Family Giving Tree is designated charity for Mary Poppins

By |2024-05-08T16:21:12-07:00May 6th, 2024|2023-2024 Season, Announcements, Fundraising|

SBMT is excited to partner with Family Giving Tree (FGT) as our designated charity for Mary Poppins by sponsoring a backpack and back-to-school supply drive. Nearly half (46%) of households in the Bay Area struggle to meet all of their needs and many students go to school without the basic tools and supplies they need to learn and be successful. FGT, with community support from sponsors like SBMT, brings equity to the classroom and offers hope through backpacks filled with school supplies. While many are already looking forward to summer vacation, FGT is already busy ramping up to find enough school supplies and backpacks so [...]

South Pacific and Fabulous 40s cancelled due to pandemic

By |2020-03-29T20:18:13-07:00March 29th, 2020|2019-2020 Season, Announcements, Fundraising|

March 29, 2020 Dear SBMT patrons, On behalf of the Board of Directors at South Bay Musical Theatre, we hope that you and your family are safe and healthy in the current pandemic environment. We are committed to doing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, and of course will continue to comply with all of the recent restrictions on group gatherings. Sadly, these restrictions have so disrupted our rehearsal schedule that we are forced to cancel our upcoming spring productions, "South Pacific" (May 16 to June 6, 2020) and "The Fabulous 40s" big band concert (May [...]

Five Reasons We Offer Thanks

By |2017-11-26T18:16:18-08:00November 26th, 2017|Announcements, Fundraising|

It’s Thanksgiving weekend, and we want to pause amid all the feasting and festivities to express our heartfelt gratitude to the people in our organization and our community that make it possible for us to continue bringing quality musical entertainment to the South Bay. Our blessings are many, but in the interest of brevity, let’s talk about five that have touched our hearts in 2017: The recognition of our peers Our most recent production of The Bridges of Madison County was endorsed by Theatre Bay Area with their “TBA Recommended” seal of approval. We take great pride in the quality of [...]

"Giving Tuesday" is November 28

By |2017-11-21T10:13:16-08:00November 21st, 2017|Fundraising|

You've heard of Black Friday after Thanksgiving. You may have heard of Cyber Monday. But what about #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their end-of-year philanthropy. (To learn more, watch their 80-second video.) To join in the spirit of this global movement, we at South Bay Musical Theatre are kicking off our year-end fundraising drive on Giving Tuesday! On that evening, members of our Board of Directors will be stuffing, stamping, and mailing our [...]

How SBMT can profit from your online purchases

By |2017-08-28T23:40:10-07:00August 28th, 2017|Fundraising|

It only takes a few keystrokes on your part, but it can add up to big bucks for SBMT. The “Smile” program allows you to designate a favorite non-profit (like us!) to benefit from most everything you buy online—from disposable diapers to a ten-grand TV. Amazon then makes a donation to your designated charity equal to one half percent of your purchase. Amazon has a detailed description of the program on their site, but it’s not all that complicated. The trick is to make sure you go to to start your purchase process. (If you forget or omit the [...]

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