The Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s 11th annual ASF ARMCHAIR AUCTION Returns on Saturday, January 25 from 2-6 p.m.

January 08, 2014




Contact: Tiffany Bell, 334.462.2747 or 


 The Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s 




Returns on Saturday, January 25 from 2-6 p.m. 


MONTGOMERY, AL (January 8, 2014) Going once, going twice, sold! The Alabama Shakespeare Festival will be putting up for bid dozens of vacations, artwork, jewelry, antiques and one-of-a-kind experiences during its 11th annual Armchair Auction on Saturday, January 25. The auction will be broadcast live from 2-6 p.m. on WMXS MIX 103.3, Newsradio 1440 and streamed online at From 5-6 p.m., the auction will be simulcast on WSFA TV 12. 


The radio segment will be hosted by Mix 103’s JT and Leanne. The television segment will be hosted by WSFA’s Mark Bullock, Melissa Johnson and Sally Pitts. 


Over the past 10 years, the ASF Armchair Auction has raised over $1 million for the State Theatre of Alabama and its cultural and educational programs. The auction is sponsored by WSFA TV 12, Cumulus Broadcasting Montgomery, The Montgomery Advertiser, Beasley Allen Law Firm and Pickwick Antiques. 


Each auction item and its auction time will be listed in The Montgomery Advertiser on January 18, 24 and 25. Bidders may tune into the auction on January 25 and bid by calling toll free at 877.ASF.1435.  


Among the many and varied items that will go up for bid include Marguirette’s specially designed Shakespearean Diamond Dangles earrings (valued at more than $18,000), a Cabo San Lucas beach vacation, Montgomery Biscuits Suite for 16, Maxima XL Maytag Steam Washer and Dryer, a $1,500 certificate for metal braces and an Ultimate Spa Day at Doug’s 2 in Montgomery. One lucky bidder can also win a walk-on role in an ASF production. 


For more information on the ASF Armchair Auction visit or call 334.271.5382. 


The Alabama Shakespeare Festival is among the largest Shakespeare theatres in the world. Designated as the State Theatre of Alabama, ASF has been located in Montgomery since 1985 when it moved from Anniston as a result of Mr. and Mrs. Wynton M. Blount’s gift of a performance arts complex set in the 250-acre Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park.  






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