NEWS RELEASE: Host Sean Cullen & Star Wendy Crewson Join Many Celebrities for Scrabble® With The Stars

TORONTO, APRIL 21, 2016 – The hilarious Sean Cullen will host celebrities and friends of Toronto’s Performing Arts Lodge (PAL) at its annual fundraiser SCRABBLE® WITH THE STARS for an evening of fun, food and playing SCRABBLE on April 25 at the esteemed Arcadian Loft.

Wendy Crewson (Room, Saving Hope) who recently earned the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television’s 2016 Earle Grey Award, joins many Canadian Stars, including: ALANA BRIDGEWATER, GAVIN CRAWFORD, JENNIFER DALE, JILL DEMPSEY, DEB MCGRATH, ELICIA McKENZIE, JOE MIMRAN, COLIN MOCHRIE, DINI PETTY and RH THOMSON. http://www.scrabblewiththestars.ca/stars/

SCRABBLE® WITH THE STARS is a unique event where each table of four has one celebrity and three guests in a game of words and wit after a luscious supper and a marvelous silent auction, with art created by Canadian celebrities ranging from Jayne Eastwood to Charles Pachter.

SCRABBLE® WITH THE STARS winners receive sensational prizes donated by prestigious theatres, restaurants, hotels and local shops. We hope you can join us. There are a few remaining tables and single tickets are available at $175 to CANADA’S most exclusive SCRABBLE competition. Tax receipts will be issued for a portion of any ticket price, donation or sponsorship.

As stars and guests Scrabble, the competition heats up. Words are disputed and SCRABBLE experts roam the room offering assistance to make the highest scoring words, for a price. Additionally North America’s highest ranked female SCRABBLE expert, Robin Pollack Daniel and former World Champion Joel Wapnick are available for auction to join your table almost guaranteeing high scores! In the end, the scoresheets are handed over to SCRABBLE Master John Chew who tabulates the scores and announces the winners. Don’t miss this super fun event!

Proceeds from SCRABBLE® WITH THE STARS helps further the ongoing steps toward providing assistance to PAL Toronto residents, so they can remain among their friends while receiving the additional care they need.

SCRABBLE® WITH THE STARS | To order tickets call 416-912-3766

Date | April 25

Time | 6pm ET

Location | Arcadian Loft, 401 Bay Street

The Performing Arts Lodges, Toronto is dedicated to providing assistance in the areas of health, well-being and affordable accommodation for members of the entertainment industry. PAL Toronto operates PAL Place, a unique residential complex in downtown Toronto that many of Canada’s esteemed artists call home. Funds raised through SCRABBLE® WITH THE STARS allow PAL Toronto to create additional support for the growing number of PAL residents who are becoming too frail and aged to care for themselves in their own homes. The proceeds help ailing PAL Place residents to continue to live with dignity in their own apartments, among their fellow theatrical professionals. Thank you to SCRABBLE With The Stars major sponsors Scotiabank, ACTRA Fraternal and Morneau Shepell. *Please note their schedules’ are subject to change.

Info | Suzan Ayscough | 416.366.2227 x231 | suzan.ayscough@gmail.com

Single seats now on sale

Single seats now on sale

There are a few individual tickets available for playing but space is limited so hurry and reserve your ticket NOW! Individual Tickets: $175* Includes dinner & prizes galore …everyone is a winner!

*Tax receipt will be issued for the maximum allowable. For more details & to purchase tickets, please call 647-692-7925 or email info@scrabblewiththestars.ca and provide your phone number for us to contact you to make payment over the phone. Or, order directly by downloading and submitting our order form.

Space is limited – don’t miss out!

Celebrities for 2015 announced

Only a few weeks away — have you secured your sponsorship yet? The next Scrabble With The Stars event is on Monday, May 4 at the Arcadian Loft in Toronto. Here is a list of celebrities who’ve signed on to dine and play with our guests.

Matt Baram
Jaymz Bee
Raoul Bhaneja
Rod Black
Mark Breslin
Alana Bridgewater
Dinah Christie
Sean Cullen
Jill Dempsey
Arlene Duncan
Rosemary Dunsmore
Jayne Eastwood
Don Ferguson
Barry Flatman
David Gale
Sharon Hampson
Tom Harrington
George Koller
Marilyn Lightstone
Fern Lindzon
Adrian Luces
Deb McGrath
Colin Mochrie
Charlotte Moore
Bram Morrison
Michael Murphy
Steve Patterson
Jackie Richardson
Sandi Ross
Naomi Snieckus
Paul Soles
Michael Therriault
David Warrack
Ken Wickes
Jonathan Watton