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11th Annual Encore Luncheon benefitting the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pmVaries
HSPVA Friends to Honor Distinguished Alumnus, Harris Wittels, at the 11th Annual Encore Luncheon benefitting the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
Comedy icons Adam Scott, Jeff Ullrich and Scott Aukerman will speak in Wittels’s honor
HSPVA Friends, the non-profit organization that provides support for the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts (HSPVA), will host its 11th Annual Encore Luncheon on Tuesday, February 21 at 11 a.m. at the River Oaks Country Club. The luncheon will celebrate and honor the life of HSPVA’s 2017 Distinguished Alumnus, Harris Wittels.
Wittels was widely known for his work as a comedy writer and executive producer for NBC’s hit show, Parks and Recreation, a writer for The Sarah Silverman Program and a frequent guest on the popular podcast, Comedy Bang! Bang!. A 2002 graduate of HSPVA’s Theatre Department, Wittels received two posthumous Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series for Parks and Recreation and for Master of None.
The luncheon will feature special performances by HSPVA students and remarks by actor Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation) and Earwolf Podcast Network co-founders Jeff Ullrich and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!). This year’s luncheon is chaired by Joan and Craig Murrin and Kate Murrin Springer, a 2002 HSPVA alumna.
Tickets start at $200. Tables for ten start at $2,500.
To purchase tickets online, please visit https://hspvafriends.org/support/special-events/luncheon/.