The 2017 Online Auction for Baltimore Center Stage will be open for bidding March 26 through April 2. Items can be previewed March 24-25.

Now in its 40th year, the auction has raised more than $5 million for Baltimore Center Stage’s artistic, education and community programs.

More than 500 items have been donated this year, including vacations, restaurant certificates, sporting events, home décor, clothing, jewelry and more. The auction features donations from The Classic Catering People, Amtrak, Alex Cooper Gallery of Rugs, The Smile Design Center of Dr. Myron Kellner, Snowbird Ski Resort, Sea Dream Yacht Club, Mt. Washington Mill DYE House, Jones Lighting Specialists, Kramer Portraits, PNC Bank, Ella Pritsker Couture, WYPR, Holland America, Elite Island Resorts, Madonna Seafood, The Puptrait Studio, Iron Bridge Wine Company, Mutiny Pirate Bar and Island Grille and others.

Registration with Bidding for Good is required in order to participate. For more information, visit or email Auction Coordinator Sydney Wilner at

The 2017 Baltimore Sun Online Auction for Center Stage is sponsored byThe Baltimore Sun.

About Baltimore Center Stage

Baltimore Center Stage is a professional, nonprofit institution committed to entertaining, engaging and enriching audiences through bold, innovative and thought-provoking classical and contemporary theater.

Named the State Theater of Maryland in 1978, Baltimore Center Stage has steadily grown as a leader in the national regional theater scene. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE and Managing Director Michael Ross, Baltimore Center Stage is committed to creating and presenting a diverse array of world premieres and exhilarating interpretations of established works.

Baltimore Center Stage believes in access for all—creating a welcoming environment for everyone who enters its theater doors and, at the same time, striving to meet audiences where they are. In addition to its Mainstage, Off Center and Family Series productions in the historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, Baltimore Center Stage ignites conversations among a global audience through digital initiatives, which explore how technology and the arts intersect. The theater also nurtures the next generation of artists and theater-goers through the Young Playwrights Festival, Student Matinee Series and many other educational programs for students, families and professionals.