Theatre Noir: Dracula's Encore

12:00 AM
11:59 PM
Special Event
Weathervane's Annual Gala -- Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015


  • One night only: Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at 6 p.m.
"I Love WP -- Weathervane's Annual Gala" -- Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at 6 p.m.

Theatre Noir: Dracula’s Encore
Weathervane's Annual Gala
Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015

The Count Requests Your Presence!
Join your favorite Weathervane friends and supporters for a gala affair!

Come gather at the Playhouse on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, for a very special night of exquisite food, delicious drinks and amazing items and packages up for bid in both a silent-auction setup as well as an exciting live auction!

All proceeds from the night will benefit the general operating fund of Weathervane Playhouse — thus ensuring that the show will always "go on!"

The Evening's Honorary Chairpersons

MR. TOMMY BRUNO is the general manager and executive director of WAPS-FM “The Summit,” an award-winning, commercial-free, public radio music station broadcasting in the Akron-Canton area at 91.3 FM, throughout Youngstown/Warren and western Pennsylvania at 90.7 FM, and worldwide at After graduating from St.Vincent-St. Mary in Akron, Bruno earned an Associate’s Degree from The University of Akron and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. Extremely involved in the community, he is currently serving on the boards of The Akron Community Foundation, Summit Education Initiative (SEI) and Akron Symphony Orchestra.

MS. MEGAN BRUNO was born and raised in Akron, Ohio, attended Akron Public Schools, and graduated from The University of Akron with a degree in Secondary Education/Comprehensive Communications. She has spent her entire career at Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, where she taught for many years and is currently a school counselor. One of Megan’s earliest memories of live theater is here at Weathervane, where she and a friend saw The Wizard of Oz. She and her husband Tommy have two children and live in Akron.

The Evening's Timeline

6 p.m.
The Patron Party begins in Dracula’s Chamber!

6:30 p.m.
The State Room Party Begins

6:30 p.m.
Silent Auction Opens
Wine Pull
Heads & Tails Raffle

7 p.m.
The Courtyard Party Begins

8 p.m.
Silent Auction Closes

8:15 p.m.
Musical Entertainment by The Weathervane Chanticleers Show Choir
The Live Auction Commences

CLICK HERE to check out a sampling
up for bid!

9:30 p.m.
The Dessert Table Opens
Auction-Item Check-Out Commences


Patron Party in Dracula’s Chamber
(aka the Founders Theater stage)
$200* per person or $350* per couple
Includes Patron Party with hors d’oeuvres, open bar, dinner, auctions and dessert
* $155 or $260 is tax deductible, respectively

The State Room Party
(aka the Dietz Theater)
$125* per person or $225* per couple
Includes open bar, dinner, auctions and dessert
* $80 or $135 is tax deductible, respectively

The Courtyard Party
(aka the Main Lobby)
$50* per person or $75* per couple
Includes two (2) drink tickets per person, cash bar, hors d'oeuvres, auctions and dessert
* $35 or $45 is tax deductible, respectively

Suggested Attire
“Black Tie” optional; black, white and blood red attire


Sorry, but reservations have CLOSED for this event!

Unable to attend? Become a Spirit Sponsor for the Gala. Donate any amount and receive a listing in the souvenir program. Be sure to put "Gala Spirit Sponsor" in the PayPal comment line.  CLICK HERE to go to our donation page.

If you have any questions, please call the Playhouse at 330-836-2626!


Box Office Info

Mondays: CLOSED
Tuesdays—Fridays: 11 am to 5 pm
Performance Saturdays: Noon to 5 pm

The Box Office is also open beginning one hour before each performance and remains open until the end of each performance.

Get tickets by phone at 330-836-2626
or purchase online below.*

*A $4.00 per-ticket surcharge will be added to each Internet sale.
*A $2.00 per-ticket facility-and-handling fee will be added to each telephone or window sale.
*Group orders are not available online.

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