Friends Ticket Presale

Donate $100 or more to join Friends of Center Theatre Group and gain access to Friends Ticket Presales for an entire year. Members may purchase tickets at preferred pricing during exclusive presale windows for each production at the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum, and Kirk Douglas Theatre produced or presented by Center Theatre Group. Membership is valid one year from donation date. Make your membership donation online today or contact our Membership Concierge at 213.972.7564 (Monday-Friday 10am-6pm).

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Upcoming Friends Ticket Presale Dates

Please note: Membership donations must be received by 11:59pm two business days prior to the beginning of a presale window in order to get ticket access.

  • September 27–October 5, 2021 (Donation deadline: September 23 11:59pm)
    A Christmas Carol (Ahmanson Theatre)
  • November 3–16, 2021 (Donation deadline: November 1 11:59pm)
    Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (Ahmanson Theatre)
    The Lehman Trilogy (Ahmanson Theatre)
  • December 6–14, 2021 (Donation deadline: December 2 11:59pm)
    Slave Play (Mark Taper Forum)

  • January 12–25, 2022 (Donation deadline: January 10 11:59pm)
    Hadestown (Ahmanson Theatre)
  • January 31–February 8, 2022 (Donation deadline: January 27 11:59pm)
    Blues for an Alabama Sky (Mark Taper Forum)
    King James (Mark Taper Forum)
    Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and the Pool (Mark Taper Forum)
    Alma (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
    Tambo & Bones (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
    Block Party: To T or Not to T? (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
    Block Party: The Art Couple (Kirk Douglas Theatre)
  • February 16–March 1, 2022 (Donation deadline: February 14 11:59pm)
    Come From Away (Ahmanson Theatre)

    Additional dates for Dear Evan Hansen, The Prom, and Oklahoma! (Ahmanson Theatre) to be announced

How to Purchase During Friends Ticket Presales

  • Check your email. Before single tickets go on sale to the general public for an upcoming show, we'll send you an email notification about your Friends Ticket Presale, with a special link to purchase tickets online. During this presale window, you will be able to purchase tickets at the preferred presale price by using the link when logged in to your account. You may also call Audience Services at 213.628.2772.
  • Pick your date. Occasional special events, fundraising benefits, and select performances may not be available.
  • Choose your seats. You may purchase up to 8 tickets at the preferred presale price for Center Theatre Group productions at the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre.
  • Save! There is always preferred pricing during the Friends Ticket Presale.
  • For your reference, seating charts can be downloaded under Plan Your Visit for the Ahmanson TheatreMark Taper Forum, and Kirk Douglas Theatre.

Please Note

  • The preferred pricing received through Friends Ticket Presales is not valid on previously purchased tickets and cannot be combined with other offers.
  • Handling fees will apply.
  • Preferred pricing is only available when using the link provided in your Friends Ticket Presale email while logged into an account with a current Friends Membership.
  • Tickets purchased during the Friends Ticket Presale window are neither transferable nor refundable.
  • Ticket exchanges are available for a small fee.