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.

  • July 22 – 30, 2024 (Donation Deadline: July 10, 2024 11:59pm)
  • Duel Reality: A Production by The 7 Fingers (Ahmanson Theatre)

  • August 7 – August 20, 2024 (Donation Deadline: July 26, 2024 11:59pm)
  • Green Day’s American Idiot (Mark Taper Forum)

  • September 11 – September 24, 2024 (Donation Deadline: August 30, 2024 11:59pm)
  • Once Upon a Mattress (Ahmanson Theatre)
    Cat Kid Comic Club: The Musical (Kirk Douglas Theatre)

  • October 23 – November 5, 2024 (Donation Deadline: October 11, 2024 11:59pm)
  • Fake It Until You Make It (Mark Taper Forum)

  • November 6 – November 19, 2024 (Donation Deadline: October 25, 2024 11:59pm)
  • Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends (Ahmanson Theatre)

  • February 12 – February 25, 2025 (Donation Deadline: January 31, 2025 11:59pm)
  • Life of Pi (Ahmanson Theatre)
    Hamlet (Mark Taper Forum)

  • March 5 – March 18, 2025 (Donation Deadline: February 21, 2025 11:59pm)
  • Parade (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.