BENEATH THE GAVEL
Throw your paddle in the ring, armed with fistfuls of cash, as you rival your fellow audience members to be the last bidder standing at the high-end art auction of the prized Haddie Weisenberg Collection.
Beneath the Gavel, the interactive art auction play, throws the audience into the white-hot art market as auction house bidders at the high-end art auction of the Haddie Weisenberg Collection. Born in a museum, transferred Off-Broadway, and moving onto Broadway's supper club, Beneath The Gavel offers an unforgettable evening that transports the audience into a world of high stakes money, art, and passion.
The making of Beneath The Gavel was originally funded by the New Britain Museum of American Art, The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, The Greater Hartford Arts Council, The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, The Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation, The Fund for Greater Hartford, and The Maximillian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation.
Designers: Krista DeVellis (props), Gail Fresia (costumes), Timothy Golebiewski (scenic), Jen Rock (lighting), Lisa Kempf, Jane Rainwater (graphics/projections)
Devising Assistance: Debra Walsh, Missy Burmeister, Rebecca Ellis, Gabriel Aprea, Frankie Alicea, Julia Veron, Sean Hinckle, Moira O'Sullivan, Corey Finzel, Sri Doppalapudi, Aaron Pitre, and Emma Mathieu. Fiona Kyle (dramaturg)