The night the stars aligned

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“Dur­ing this show in par­tic­u­lar it was ac­tu­ally re­ally busy. We had a lot of our orig­i­nal cast mem­bers there and then we had one spe­cial guest,” said Kyle Tul­los, so­cial me­dia and mar­ket­ing di­rec­tor for The Ar­morettes.

One of the au­di­ence mem­bers up­stairs that night came up to an Ar­morette and told her that dur­ing her per­for­mance, he wanted to match all do­na­tions up to three times.

“When­ever it got to her turn to per­form, we had the two hosts say, ‘Hey, we have this of­fer on the ta­ble. This man, who is an anony­mous donor, wants to match up to three times what we make. Let’s give as much as you can so we can make as much as pos­si­ble,’” Tul­los said.

That per­for­mance gar­nered $341 in do­na­tions, which the man — a phar­ma­cist from the mid­dle Ge­or­gia area — matched with a $1,000 gift.

Af­ter the show, the man came to the back with his debit card. Us­ing a new dig­i­tal tip­ping ser­vice The Ar­morettes started with the Venmo app, he was able to put the money di­rectly into the troupe’s char­i­ta­ble ac­count.

“As I’m help­ing him through the process of do­ing the dig­i­tal tip­ping he asked us, ‘Hey, if you could do th­ese two songs for

Au­gust 4, 2017

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