Flying Anvil Theatre - Derelict Building to Dynamite Theatre!

Help us transform this cool 1920's era car dealership in Knoxville, TN into a first-rate professional theatre. (Photo courtesy of East TN Historical Society)
Theater
$7,605USD
raised of $90,000 goal
8%
0 time left
This campaign started on Jul 15 and closed on September 13, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on September 13, 2013
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  • $10USD
    You rock!

    *We love and thank you!!

    5 out of 5000 claimed

  • $25USD
    PHOTOS OF FLYING ANVIL THEATRE

    * Before and After photos of our space! * Four digital photos, emailed straight to you. * Our love and thanks!

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    6 out of 500 claimed

  • $40USD
    FLYING ANVIL THEATRE T-SHIRT

    * High quality white cotton tee - logo on front, "Hey Y'all Watch This!" on the back. * Your FAT tee shirt. Wear it with pride! * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    10 out of 300 claimed

  • $50USD
    SIGNED POSTER

    * Cool poster of GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, suitable for framing, signed by cast and crew. * Our eternal thanks!

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    2 out of 200 claimed

  • $75USD
    SIGNED POSTER AND TEE SHIRT

    * Poster for THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL signed by the cast, suitable for framing. * One cool FAT tee shirt. * Our eternal gratitude.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    3 out of 100 claimed

  • $120USD
    POSTER/ TEE/COFFEE CUP!

    * Poster for THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL signed by the cast, suitable for framing. * One cool FAT tee shirt. * Lovely latte cup with our logo. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    8 out of 100 claimed

  • $250USD
    BUY US A FRESNEL!

    * This basic lighting instrument is the workhorse of any lighting system. We need a lot of them! * Thank you on our donor wall. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    3 out of 40 claimed

  • $350USD
    BUY A SEAT, ANY SEAT!

    * Help us create our comfortable and welcoming space for audiences. While they last! * Name plaque on seat for 5 years. * Digital photo of your plaque. * Thank you on our donor wall. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: January 2014

    1 out of 200 claimed

  • $400USD
    BUY US A DRAPE!

    * A theater needs black drapes...and they're not cheap. Your donation buys a drape and the hardware to hang it. * Thank you on our donor wall. * A backstage trip to visit your drape. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    0 out of 12 claimed

  • $500USD
    COSTUME OUR ACTORS!

    * Underwrite the costumes for one of our shows. * Get photos of costumes, suitable for framing. * Two tickets to Opening Night, with a visit backstage to see the costumes. * Mention in the program. * Listing on our donor wall. * Our eternal thanks!

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    0 out of 8 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $750USD
    BUY US A SCRIM!

    * Buy a scrim (a fabric curtain that lighting designers can light for cool effects, from sunrises and sunsets to forest shadows and lightning) and see what we do with it. * 2 tickets to the show of your choice. * Thank you on our donor wall. * A backstage trip to visit your scrim. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    1 out of 1 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    CREATE A DRINK FOR OUR BAR!

    * Budding mixologists can create a signature drink and name it! (No blender drinks, please!) * Listing on our donor wall. * Your photo behind our bar for one year. * Digital photo with cast at the bar. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    1 out of 4 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    PAY OUR RENT FOR A MONTH!

    * For the practical type who wants to help us meet our ongoing obligations. We'll happily declare one month yours! * Listing on our donor wall. * Declaration of "Your Name Month" during our nightly curtain speech. * 4 free tickets to our show during your month. * Meet and mingle with the cast after the show. * 2 cool Flying Anvil Theatre tee shirts. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    0 out of 12 claimed

  • $3,000USD
    NAME A DRESSING ROOM!

    * Honor an actor or theatre lover in your family by naming one (or both) of these hard working spaces, where actors transform themselves before every show, after them! * Naming plaque on the door to the Dressing Room. * Featured Billing on our Donors Wall. * 2 Season tickets for our first season. * Invites to our Opening Night parties with cast and crew. * Photo of the Dressing Room, suitable for framing. * Backstage tour. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    PICK A PLAY, ANY PLAY!

    * Flying Anvil Theatre will do a first-rate staged reading of your chosen play with up to 6 professional actors. * Sit in on casting session and rehearsals. * Producers credit in program and promo materials. * 8 tickets to the reading and 2 Season tickets for 1 year. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: March 2014

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • $7,500USD
    NAME OUR BAR!

    * Naming rights for the bar with plaque for 5 years. * Featured Billing on our Donors Wall. * 2 Season tickets for 2 years. * Invites to our Opening Night parties with cast and crew. * Photo of the Bar area, suitable for framing. * Thank you in our programs. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    TATTOO OUR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR!

    * Thanks to you, Jayne Morgan (currently ink free) will have our logo permanently etched on her skin! * Featured thank you on our donor wall. * 2 Season tickets. * A consultation with Jayne about location and colors. * Video with live commentary of the tattooing. * Photo, suitable for framing, of tattooed Jayne. * Featured story on our webpage, plus media coverage. * Matching tattoo for yourself, should you choose to do so. * Our indelible gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $15,000USD
    LIGHT UP OUR THEATRE!

    *Your donation will pay for a first-rate dimmer system and environmentally friendly LED instruments! * Featured thank you on donors wall. * Featured story on our webpage. * 4 Season tickets for 3 years. * VIP Invite to our Donor Event. * Sit in on a Production meeting of your choice and take a backstage tour. * Two production lighting photos, suitable for framing. * Free valet parking. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    0 out of 3 claimed

  • $25,000USD
    NAME OUR RETRO LOBBY!

    * Naming rights for the lobby with plaque. * Acknowledgement on printed material and curtain speeches. * Co-Star Billing on our Donors Wall. * Featured story on our webpage. * VIP Guest at our Donor Event. * 4 Season tickets for 5 years. * Invites to our First Read-throughs, Opening Night and Closing Parties with cast and crew. * Free use of the lobby once a year. * Free valet parking. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $50,000USD
    NAME OUR STAGE!

    *Your Name and/or logo on plaque in theatre to honor your donation! * Acknowledgement on all printed material and curtain speeches. * Featured story on our web page and media packages. * Top Billing on our Donors Wall. * Guest of Honor at our Donor Event. * 6 Season tickets for 5 years. * Free use of the theatre - one event once a year for 5 years. * Invites to our First Read-throughs, Opening Night and Closing Parties w/ cast and crew. * Free valet parking. * Our eternal gratitude!

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    0 out of 1 claimed

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