STAMFORD, CONN. – The Avon Theatre will be rolling out the red carpet for its annual Oscars night gala in Stamford this weekend.
The party starts at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. A buffet supper and live ABC telecast of the 88th Academy Awards ceremony out of Hollywood runs from 8 -11 p.m.
The Oscars are being hosted by comedian Chris Rock.
Tickets, which can be bought at the box office or online cost $100 for members and $125 for non-members.
The box office can be reached by calling (203) 967-3660. The theater’s website is www.avontheatre.org .
The Avon, which is located at 272 Bedford St., will be showing Oscar-nominated and independent films prior to the main event.
The films are: “The Lady in the Van,” “Room,” “Where to Invade Next,” and “Anomalisa.”
Tickets are sold separately for the films.
Prizes will be awarded at the gala for best red carpet glamour, and best Bollywood attire (male and female).
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