Friends Ticket Presale

Become a Friends member with a $100+ annual donation, or a FlexFriends member with a $10+ monthly donation, and gain access to Friends Ticket Presales. 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. 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: Presale dates subject to change. Membership donations must be received by 11:59pm eight business days prior to the beginning of a presale window in order to get ticket access.

  • September 25 – October 3, 2023 (Donation Deadline: September 13 11:59pm)
  • A Christmas Story, The Musical (Ahmanson Theatre)

  • November 1 – November 14, 2023 (Donation Deadline: October 20 11:59pm)
  • Matthew Bourne’s Romeo & Juliet (Ahmanson Theatre)

  • December 6 – December 12, 2024 (Donation Deadline: November 24 11:59pm)
  • Funny Girl (Ahmanson Theatre)

  • February 14 – February 27, 2024 (Donation Deadline: February 2 11:59pm)
  • A Strange Loop (Ahmanson Theatre)

  • February 14 – February 27, 2024 (Donation Deadline: February 2 11:59pm)
  • Clue (Ahmanson Theatre)

    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.