Wednesday, September 20

Join us for the Actual Day!

Celebrate the incomparable talent and spirit of the Broadway and film star of Jesus Christ Superstar and support his “home theatre” through Covid recovery. Be the first friends to ring in Ted’s special day (Sept 20). Proceeds benefit Rubicon Theatre and tickets start at a donation level of $70. Options include VIP events, private dinners, screenings, opportunities to provide a message on the big screen (written or recorded), and more.



5:00 p.m. Photos Downstairs for Premium Ticket Holders with Dinner Reservations*
5:30 p.m. 3-Course Private Dinner with Ted
6:45 p.m. Candles, Cake and Singing
7:00 p.m. Unveiling of Plans for the New “Ted Neeley Balcony”
7:15 p.m. Film Screening Feature Presentation Introduced by Ted
10:00 p.m. Post-Show VIP Reception*

*Ted will take a photograph and be available for autographs with each person


Ticket Packages, Benefits and Price Levels

TICKETS: $70 Donation

1 Reserved Seat for the Ted Neeley Balcony Presentation
1 Reserved Seat for Film Screening with Ted Introducing the Film

VIP PACKAGE: $175 Donation

All of the Above, plus

90-Minute Meet-and-Greet in the Lobby with Ted (Limited to 30)
1 Signed 8” x 10” from the film
1 Complimentary Commemorative “Ted’s 80th Birthday Bash” Signed Poster

PREMIUM PACKAGE: $320 Donation /
All of the Above, plus

Private Dinner with Ted (Limited to 30) in The Rose Room
Premium Plus Package includes Seating at the 12-Person “Last Supper” Ted and Carl Table
Your Name Rolling on Birthday Reel Played Before Film Screening
(in Alphabetical Order by Gift Level)
Photo Opportunity with Ted in Front of Step-and-Repeat
1 Premium Package Laminated Pass (allows entry/exit from Rose Room)

SUPERSTAR PACKAGE: $1,000 Donation
(2 Available each night)


All of the Above, plus

1 Seat Next to Ted for the Film Screening
1 Seat Next to Ted at the at the 12 Person “Last Supper” Ted & Carl Table

*Proceeds are tax-deductible and benefit Rubicon Theatre Company, Ted’s “Home Theatre.” Ted and his beloved friend Carl Anderson helped found Rubicon in 1998, performing together onstage for the last time.
To learn more, click HERE.

+The Ted and Carl Table will be located in front of a mural of Ted and Carl and other Broadway and cabaret stars who have appeared at Rubicon, including Joel Grey, Liza Minnelli, Ann Hampton Callaway, Amanda McBroom, Lillias White, Jennifer Leigh Warren and many others!


Program Listing for Season: Any Amount

Make a donation of ANY amount in Ted’s honor and be listed under Tributes in Rubicon Theatre Company’s 25th Anniversary show programs for an entire year. Ted will receive a card letting him know you have contributed in his name.

BIRTHDAY REEL: $150 Donation

Your written message to Ted of up to 30 words will be a part of a montage Birthday Reel with music that will be played before the film is screened. (A DVD version will be sent to you as a keepsake with a personal written response/thank you from Ted.)

BIRTHDAY VIDEO: $300 Donation

Record a personal or family video message of 15-30 seconds to be edited into a montage and played for Ted and the celebrants just before the film is screened. (A DVD version will be sent to you as a keepsake with a personal video response/thank you from Ted.)

Interested in becoming a Major Sponsor or Underwriting the Ted Neeley Balcony?
Sorry, no refunds or exchanges.

Exclusive Hotel Discounts
for Ted Neeley’s Big Birthday Bash!

Coming in from out of town to celebrate Ted’s Big Birthday Bash? To ensure your stay is as enjoyable as possible, we recommend that you stay with Hotel Amanzi!

Hotel Details:

Amanzi Hotel

Address: 298 S Chestnut St Ventura California 93001 US

With a stay at Amanzi Hotel, Ascend Hotel Collection, you’ll be centrally located in Ventura, within a 10-minute walk of Ventura City Hall and Ventura Pier. This hotel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Ventura Botanical Gardens and 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from San Buenaventura Mission.

Make yourself at home in one of the 119 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Flat-screen televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Property Amenity:
Enjoy recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a spa tub. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, a fireplace in the lobby, and a vending machine.

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Other Amenities:
Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free self parking is available onsite.