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MAX Entertainment Events

Upcoming events

    • 18 Aug 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Herbst Theater, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco


    MAX is proud to partner with The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation (REAF) as an in-kind sponsor for their 25th annual concert and gala, Help is on the Way XXV: Celebrating Broadway taking place on Sunday, August 18th at the Herbst Theater and Green Room in San Francisco. 

    MAX and REAF have a long history of partnering on events dating back to 1995 when REAF was founded and we are proud to continue that tradition.  As a partner for this event, MAX is promoting ticket sales, supporting the silent auction, and soliciting commercial sponsors.

    REAF produces many outstanding entertainment events to raise funds for HIV services, hunger programs and programs for homeless and underserved youth.  Help is on the Way is REAF's biggest annual fundraising gala event of the year.

    REAF has a great cast shaping up for this year's gala, Help is on the Way XXV: Celebrating Broadway, including the Broadway touring cast of "Hamilton", Tony Award-winning actress Tyne Daly, Tony-nominee Constantine Maroulis, "Phantom of the Opera" stars Lisa Vroman and Franc D'Ambrosio, Broadway stars Sam Harris and Carole Cook, "American Idol" star Kimberley Locke, and cabaret star Paula West among others. Check out REAF's website for full details at http://www.reaf.org.

    Ticket options range from VIP (includes VIP seats and admission to VIP pre-show reception) to individual gala tickets.  All tickets include admission to the "Club REAF" night-club themed after party with the cast.

    5:00 pm: VIP Reception (Green Room)
    5:00 pm: Silent auction (Main Lobby)
    7:00 pm: Performance (Herbst Theater)
    9:00 pm: Club REAF after party with the cast (Green Room)

    MAX members at the same ticket level will be seated together so you'll always have great company at this event. REAF has set up a discount code especially for MAX members which will save you:

    • $25 off singer individual gala tickets (normally $150) which include the performance and "Club REAF" after party with the cast.
    • $25 off single VIP tickets (normally $250) which include the VIP pre-show gala reception, the performance, and the "Club REAF" after party with the cast. 

    Just enter the promo code MAXer when ordering tickets to take advantage of the discount. 

    Click here to purchase your ticket, have a great time, and support REAF's mission!


    • 30 Aug 2019
    • 2 Sep 2019
    • Ashland, Oregon

    Join MAX on a four-day getaway to bucolic Ashland Oregon for a journey that includes world class theater, wineries, outdoor adventure, and small town charm.  You will attend two performances at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival: La Comedia of Errors (with a bilingual cast), and Hairspray.  You will have free time to see some of other OSF productions, take the informative backstage tour, or wander around the charming city on your own.

    In addition to the plays, we will have a wine tasting at an Applegate Valley winery and offer two optional excursions on 1) a thrilling raft boat ride on the Rogue River or 2) a visit to Crater Lake.

    The package includes tickets, admissions, accommodations, and all local visits -- a $900 value.  Carpools will be organized from the Bay Area.  Meals are not included, but very affordable.

    This trip is being led by an experienced MAX event and trip organizer, Lorenzo Taylor, lorenzo_max@aol.com.

    Read about Lorenzo's fun and highly regarded MAX Memorial Day weekend trip to Ashland here.

    Space Available:

    This trip is limited to 12 attendees.  This event sells out quickly, so make your reservation early!  The reservation deadline is Monday, July 1.

    Cost Options:

    •   $425 per person, double occupancy.
    •   $625 per person, single room (only two available)

    $100 non-refundable deposit due by July 1,with the balance due by August 1.

    To Sign Up:
    Make a $100 non-refundable deposit for each participant by July 1, 2019. Pay by credit card at this link: paypal.me/MAX2OSF. Contact Lorenzo directly to pay by check.  You will see descriptions of all the plays here https://www.osfashland.org/on-stage.  All tickets are subject to availability.

    For More Information:
    Contact event host Lorenzo Taylor, Lorenzo_Max@aol.com.


Past events

16 Jun 2019 Broadway Bares/San Francisco Strips IV: Comic Strips
1 Jun 2019 June MAX SF Movie Night: Rocketman
24 May 2019 SOLD OUT: Ashland Spring Getaway
17 May 2019 MAX Goes to the Theatre: The View UpStairs
4 May 2019 Jack Alexander Magic Show Express
4 May 2019 MAX SF Movie Nights - Avengers: Endgame
27 Apr 2019 Smuin Ballet: The Best of Smuin and World Premier by Amy Seiwert
31 Mar 2019 MAX Goes to the Theatre: Steve
31 Mar 2019 Steve Pre-Show Brunch
22 Mar 2019 SFGMC: The Brits are Coming!
21 Mar 2019 MAX Goes to Hamilton
3 Mar 2019 One Night Only Benefit with the cast of Hello Dolly!
21 Feb 2019 MAX Goes to the Theatre: Late Company
8 Feb 2019 Oakland Symphony: An Evening of Beethoven with Emanuel Ax
4 Feb 2019 Martuni Mondays
28 Jan 2019 One Night Only: Cabaret Cirque
28 Jan 2019 Martuni Mondays
25 Jan 2019 Oakland Symphony: Notes from the African Diaspora
10 Jan 2019 MAX SF Night at the Theatre – COME FROM AWAY
6 Jan 2019 Oakland Lake Merritt Lunch and Victorian Tour
5 Jan 2019 MAX Goes to Avenue Q
5 Jan 2019 Avenue Q Pre-Show Dinner
10 Dec 2018 Help is on the Way for the Holidays XVII
8 Dec 2018 San Francisco’s Gay Men’s Chorus: Brassy and Sassy
6 Dec 2018 Drag Queens on Ice
16 Nov 2018 Requiem for a Ghost Ship - Oakland Symphony
8 Nov 2018 SOLD OUT - PBO: The "HIP" Revolution
26 Oct 2018 Tribute - SFGMC 40th Birthday Concert
12 Oct 2018 SOLD OUT: Ashland Shakespeare Festival Excursion, Plus Gay Pride!
6 Oct 2018 Bummer's Ball 2
24 Sep 2018 Broadway Backwards Benefit Cabaret with the cast of Phantom of the Opera and On Your Feet
19 Aug 2018 "Help is on the Way" benefitting REAF
16 Jul 2018 "One Night Only" Benefit Cabaret School of Rock Cast Members
23 Jun 2018 SFGMC 40th Anniversary "Unbreakable" Concert
23 Jun 2018 Pre-Show Reception for UNBREAKABLE, SFGMC 40th Anniversary Show
23 Jun 2018 20th Annual Pride Brunch for Positive Resource Center in San Francisco
17 Jun 2018 REAF Broadway Bares/San Francisco Strips III
10 Jun 2018 Join CMG for a Day at the Races!
25 May 2018 SOLD OUT: Ashland Shakespeare Festival
20 Apr 2018 Donna Sachet's "Songs for No Reason" benefitting REAF
7 Apr 2018 Rosie the Riveter National Park Tour and Lunch
29 Mar 2018 SFGMC "Bridges" Lavender Pen Concert and Dinner/Drinks
25 Mar 2018 OUT of Site - North Beach Tour
24 Mar 2018 Jason Brock Gospel Show at Martuni's
24 Mar 2018 OUT of Site - North Beach Tour
24 Mar 2018 OUT of Site - North Beach Tour
23 Mar 2018 An Evening with the Oakland Symphony
11 Mar 2018 OUT of Site - North Beach Tour
10 Mar 2018 OUT of Site - North Beach Tour
10 Mar 2018 OUT of Site - North Beach Tour
4 Mar 2018 Casanova Exhibit at the de Young
24 Feb 2018 SFGMC Crescendo
19 Feb 2018 REAF One Night Only Cabaret
10 Feb 2018 Train Trip to Sacramento and Train Museum

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