A Season of SPACE
Truly a unique experience. The winner of this very special package will receive tickets to six upcoming Off-Broadway shows in New York City: Rancho Viejo by Dan LeFranc at Playwrights Horizons, Everybody by MacArthur Genuis Branden Jacobs-Jenkins at Signature, The Harvest by MacArthur Genius Sam Hunter at Lincoln Center, The Object Lesson by Geoff Sobelle at New York Theatre Workshop, Sundown, Yellow Moon by Rachel Bonds at the Women's Project with Ars Nova, and Sojourners and Her Portmanteau by Mfoniso Udofia at Playwrights Realm with New York Theatre Workshop…all of which were developed at SPACE on Ryder Farm. Fostering brave new plays and playwrights has been our focus since the beginning, and we’re so thrilled to see our residents thrive, with their work being mounted at some of the city’s finest theaters. After their respective shows, head backstage to meet with Sam, Mfoniso, Dan, and Rachel. A must-bid for anyone who wants to experience firsthand what SPACE is all about.
Starting Bid: $1500
SPACE in the City
Interested in SPACE, but can’t get out of the city? This is the package for you! Dive in with a gorgeous piece of art created at Ryder Farm during alumna Alta Buden’s 2015 residency. Add a 16-week share of Ryder Farm’s incredible CSA, consisting of all the same produce served to SPACE’s residents. Don’t feel like cooking? Take a night off with a dinner for two at Covina, prepared in part by Rebecca Newman, one of SPACE’s resident chefs. Top it off with a pair of tickets to Broadway’s 360-degree musical Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Comet of 1812, starring Josh Groban with SPACE alumni Grace McLean, Brittain Ashford, and Nick Choksi followed by a Meet and Greet with select members of the cast.
Starting Bid: $1000
An Evening with Josh Radnor
Do you love our host for the evening's gala? Who doesn’t? Josh Radnor is one of industry’s most delightful entertainers, and the winner of this package will get to spend even more quality time with him. You and a guest will start the evening with dinner at the award-winning Rosa Mexicano, before heading across the street to Lincoln Center to see The Babylon Line the new play by Tony-winner Richard Greenberg, starring Josh. After the show, Josh and his co-star Elizabeth Reaser (Grey's Anatomy, The Good Wife, The Twilight Saga, and Netflix's Easy) will meet you for a Meet and Greet.
Starting bid: $1200
A Night with Alexander Hamilton
Don’t throw away your shot. The winner of this package gets two premium house seats to the biggest entertainment event of the decade: Hamilton, An American Musical. Winner of every major award, Hamilton is changing the face of American culture, and has been lauded by everyone from Oprah to President Barack Obama. The show is sold out through next year, and secondhand tickets are going for as much as $10,000 each – and those don’t include the private backstage tour and Meet and Greet with King George played by Tony-nominee Rory O'Malley that you’ll get with this package! A must-bid for anyone who has yet to experience this game-changer.
Starting Bid: $1600
A Weekend at SPACE
The winner of this package will get our complete farm-fresh treatment. You and five guests will spend two nights at Ryder Farm, with private dinner cooked by our very own Brendan Spieth, and paired with a rare, personally-inscribed bottle of Macallan whisky from our friends at Edrington. Breakfast will be at local hotspot Hayfields, with pampering later on from renowned masseuse Jackie Meyers-Smith. The weekend rounds out with a spectacular afternoon cruise down the Hudson on a 42’ Catalina yacht. Perfect for those who’ve yet to visit our cozy home-away-from-home, or anyone looking for a lavish weekend getaway with their best buds.
Starting Bid: $1400