START’s 2018 GALA: IT’S SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT!
START’s Annual Gala this year will be presented through Steve Spiro’s “One-Man Show”UK UNDERDOG at the Zephyr theater in Hollywood. UK UNDERDOG is based on a true storyabout growing up as a bullied Jewish school kid in London, England and the consequencesthat followed. Steve is the Co-founder of Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team (START)
All proceeds from this venture will benefit START Rescue,
selected Animal Rescue Groups, and Anti-Bullying Charities.
Thu, Sep 20 – Sun, Oct 28
Thurs, Fri, Sat 8PM
TICKETS $25 EACH
The Zephyr Theater
7456 Melrose Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90046
DONATE to START for UK UNDERDOG
Please see our incentives below and DONATE to become part of this worthy cause.
(Your donations are tax-deductible contributions to START Rescue)
We will give you a “Thank You” in the show’s program.
We will give you a “Thank You” in the show’s program and a START tote bag.
We will give you the same as above, plus a one-month subscription to light a virtual memorial candle for your pet on our website; complete with your own personalized site. Remember Me I Live In Your Heart
We will give you the same as above, plus a START cap.
We will give you the same as above, plus a 1-year subscription to light a virtual memorial candle for your pet on our website.
We will give you the same as above, plus 2 tickets to the show.
2 tickets to the show and 2 START caps, plus a 5-year subscriptionto light a virtual memorial candle for your pet on our website.
We will give you the same as above, plus 4 tickets to the show and a private VIP receptionfor all your friends attending the show. Plus 2 START tote bags, 2 START caps, and a lifetime subscription to a virtual memorial candle on our website ($1,500 value),plus a lifetime subscription ($200 value) for ONE pet for Help4Pets, Inc Help4Pets.
BUY OUT BULLYING
$2000 SPECIAL INVITE
You can purchase an entire evening or afternoon performance of the show (80 seats) and “Gift'” the tickets to educators and students to promote a greater understanding of what those dealing with bullying have to face. The show’s creators will work with local anti-bullying organizations to identify those who will benefit from the tickets provided by your generous support. Steve Spiro, the writer/performer of UK UNDERDOG, will make himself available following the performance for a question and answer session with those in attendance providing wine and snacks.
“Steve’s UK UNDERDOG is profoundly engaging, continually funny and deeply poignant. It stayed with me for days.LA is lucky to have another chance to see it. Don’t miss out.”
– Bruce Joel Rubin, Screenwriter, Ghost, Jacob’s Ladder,My Life, The Time Traveler’s Wife
“In his one man show UK UNDERDOG Steve Spiro vividlycreates a kid on the run. You’re gonna run with himall the way. I know I did.”
— Orson Bean, Actor, Equalizer 2, Being John Malkovich, Desperate Housewives, Two and a Half Men
“Steve’s journey in UK UNDERDOG is full of irony and twists and turns and is ultimately a celebration of life! Don’t miss it!”
— Alison Eastwood, Director, Rails & Ties, Battlecreek
“Steve’s one-man show is a celebration of the human experience- in all its twists and turns. It is funny and entertaining – See it!”
— John P Flynn, Artistic Director – Rogue Machine Theatre
“Steve Spiro’s UK UNDERDOG emotionally hooked me from the very first moments. I found it surprising, engaging, and clever — really, it’s razor-sharp. By the time it was over, I felt both thoroughly entertained and emotionally satisfied. I’d strongly recommend seeing this show!”
— Jen Howell, Writer, Baby Daddy (Freeform), The Great Indoors (CBS)