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PLAYWRIGHT'S CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP

   

Why consider a gift to the Playwright’s Circle? Because you care about great theatre, superb training for actors and directors, educational programs to engage students, and Forum events that enhance your Festival visits. We believe in the power of live theatre to change lives. You do too. Join us in the Playwright’s Circle and share your passion for all that the Stratford Festival has to offer. 

Over the last 6 decades, our ability to touch the hearts of generations of theatre lovers - even to transform their lives - depends on the outstanding talent and skills of our artists and artisans. But it also depends on people like you, who have felt the exhilarating power of our work and who want others to discover and appreciate it too.  Every gift makes a difference. 

My Playwright’s Circle Diamond membership not only supports the wonderful theatre the Stratford Festival provides but also makes me feel a part of the magical community that makes it all happen.” 
 
Gloria Friedman, PWC Diamond Stage Member, Chicago, IL

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

$1,250 TO $2,749 USD/Annually

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and limitations, membership benefits and events are subject to change. 2022 ticket discount dates and contribution amounts are also subject to change. 

If you choose to receive tangible benefits (marked * on the list below), a tax receipt will be issued for the maximum allowable by law. 

  • Be among the first to book your tickets, giving you access to great discounts and seats.
  • Receive priority status on the waitlist for sold out performances.
  • Attend a series of Playwrights' Circle events throughout the season. Meet actors, directors, designers, artisans, senior staff and academics. 
  • Receive personalized concierge service provided by Playwrights' Circle staff. Let us help you plan and enhance your Stratford experience.
  • Enjoy access to the PWC Members' Lounge  half an hour before Festival Theatre performances and during the interval. Complimentary drinks (interval only), patio and private washroom.*  
  • Enjoy access to the Spriet Members' Lounge during the interval at Tom Patterson Theatre performances. Complimentary drinks and private washroom.* 
  • Enjoy priority access to the  Members Musical Offer . Purchase up to four tickets for selected performances at 40% off.
  • Enjoy priority access to a 50% saving on the purchase of two tickets to selected Shakespeare productions.
  • NEW - Priority access to one Bring-a-Friend (free) ticket to pre-selected performance. 
  • Receive a complimentary tour for two to explore Festival Treasures (Costume & Props Warehouse and Archives combo OR tour of the Tom Patterson Theatre.* (Limited exclusions apply)
  • Enjoy the opportunity to watch a private set changeover from one production to another at the Festival Theatre.* (advance reservations required) 
  • Gain access to exclusive Member seats held for PWC Members until 72 hours before each performance. (Subject to availability; limited exclusions apply.)
  • Receive grateful acknowledgement of your gift in all digital house programs and on the Stratford Festival website.

BECOME A MEMBER

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and limitations, membership benefits and events are subject to change. 2022 ticket discount dates and contribution amounts are also subject to change. 

$2,750 TO $5,499 USD/Annually

  • Receive all of the privileges at the Silver Stage plus:
  • Join fellow Members at the Gold Stage and above at dinners and receptions with selected members of the artistic company prior to opening-night performances (purchased events). 
  • Receive complimentary reserved parking in the lower parking lot at Queen Street and Lakeside Drive. (Limited to three times per membership period.)* 
  • Experience a private tour.  (Advance reservations required and limited exclusions apply)* Arrangements made through Sharon Butler, PWC Manager at 1.800.561.1233, ext. 5635 or sbutler@stratfordfestival.ca.

BECOME A MEMBER

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and limitations, membership benefits and events are subject to change. 2022 ticket discount dates and contribution amounts are also subject to change. 

$5,500 TO $12,499 USD/Annually

  • Receive all of the privileges at the Gold Stage plus:
  • Enjoy direct phone access to the Special Orders department for all ticket purchases (during regular business hours)
  • Be guaranteed preferred seating for all openings, including the gala season opening night. (Limited exclusions apply.) Tom Patterson Theatre openings excluded. 


BECOME A MEMBER

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and limitations, membership benefits and events are subject to change. 2002 ticket discount dates and contribution amounts are also subject to change. 

$12,500 TO $19,999 USD/Annually

  • Receive all the privileges at the Gold Stage plus:
  • Enjoy direct phone access to the Special Orders department for all ticket purchases (during regular business hours).
  • Guaranteed preferred seating for all openings, including the gala season opening night. (Limited exclusions apply) Tom Patterson Theatre openings excluded. 
  • Receive complimentary reserved parking in the Buick Lot (upper lot) for performances at the Festival Theatre, excluding opening night. (Limited to three times per membership period.)*  
  • Schedule a personalized appointment with our Special Orders Coordinator, at your convenience, to purchase your tickets on the first on-sale day of the season.

BECOME A MEMBER

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and limitations, membership benefits and events are subject to change. 2022 ticket discount dates and contribution amounts are also subject to change. 

Sapphire Stage $22,000 to $24,999 / $20,000 to $24,999 USD
Receive all of the privileges at the Gold Stage plus: 

  • Enjoy direct phone access to the Special Orders department for all ticket purchases (during regular business hours).
  • Guaranteed preferred seating for all openings, including the gala season opening night. (Limited exclusion apply) Tom Patterson Theatre openings excluded. 
  • Schedule a personalized appointment with our Special Orders Coordinator, at your convenience, to purchase your tickets on the first on-sale day of the season. 
  • Receive complimentary reserved parking in the Buick Lot (upper lot) for performances at the Festival Theatre, excluding opening night. (Limited to three times per membership period.)* 
  • Receive complimentary reserved parking at the Tom Patterson Theatre. (Limited to three times per membership period.)*

Ruby Stage $25,000 to $49,999
Receive all of the privileges at the Gold Stage plus: 

  • Enjoy direct phone access to the Special Orders department for all ticket purchases (during regular business hours). 
  • Guaranteed preferred seating for all openings, including the gala season opening night. (Limited exclusions apply) 
  • Schedule a personalized appointment with our Special Orders Coordinator, at your convenience, to purchase your tickets on the first on-sale day of the season. 
  • Receive complimentary reserved parking in the Buick Lot (upper lot) for performances at the Festival Theatre, excluding opening night. (Limited to three times per membership period.)* 
  • Receive complimentary reserved parking at the Tom Patterson Theatre. (Limited to three times per membership period.)*  

Platinum Stage $50,000 to $99,999
Receive all of the privileges at the Gold Stage plus:

  • Enjoy direct phone access to the Special Orders department for all ticket purchases (during regular business hours).
  • Guaranteed preferred seating for all openings, including the gala season opening night. (Limited exclusions apply) 
  • Schedule a personalized appointment with our Special Orders Coordinator, at your convenience, to purchase your tickets on the first on-sale day of the season. 
  • Receive complimentary reserved parking in the Buick Lot (upper lot) for performances at the Festival Theatre, excluding opening night. (Limited to three times per membership period.)* 
  • Receive complimentary reserved parking at the Tom Patterson Theatre. (Limited to three times per membership period.)* 

Artistic Director Circle $100,000 +

  • Enjoy one-of-a-kind opportunities designed just for you. Please email our Director of Advancement, Rachel Smith-Spencer, or contact her directly at 1.800.561.1233, ext. 2402, to create a plan that focuses on your interests and the Festival's success.

BECOME A MEMBER