Levels of Sponsorship

This is your opportunity to join Mad Cow Theatre as a presenting sponsor for our 11th Annual Orlando Cabaret Festival, April 25 – May 12, 2013. This year, we are presenting seven world-class headliners that represent the best in Broadway today as well as the next generation of brilliant cabaret singers, and we want you to share in the excitement! 
 
A sponsorship has numerous benefits, including recognition in all of our marketing and tickets to the Orlando Cabaret Festival. Your tax-deductible contribution helps us meet the costs to bring these great artists to the Festival, and support the continuing work of Mad Cow Theatre in our spectacular new home on Church Street in Downtown Orlando. Keep reading for a list of sponsorships. For other ways to help click here.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Diamond       $4,000        Headlining Artist
Platinum $2,000 Featured/Guest Artist
Gold $1,000 Lunch Series Sponsor
Silver $500 Fundraising Event Sponsor
Bronze $250
Mother's Day Brunch Sponsor 
 
 

 
Diamond ($4,000)  Headlining Artist Sponsor: Your non-exclusive sponsorship will bring you recognition on all printed materials as a Headliner Sponsor, Six (6) Premium Plus Section tickets for your sponsored artist's performance, complimentary beverages for attendees and a 20% employee discount to all Orlando Cabaret Festival events. In addition, you will know that your support has contributed to the success of the Festival, the theatre, and most importantly the continuing growth of arts and culture in our downtown community.
 
Tony Award® nominee Emily Skinner has captivated audiences around the world with her rich, expressive singing voice and vivacious, magnetic stage presence.  Now you can experience this “true Broadway Great” (USA Today) in her special solo concert celebration with Broadway: Her Way. In this truly high octane concert, “dynamic Broadway powerhouse Emily Skinner” (New-Jersey Star- Ledger) takes the audience on a musical journey thru the best of the Great White Way!
 
Singer, pianist and songwriter Tony DeSare has won critical and popular acclaim for his concert performances throughout the United States as well as in Australia, Japan and Hong Kong. Tony’s takes on classic standards and sophisticated original compositions have earned him a reputation as one of country’s hottest young singer/pianists.
 
Paying homage to the artists and sounds that inspired her latest album, O'Farrell Street, Shoshana's show will feature hits from the late 1960's by legends like Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Etta James, Sam Cooke and Ray Charles. These beloved classics flow seamlessly into and out of her own original music and promise to deliver a high-energy, refreshingly nostalgic and moving experience. 
 

Platinum ($2,000) Featured/Artist Sponsor Your non-exclusive sponsorship will bring you recognition on all printed materials as a Guest Artist Sponsor, Six (6) Premium Section tickets for your sponsored artist's performance, complimentary beverages for attendees and a 20% employee discount to all Orlando Cabaret Festival events. In addition, you will know that your support has contributed to the success of the Festival, the theatre, and most importantly the continuing growth of arts and culture in our downtown community.
 
2009 marked the 100th Birthday of American master Johnny Mercer and music lovers around the world celebrated all year long. The Orlando Cabaret Festival is proud to present award-winning recording artist Lee Lessack in a powerhouse evening as he sings his way through the heartwarming music of Georgia’s favorite son. Lessack brings Mercer to life weaving heretofore unknown stories with such timeless tunes as Moon River, Autumn Leaves, Black Magic, My Shining Hour, Come Rain or Come Shine and many more. 
 
Described as a modern-day “Laverne & Shirley “, Mel & El have become a riotously funny comedy music duo and an NYC cult phenomenon. In NYC, their critically acclaimed show, Mel & El: This Show Rhymes, enjoyed a year-long run at The Duplex while Mel & El: Show & Tell premiered Off-Broadway at Ars Nova to rave reviews. Mel & El: Gay Married headlined Comix Comedy Club and culminated in the pair being chosen as one of the Village Voice's BEST OF NYC. 
 
Lindsey Alley has been performing in theatre, television and film since the age of six. In 1989, Lindsey was cast as a Mouseketeer on the Disney Channel's All New Mickey Mouse Club, performing alongside Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Ryan Gosling and Keri Russell. She was one of only three cast members to appear in the pilot and all seven seasons of the show. On Broadway, Lindsey covered the role of Older Helen in Hollywood Arms (written by Carol Burnett and directed by Harold Prince). In 2006, her one-woman show, Look Ma...No Ears ran for six weeks at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in New York City. 
 
Walters' powerful baritone will wow you with songs from the world's most beloved musicals. Mix that with his personal account of starting out that "special" little boy from Arkansas, singing along in his bedroom to recordings of Carol Channing and trying to tap like Ann Miller to living the showbiz dream by working with some of Broadway's most legendary stars!  It's a touching, tunefully daring and side-splittingly funny tour-de-force. 
 
It Was A Very Good Year: 1955 & 1965
Enter into a time machine as you walk through the doors of Club Moo, Mad Cow Theatre’s intimate nightclub room. Grab a chair at your table a you sip a cool drink and enjoy It Was a Very Good Year, a celebration of one year in the life of America: the news, the lifestyles, the gossip, and most important the music.
 

 
Gold ($1,000) Lunchtime Series Sponsor: One of our most popular programs! Your contribution gives you two (2) premium seats to the Cabaret performance of your choice, plus a complimentary beverage for you and your guest from our Wine Bar.  Your name or company logo will be listed on the front page of orlandocabaret.com and included on communications about the lunchtime series. 
 
Silver ($500) Fundraiser to Support Mad Cow Education and Community Outreach Programming: Opening Night, April 25, 2013 - Mad Cow Theatre is hosting a special fundraising event featuring many of the talented artists who will be appearing in the Cabaret Festival. Sponsorships for this event help to pay for catering and entertainment expenses. As an event sponsor your name or company logo will be printed on all opening night materials, and your name or company logo will be listed on the front page of orlandocabaret.com and included on communications about the fundraiser.
 
Bronze ($250.00) Mother's Day Brunch Event:  Have your name listed as an event sponsor in the program. Businesses can also have sample products and flyers inserted into gift bags to be given to attendees of our inaugural Mothers' Day Cabaret Brunch! This is an amazing opportunity to get in front of this sophisticated group.
 

 
With our new location on Church Street we expect our attendance to be the highest it has ever been. The visibility of our brand has increased in just the first few months since we opened in October 2012. Be part of the next phase of our impact in Downtown Orlando and consider joining with us to sponsor an Orlando Cabaret Festival artist today.
 
Companies or individuals interested in this type of sponsorship opportunity should contact David Mink at 407-297-8788 x1003 or davidm@madcowtheatre.com. We are always open to discussing other sponsorship opportunities that are mutually beneficial for all.