2019 Youth Elly Award FAQ

When and where does the 2019 Youth Elly Awards Ceremony take place?

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Cosumnes Oaks High School Performing Arts Center
8350 Lotz Parkway, Elk Grove, CA 95757
Box office opens at 5:30pm; Doors open at 6pm; Ceremony begins at 7pm

In what order do they give out the awards?

Awards are handed out by category – Costume Design; Lighting Design; Set Design, etc for Education, Youth and Children’s.

How long is the Youth Elly Awards Ceremony?

The Youth Elly Awards Ceremony will last about 3 hours with a 20 minute intermission.

What is the suggested attire?

This year’s theme is The Ellys in Wonderland. Formal dresses and sport jackets are recommended.

Is there a reception either before or after the Youth award ceremony?

No, there is no reception for this event.

What kind of parking is available? Is there a cost?

There is free parking available in the parking lot in front of the theatre.

Is there any entertainment?

Yes, there will be musical numbers performed by Elly nominees from the Musicals-Overall Production categories to pre-recorded music.

Is there an intermission?

Yes, there is a 20-minute intermission. Cold drinks and snacks will be available for purchase outside the theatre.

Can I take flash photos?

Yes, flash photos and videos are encouraged.

Are there restaurants nearby the Cosumnes Oaks High School Performing Arts Center?

Yes, there are several restaurants near Highway 99 on Elk Grove Boulevard and Laguna Boulevard.

How much do tickets cost?

Pre-purchased tickets are discounted:

$15 Nominee
$20 SARTA members / groups of 10 or more
$25 general admission

Event day tickets will be $5 more for all ticket levels. This event often sells out, please purchase tickets early to avoid disappointment.

How do I purchase tickets for the Youth Elly Award ceremony?

You can buy tickets online at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4303741 for a reduced price. Tickets will be on sale at the door beginning at 6pm if there are seats available.

Please remember that Event Day tickets will cost $5 more:

$20 nominees
$25 SARTA member or group of 10 or more
$30 General Admission

How will I receive my tickets once they are purchased?

You may choose to have your tickets mailed; printed at home or held at will call. Please remember that all ticket sales are final. Tickets are not refundable.

What if I want to purchase tickets for Adult Elly Ceremony in addition to the Youth Elly Ceremony?

Please visit www.brownpapertickets.com to purchase tickets for the Adult Elly ceremony.

Can I purchase my tickets at the SARTA office?

No, tickets are available for purchase on-line only at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4303741. If you have any questions regarding placing a ticket order, please contact the SARTA office so we can resolve the issue asap at 916-443-8229.

Will there be tickets available at the door on the night of the event?

Tickets might be for sale at the door if there are seats available. This event often sells out.

Are tickets refundable?

No, tickets are not refundable.

Are these reserved seats?

Yes, this theatre offers reserved seating. You will need to select your seats at the time of your ticket purchase or they will be selected for you. Order early for best seating selection.

Why is there a charge for nominee tickets this year?

As the costs for this event continue to rise, we must pass along the costs to our attendees.

Do musical performers have to buy tickets?

Theatres are given up to 10 complimentary tickets for their performers. If their group has more than 10 performers, then they will need to purchase tickets at the nominee rate for the remainder of their performers. Please contact SARTA directly at sarta@sarta.com or call 916-443-8229 for questions.

Do presenters or plaque carriers or ushers have to buy tickets?

No, presenters and plaque carriers and ushers do not need to purchase tickets.

Do Elly judges have to purchase tickets?

No, each Elly Judge may request two complimentary tickets from the SARTA office if they judged in the Education or Young People’s or Children’s Theatre categories during the 2018 -2019 Elly season. Please call 916-443-8229 or email us at sarta@sarta.com.

If I am volunteering at the event, do I need to purchase a ticket?

No, volunteers do not need to purchase a ticket. They will receive a complimentary ticket.