#TFMAuction: Bid to Star in a Shakespeare Classic

Shakespeare Auction

Bid-a best you can be!

Get the chance of a (virtual) lifetime and support a great cause! TFM, in cooperation with Open House, is auctioning off two roles where you can experience being part of a live streamed reading of a Shakespeare classic with members of C.A.S.T.

C.A.S.T. (Company of Actors in Streamlined Theatre) is an annual staged reading series that plays to sold out audiences every January to February. Get the C.A.S.T. experience alongside theater actors Mako Alonso, Reb Atadero, Cathy Azanza-Dy, Maronne Cruz, Tarek El Tayech, Wanggo Gallaga, Nelsito Gomez, Jill Peña, Dean Daniel Rosen, and Brian Sy in a live online reading of an abridged version of “Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare on April 18, 4pm. Three online rehearsals included.


What you win:

  1. Your online acting debut as either (male role) or (female role).
  2. Three rehearsals with the cast.
  3. A playbill of your choice from our playbill collection, which will be delivered after the enhanced community quarantine ends.
Shakespeare Auction
From Top, L-R: Nelsito Gomez, Dean Daniel Rosen, Brian Sy, Wanggo Gallaga, Maronne Cruz, Jill Peña, Mako Alonso, Cathy Azanza-Dy, Tarek El Tayech, Reb Atadero

The show will stream online on TFM and Open House’s Facebook pages.

Bids start at P2,500. We will only be accepting bids in increments of 150 or higher (e.g. P2650, P3000, P3150).

  1. Bid by stating the price you are willing to pay in the comments section of our Instagram posts for the male role or the female role.
  2. Bidding will strictly close on April 12, 12 midnight. (We will only be accepting bids until April 11, 11:59:59pm).
  3. The highest bidder must make the donation within 3 days, either through Ticket2Me (bit.ly/DonateOpenHouse), BDO bank deposit, GCash, or Paypal.
  4. Bidder must also make sure that s/he is free to do the show on April 18, with three online rehearsals prior on April 15, 16, and 17.

**NOTE: Ticket2Me has waived its service fees for this campaign BUT third-party payment gateway service fees will apply. These service fees are charged by the system’s various payment partners including: the credit card processing bank, PayPal, and GCash.

All proceeds will go to the Open House fundraising campaign, which aims to help members of the performing arts community displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can learn more about Open House’s schedules by going to its Facebook page.


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