Where
Wortham Theater Center

Amount Raised
$760,000

Eyebrow raiser
Tables adorned with flowers, three-foot trees with green and pink LED lights in keeping with “Rite of Spring” theme; 4,000 blue irises, 1,000 daffodils, 3,000 garden roses, 3,000 tulips, 2,000 daisies

Pricy auction item
$22,000 pearl-and-diamond cocktail ring, donated by Nini Jewels

You had to be there
Lynn Wyatt, Artistic Director Stanton Welch, and 17 ballet dancers performing a Welch-choreographed dance set to Beyoncé’s “Halo”

–Marcy de Luna

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