Theater & Dance

JPAS 17th Pasta & Puccini Gala


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Proudly Sponsored by Mr. & Mrs. Henry Shane, Hard Rock Construction, First NBC, Mrs. Hannah J.Cunningham, The Mary Foundation, The Robert & Myrtis Nims Foundation, EZ Parker

Celebrity Auctioneer President John Young

To Benefit JPAS Cultural Endeavors and Youth Programming for the 2012-2013 Season

The highlight of the cultural season returns! The 17th Annual JPAS Pasta & Puccini Gala will once again be an elegant evening to benefit the JPAS artistic endeavors and arts outreach programming. Gala patrons will enjoy an evening of world class entertainment, an elegant seated dinner and exciting auctions to the music of the great Giacomo Puccini. Proceeds from this annual fundraiser will benefit the Jefferson Performing Arts Society’s annual theatrical productions and arts outreach programming that annually enrich and serve over 20,000 arts patrons and reach over 10,000 youth throughout five parishes in Southern Louisiana. Tickets and tables for this elegant affair are available for purchase now!

Contact Valerie Hart at 504-885-2000 ×212 or email The evening includes an seated dinner, live and silent auctions, dancing and live entertainment provided by stellar performers and the JPAS Symphony Orchestra conducted by Dennis G. Assaf.



Hyatt Regency-New Orleans

500 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 561-1234


For gala Tickets/Tables: Contact Pasta & Puccini Coordinator, Valerie Hart. Single tickets start at $125 per patron. Tables of ten start at $1250. This is a SEASON SPECIAL, AND NOT INCLUDED IN SEASON PASS/SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS. It is a stand-alone event.


Friday October 19 (06:30 PM)