Forward Theater Company's annual City-Wide Dinner Party Fundraiser. As members of our Forward family, we invite you to join with us to celebrate around a shared table. It’s how Forward Theater began, and we continue that tradition each year with Feast Forward to raise vital funds to support our work.
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ACT I -- 6 PM

Join us for an AROUND THE WORLD Dinner Party!

- Act I dinner options abound – if you’re interested in joining a home-hosted dinner party call or email Julia at 608-234-5001 or
- OR, join us at The Madison Concourse Hotel for a “Forward Family” Around the World adventure. Forward Theater artists will lead you on an international excursion. We’ll dine, we’ll chat, we’ll laugh, and most importantly, we’ll celebrate together. Your odyssey will begin with a glass of champagne and lead you through buffet samplings of gourmet delicacies from around the world.


ACT II -- 8 PM

Come HOME AGAIN to Overture Center and join with hundreds of others who have been dining around town to celebrate our beloved city of Madison and state of Wisconsin.

Revel in quintessential Wisconsin desserts, adventuresome experiences at our silent auction, and our tribute to “home” at our renowned Vaudeville show.

During the past few weeks of Learning to Stay, you let us know what you loved about living in Madison and Wisconsin. Among them our lakes, the University, beer, and the Badgers. Enjoy . . .
LAKES: Summer Sailboat ride on Lake Mendota
THE UNIVERSITY: Exclusive, full-access tour of the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery by former Managing Director of WARF, Carl Gulbrandsen
BEER: Beer for a Year provided by Great Dane Brewing Company
THE BADGERS: BIG 10 UW-Madison Men’s Basketball Tickets

A decadent wine and food experience on the grounds of the historic Ten Chimneys estate with Ruben Moreno, a former sommelier at the French Laundry
See Madison like you’ve never seen it before – from the sky – with a sightseeing flight by Morey Airplane Company over our gorgeous city of lakes
Get arguably the BEST seats for Hamilton in Chicago, “The most exciting and significant musical of the decade,” on a date of your choice.
Your very own "Antiques Roadshow"
Two nights in a luxury Chicago Lakeshore Dr. condo that can be used during Cubs games (just 1 mile from Wrigley Field)
Backstage tour of APT with FTC Advisory Company member and APT Core Company member Sarah Day

Madison Mallards fun in the Duck Blind
Your very own Concerts on the Square table
A Chef’s Table at Madison College’s new culinary facility
Madison Opera and Madison Symphony Orchestra tickets
Tickets and Backstage Tour at Madison Ballet's The Nutcracker
Green Rhino upcycled tee Badgers scarf
Kohl Center Suite for UW-Madison Women's Basketball
A Schwinn bike with Bike Fed swag and membership
Complete West Wing DVD collection and script signed by Madison native Bradley Whitford
Visit A Chapter a Day at Wisconsin Public Radio with FTC Advisory Company member Susan Sweeney and Jim Fleming

Homemade pies and cheesecakes
Artwork from Janus Galleries
Fiskars gardening package
Ganshert Nursery package




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