In addition to supporting the theatre you love, as a Center Theatre Group donor, you'll become a member of the Inner Circle and enjoy a host of benefits that enrich your theatregoing experience.

Inner Circle Benefits

Fan ($100–$199)

  • Center Theatre Group Newsletter—receive quarterly updates by mail for an inside look at what's happening around the company
  • Up Close Dialogues—join actors and other theatre artists for conversations about their work
  • Advance Notice for Discount Tickets—special email offers exclusively for donors
  • Digital Benefits—gain access to our online Annual Report, donor newsletter, and more

Friend ($200–$399)

All previous benefits plus:

  • Inside the Creative Mind—join our staff and artists for an annual workshop
  • Rehearsal Invitations—get a first look at our productions
  • Donor Theatre Adventure—experience exciting local theatre with Center Theatre Group staff and donors

Contributor ($400–$799)

All previous benefits plus:

  • Backstage Tours—step onstage and go behind the scenes in tours led by current cast and crew members
  • Costume Shop Tours—explore our costume shop and prop warehouse to see how productions are brought to our stages
  • Donor Recognition—receive recognition in our online Annual Report
  • Exclusive Dining Offers—enjoy offers from our sponsors and partners

Enthusiast ($800–$1,199)

All previous benefits plus:

  • Observe an Education Program—experience a Student Matinee or another program you make possible
  • Know Your Douglas Season—hear our Artistic Development staff discuss the upcoming Kirk Douglas Theatre season
  • Bring a Friend—bring an additional friend or two to events, when space permits
  • Front-of-the-Line Service—receive immediate assistance at the Ahmanson Box Office when you show your Donor Member Card

Associate ($1,200–$2,399)

All previous benefits plus:

  • One Use of VIP Ticket Desk—receive access to the house seats at any of our three theatres or receive assistance in purchasing house seats at New York or London theatres
  • Two Additional Uses of the VIP Ticket Desk for Center Theatre Group Weekday Performances—receive assistance in purchasing house seats at the Ahmanson, Taper, or Douglas
  • Preferred Seating at Platinum Performances—purchase or exchange up to four seats in excellent locations for designated performances at all three of our theatres
  • Platinum Performances Wine with Friends—enjoy wine and conversation before select performances
  • Performances Magazine and Lobby Recognition—recognition in the house program and on special displays at all three of our theatres
  • Invitations to Select Opening Nights—including a pre-curtain donor dinner with special guests
  • Inner Circle Ambassadors' Reception—attend an elegant reception and performance hosted by the Inner Circle Ambassadors

Advocate ($2,400–$3,999)

All previous benefits plus:

  • Three Uses of VIP Ticket Desk—receive access to house seats at our theatres or receive assistance in purchasing house seats at New York or London theatres
  • Opening Nights at the Douglas—receive invitations to all Kirk Douglas Theatre Opening Nights and invitation-only cast parties
  • Travel with Center Theatre Group—join staff and donors for trips to festivals and theatres around the nation and abroad

Fellow ($4,000–$7,999)

All previous benefits plus:

  • Full Use of VIP Ticket Desk—yearlong access to house seats at our theatres or receive assistance in purchasing house seats at New York or London theatres
  • Invitations to all Center Theatre Group Openings—includes pre-curtain donor dinner with special guests, the Opening Performance, and invitation-only cast parties
  • Annual Season Preview Brunch—hear Artistic Director Michael Ritchie preview the season

Patron ($8,000–$11,999)

All previous benefits plus:

  • Subscription Priority Handling—obtain the best seating available with personalized assistance from our staff with your subscription purchase or renewal
  • Patron Dialogue—join Artistic Director Michael Ritchie in an exclusive conversation with creatives from Broadway and Los Angeles
  • Personal Theatre Contact—an appointed staff member assists in enhancing your theatrical experiences
  • Private Backstage Tour—at your request, enjoy a private tour led by Center Theatre Group staff

Benefactor ($12,000–$17,999)

All previous benefits plus:

  • Theatre Artists Dinner—you're invited to an intimate dinner party with theatre artists from Broadway and Los Angeles
  • Complimentary Associate Membership—receive a yearlong membership to give to a friend or family member
  • Priority Reservations—receive advance notice for donor events and travel programs

Guardian ($18,000+)

All previous benefits plus:

  • A Day at the Theatre—a customized experience at the theatre tailored to your interests
  • Donor Spotlight—an article highlighting your involvement with Center Theatre Group

For more information about becoming an Inner Circle member or additional giving opportunities, please call 213.972.7564 or email us.