Herberger Theater’s inaugural fundraiser, Plated & Staged by Press Release Culinary event to benefit its Educational Outreach ProgramsPHOENIX, April 5, 2016 – The Herberger Theater’s inaugural fundraiser, Plated & Staged… A Herberger Theater Experience, is Sunday, April 24, 2016. Guests will dine at top Valley restaurants to benefit its Youth Outreach and other programs. To add a little theater drama… we don’t plan to tell them where until the night of the event.The evening will begin at the Herberger Theater, located at 222 E. Monroe St. in downtown Phoenix, at 5:00pm for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and entertainment. Guests find out which of the participating fine dining restaurants they will experience just before departure at 7:00pm. Each restaurant will host a table of eight with a specially prepared three-course meal with wine.There are several ways for guests to participate:Table of eight - $1,800Couples Package (two tickets) - $420 Single Ticket - $225Cocktail Party/Silent Auction only - $50 The event is sponsored by Billie Jo & Judd Herberger, Arizona Community Foundation, R.A. Bowers & Associates Consulting, Mary Contreras/State Farm Agency, frontdoors news and Print Time.The Herberger Theater is proud to support its resident companies and Educational Outreach Programs. For more information, visit www.HerbergerTheater.org/plated-staged-a-herberger-theater-experience/. The Herberger Theater Center (HTC) is a 501(c)(3) Arizona non-profit organization that supports and fosters the growth of the arts in Phoenix as a premier performance venue, arts incubator and advocate. Opened in 1989 and fully renovated in 2010, the HTC is home to several Valley theater and dance companies; and offers three theater venues – Center Stage, Stage West and The Kax Stage, an art gallery, as well as rentable event space for a variety of community uses. During the last 26 years, 3.7 million patrons have enjoyed more than 11,000 performances at HTC. Proceeds from annual fundraising benefit its Youth Outreach Programs – Arizona Young Artists’ Competition, Multicultural Theater Camp and Wolf Trap – designed to give Arizona children (ages 3-19) opportunities to excel, learn and heal through the arts. For more information, visit www.HerbergerTheater.org or call 602-254-7399.