into the evening
• Access to the final hours of Celebrity Series’ 2022 Food & Wine Auction

Guests are invited to select from two unique culinary experiences carefully curated by The Catered Affair:

a) A sumptuous 3-course dinner with gala-style seating at 10-person tables at $1,000/person
b) A gourmet, POPS-style one course dinner at cabaret tables at $500/person

By supporting the 2022 SHINE! gala, your gift will 

• Support Celebrity Series’ acclaimed Arts for All! Community programs that provide vital employment opportunities for local Boston-based artists in communities that have been historically underserved by the arts

• Encourage Celebrity Series’ ongoing efforts to center equity, diversity, and inclusion in our mission and invest in partnerships with diverse vendors, artists, and community partners

• Underwrite Celebrity Series’ return to live performance, including innovations that allow us to present live performance safely in our changed world

• Ensure that Celebrity Series remains strong and resilient in the face of uncertainty



To pledge support or make a gift from your Donor Advised Fund (DAF), please contact Anya Hess, Manager of Events and Donor Relations, at

Gala Support Form



For more information, please contact

Anya Hess

Manager of Events and Donor Relations