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Our Mission:

We are a not-for-profit performing arts center who presents and produces a wide variety of quality performing arts, advances arts education and creates a neighborhood that is a superior destination for entertainment, business and residential living, thereby strengthening the economic vitality of the region.

The Stage

Presenting and producing a variety of the finest entertainment for the betterment of the community. more

Arts Education

A national leader in engaging the community through enriching experiences in the performing arts. more

Area Development

A major area developer creating a vibrant destination and economically-strong neighborhood. more

Not-for-Profit

Performing Arts Center

A not-for-profit that must raise over $4 million dollars annually to continue improving the region's quality of life. more

Membership

More than simply a home for entertainment, Playhouse Square is an exciting destination that is improving the quality of life within our community.

Donations fund Playhouse Square’s use of the performing arts to engage individuals while simultaneously serving as a catalyst for economic growth and vitality for Northeast Ohio. It is this necessary and meaningful work that is affecting people, changing lives, building downtown and enriching communities.

Consider the positive effects of Playhouse Square. Then realize your vital role in sustaining these efforts by becoming a member of Playhouse Square today.

If you'd like to make a one time gift, consider giving to the Education Fund.

Please Note: Pre-sale opportunities begin at the $100 membership level. 

Donor Circle ($600 + annual gift)Join Now Button


Play a starring role at Playhouse Square by joining the Donor Circle. In honor of your gift, you’ll receive the exclusive benefits and privileges listed below.

All Donor Circle members receive exclusive KeyBank Broadway Series subscription seating in the Donor Circle (first 15 rows), advance notice of upcoming events, opportunity to purchase tickets to select performances before public sale and access to personalized ticketing services.

Click here for the 2017-2018 Donor Circle Seating Guildlines.

Other benefits are available at the following levels:

Producer ($15,000 – $19,999)

  • Private VIP Ticketing Concierge
  • Opportunity to purchase 12 KeyBank Broadway Series subscription seats in the Donor Circle
    2017-2018 Donor Circle Seating Guidelines
  • Donor Circle Seating for most performances
  • Last minute priority ticketing
  • Complimentary parking in the Playhouse Square garage during performances
  • Invitation to the annual Chairman’s Dinner
  • Ticketing privileges to performances in select cities
  • Access to the exclusive RJF Presidents' Club
  • Invitation to the annual President’s Reception
  • Inclusion on the Honor Roll of Giving in the State Theatre Lobby
  • Invitation to exclusive events
  • Recognition on Playhouse Square District video boards
  • Recognition in all KeyBank Broadway Series playbills
  • Receive Playhouse Square’s annual Report to the Community
  • Recognition on playhousesquare.org
  • Private Playhouse Square tour by appointment

Platinum Founder ($10,000 – $14,999)

  • Private VIP Ticketing Concierge
  • Opportunity to purchase 12 KeyBank Broadway Series subscription seats in the Donor Circle
    2017-2018 Donor Circle Seating Guidelines
  • Donor Circle Seating for most performances
  • Last minute priority ticketing
  • Complimentary parking in the Playhouse Square garage during performances
  • Invitation to the annual Chairman’s Dinner
  • Ticketing privileges to performances in select cities
  • Access to the exclusive RJF Presidents' Club
  • Invitation to the annual President’s Reception
  • Inclusion on the Honor Roll of Giving in the State Theatre Lobby
  • Invitation to exclusive events
  • Recognition on Playhouse Square District video boards
  • Recognition in all KeyBank Broadway Series playbills
  • Receive PlayhouseSquare’s annual Report to the Community
  • Recognition on playhousesquare.org
  • Private PlayhouseSquare tour by appointment

Sustaining Founder ($5,000 – $9,999)

  • Private VIP Ticketing Concierge
  • Opportunity to purchase 8 KeyBank Broadway Series subscription seats in the Donor Circle
    2017-2018 Donor Circle Seating Guidelines
  • Donor Circle Seating for most performances
  • Complimentary parking in the Playhouse Square garage during performances
  • Invitation to the annual Chairman’s Dinner
  • Access to the exclusive RJF Presidents' Club
  • Invitation to the annual President’s Reception
  • Inclusion on the Honor Roll of Giving in the State Theatre Lobby
  • Invitation to exclusive events
  • Recognition on Playhouse Square District video boards
  • Recognition in all KeyBank Broadway Series playbills
  • Receive Playhouse Square’s annual Report to the Community
  • Recognition on playhousesquare.org
  • Private Playhouse Square tour by appointment

Gold Founder ($2,500 – $4,999)

  • Private VIP Ticketing Concierge
  • Opportunity to purchase 6 KeyBank Broadway Series subscription seats in the Donor Circle 
    2017-2018 Donor Circle Seating Guidelines
  • Donor Circle Seating for most performances
  • Access to the exclusive RJF Presidents' Club
  • Invitation to the annual President’s Reception
  • Opportunity to purchase reserved parking in the Playhouse Square garage
  • Inclusion on the Honor Roll of Giving in the State Theatre Lobby
  • Invitation to exclusive events
  • Recognition on Playhouse Square District video boards
  • Recognition in all KeyBank Broadway Series playbills
  • Receive Playhouse Square’s annual Report to the Community
  • Recognition on playhousesquare.org
  • Private Playhouse Square tour by appointment

Investor ($1,200 – $2,499)

  • Private VIP Ticketing Concierge
  • Opportunity to purchase 4 KeyBank Broadway Series subscription seats in the Donor Circle (excluding Saturday evenings)
    2017-2018 Donor Circle Seating Guidelines
  • Donor Circle Seating for most performances
  • Recognition in all KeyBank Broadway Series playbills
  • Receive Playhouse Square’s annual Report to the Community
  • Recognition on playhousesquare.org
  • Private Playhouse Square tour by appointment

Inner Circle ($600 – $1,199)

  • Private VIP Ticketing Concierge
  • Opportunity to purchase 2 KeyBank Broadway Series subscription seats in the Donor Circle (excluding Saturday evenings)
    2017-2018 Donor Circle Seating Guidelines
  • Donor Circle seating for Broadway and other select performances
  • Recognition in final playbill of the KeyBank Broadway Series season
  • Receive Playhouse Square’s annual Report to the Community
  • Recognition on playhousesquare.org
  • Private Playhouse Square tour by appointment

Friends ($50-$599) Join Now Button


Our Friends are important to us. Join today and get priority access to Playhouse Square events as listed below.

Please Note: Pre-sales will only be available to Contributing ($100) and Supporting ($300) Friends levels.

If you would like to take advantage of a Friends pre-sale, please join online 24 hours prior to the start of the pre-sale. Otherwise, we would be happy to help you over the phone.

Supporting Friend ($300 – $599)

  • A dedicated phone line for all your ticket buying needs.
  • Flexibility to exchange tickets at no charge
  • Opportunity to purchase 2 KeyBank Broadway Series season ticket seats in Donor Circle for select performances
    2017-2018 Donor Circle Seating Guidelines
  • Advance notice and pre-sale opportunities for select productions
  • Recognition in final playbill of the KeyBank Broadway Series season
  • Receive Playhouse Square’s annual Report to the Community
  • Receive Donor Newsletter by mail
  • Recognition on playhousesquare.org
  • Private Playhouse Square tour by appointment on public tour dates
  • Invitation for 4 to Friends Annual Reception
  • Invitations to special events at Playhouse Square
  • Select performance discounts
  • Access to Donor Information Hotline with just announced shows

Contributing Friend ($100 – $299)

  • Advance notice and pre-sale opportunities for select productions
  • Invitation for 2 to Friends Annual Reception
  • Select performance discounts
  • Receive Donor Newsletter by mail
  • Access to Donor Information Hotline with just announced shows

Participating Friend ($50 – $99)

  • Invitation for 2 to Friends Annual Reception
  • Select performance discounts
  • Access to Donor Information Hotline with just announced shows

Partners ($50-$5,000)Join Now Button


Young professionals with a passion for the performing arts are invited to join Partners. You’ll enjoy great benefits (as listed below), network with like-minded YPs and be part of an irreverent, exuberant group!

Partners Encore Society


Choose membership in the Partners Encore Society for VIP benefits and opportunities to network with leaders in the Northeast Ohio community. You’ll receive invitations to events with the Playhouse Square Trustees, exclusive receptions, priority ticketing and access to Donor Circle seating.

Producing Partner ($5,000)

In addition to the benefits outlined in a Supporting Partners Membership, as a member of Partners Encore Society you will receive the following benefits:

Partners Benefits

  • Invitation to the annual Playhouse Square Chairman's dinner
  • Invitations to exclusive networking events with Playhouse Square Trustees
  • Invitation to all KeyBank Broadway Series opening night cast parties of the season, free of charge, for two people*
  • Invitations to exclusive "Partners Encore Society" events
  • Receive one Guest Pass admitting two (2) people to the Roy Holdt Lounge in the Connor Palace
  • Unlimited access to the RJf President's Club
  • Opportunity to join the "Partners Encore Society" Committee or a general Partners committee
  • Recognition in one issue of the Props! donor magazine
  • Recognition in all KeyBank Broadway Series playbills

Ticket Benefits

  • Access to Donor Circle seating in rows D-M for most Playhouse Square performances*
  • Complimentary parking in the Playhouse Square garage during performances
  • Purchase Jump Back Ball tickets before anyone else! Access to tickets via phone the day they go on sale
  • Eligible to purchase four (4) discounted Jump Back Ball tickets*

*Based on availability. Restrictions may apply.

Gold Partners ($2,500-$4,999)

In addition to the benefits outlined in a Supporting Partners Membership, as a member of Partners Encore Society you will receive the following benefits:

Partners Benefits

  • Invitations to exclusive networking events with Playhouse Square Trustees
  • Invitation to all KeyBank Broadway Series opening night cast parties of the season, free of charge, for two people*
  • Invitations to exclusive "Partners Encore Society" events
  • Receive one Guest Pass admitting two (2) people to the Roy Holdt Lounge in the Connor Palace
  • Unlimited access to the RJf President's Club
  • Opportunity to join the "Partners Encore Society" Committee or a general Partners committee
  • Recognition in one issue of the Props! donor magazine
  • Recognition in all KeyBank Broadway Series playbills

Ticket Benefits

  • Access to Donor Circle seating in rows D-M for most Playhouse Square performances*
  • Opportunity to purchase first floor reserved parking in the Playhouse Square garage*
  • Purchase Jump Back Ball tickets before anyone else! Access to tickets via phone the day they go on sale
  • Eligible to purchase four (4) discounted Jump Back Ball tickets*

*Based on availability. Restrictions may apply.

Silver Partners ($1,200-$2,499)

In addition to the benefits outlined in a Supporting Partners Membership, as a member of Partners Encore Society you will receive the following benefits:

Partners Benefits

  • Invitations to exclusive networking events with Playhouse Square Trustees
  • Invitation to all KeyBank Broadway Series opening night cast parties of the season, free of charge, for two people*
  • Invitations to exclusive "Partners Encore Society" events
  • Receive one Guest Pass admitting two (2) people to the Roy Holdt Lounge in the Connor Palace
  • Receive one Guest Pass admitting two (2) people to the RJf President's Club (includes dinner reservations when available)
  • Opportunity to join the "Partners Encore Society" Committee or a general Partners committee
  • Recognition in one issue of the Props! donor magazine
  • Recognition in all KeyBank Broadway Series playbills

Ticket Benefits

  • Access to Donor Circle seating in rows N, P, Q for most Playhouse Square performances*
  • Purchase Jump Back Ball tickets before anyone else! Access to tickets via phone the day they go on sale
  • Eligible to purchase four (4) discounted Jump Back Ball tickets*

*Based on availability. Restrictions may apply.

Bronze Partners ($600-$1,199)

In addition to the benefits outlined in a Supporting Partners Membership, as a member of Partners Encore Society you will receive the following benefits:

Partners Benefits

  • Invitations to exclusive networking events with Playhouse Square Trustees
  • Invitation to the first KeyBank Broadway Series opening night cast party of the season, free of charge, for two people*
  • Invitations to exclusive "Partners Encore Society" events
  • Receive one Guest Pass admitting two (2) people to the Roy Holdt Lounge in the Connor Palace
  • Opportunity to join the "Partners Encore Society" Committee or a general Partners committee
  • Recognition in one issue of the Props! donor magazine

Ticket Benefits

  • Access to Donor Circle seating in rows R, S & T for most Playhouse Square performances*
  • Purchase Jump Back Ball tickets before anyone else! Access to tickets via phone the day they go on sale
  • Eligible to purchase four (4) discounted Jump Back Ball tickets*

*Based on availability. Restrictions may apply.

Standard Partner's Membership

Supporting Partners ($300-$599)

​​Partners Benefits

  • Get involved by joining a Partners committee
  • Invitation to all Partners events (Plus discount admission to ticketed events!)
  • Invitation to the annual Broadway Launch season announcement presentation
  • Receive two (2) complimentary beverage vouchers
  • Recognition in the KeyBank Broadway Series finale playbill
  • Be in the know! Receive the latest Playhouse Square news

Ticketing Benefits​

  • Members-only concierge ticket service
  • Buy your tickets first! Advance notice and priority ticketing for select performances
  • Access to Donor Circle seating in rows R, S & T for KeyBank Broadway Series season ticket holders*
  • Eligible to purchase two (2) discounted Jump Back Ball tickets*

*Based on availability. Restrictions may apply.

Contributing Partners ($100-$299)

Partners Benefits

  • Get involved by joining a Partners committee
  • Invitation to all Partners events (Plus discount admission to ticketed events!)
  • Invitation to the annual Broadway Launch season announcement presentation
  • Be in the know! Receive the latest Playhouse Square news

Ticketing Benefits​

  • Buy your tickets first! Advance notice and priority ticketing for select performances
  • Eligible to purchase two (2) discounted Jump Back Ball tickets*

*Based on availability. Restrictions may apply.

Participating Partners ($50-90)

Partners Benefits

  • Get involved by joining a Partners committee
  • Invitation to all Partners events (Plus discount admission to ticketed events!)
  • Invitation to the annual Broadway Launch season announcement presentation
  • Be in the know! Receive the latest Playhouse Square news


Leading LadiesJoin Now Button


Leading Ladies is a new membership group designed to engage women by providing the opportunity to connect through a shared passion for Playhouse Square and its not-for-profit mission.  Members will be invited to four complimentary events throughout the year, including pre-show cocktail receptions, special guest speaker luncheons, and behind-the-scenes experiences.

Click here to learn more about Leading Ladies.

 

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Kids ages 2-10 have their own special group at Playhouse Square. Share your love of the performing arts with the children in your life. Pals memberships make great gifts.

Pals Family Membership ($50)

  • Pals Performance Package with ticket purchase for each Children’s Theater Series (CTS) performance includes (Value: $10 per performance):
    • 1 Popcorn Voucher
    • Personalized Ticketing
    • Opportunity to receive 1 pass to each CTS Workshop*
  • CTS Season Ticket Holders receive 1 Parking Pass per season (Value: $12)
  • Pals Performance Package with ticket purchase for select family performances (past examples: Sesame Street Live and The Fresh Beat Band) includes (Value: $15 per performance):
    • 1 Popcorn Voucher
    • Personalized Ticketing
    • 2 child admissions to all Pals pre-show parties*
  • Pals Welcome Packet for each child:
    • Commemorative Pals gift & Personallized Membership Certificate
  • Discounted tickets for the annual holiday party (50% off)
  • Quarterly Pals Pages newsletter
  • Special Pals opportunity at the Annual Cinema at the Square
  • Invite to the annual Pals Birthday Party

*Based on availability. Admittance fee for each additional child (adults free), reservations required

Pals Family Membership ($100)

(Additional benefits in bold below)

  • Pals Performance Package with ticket purchase for each Children’s Theater Series (CTS) performance includes (Value: $10 per performance):
    • 2 Concessions Vouchers
    • 1 Parking Pass
    • Personalized Ticketing
    • Opportunity to receive 2 passes to each CTS Workshop*
  • CTS Season Ticket Holders receive 1 Parking Pass per season (Value: $12)
  • Pals Performance Package with ticket purchase for select family performances (past examples: Sesame Street Live and The Fresh Beat Band) includes (Value: $15 per performance):
    • 2 Concessions Vouchers
    • Personalized Ticketing
    • 4 child admissions to all Pals pre-show parties*
  • Pals Welcome Packet for each child:
    • Commemorative Pals gift & Personallized Membership Certificate
  • Opportunity to purchase pre-sale tickets to select family performances
  • Discounted tickets for the annual holiday party (50% off)
  • Quarterly Pals Pages newsletter
  • Special Pals opportunity at the Annual Cinema at the Square
  • Invite to the annual Pals Birthday Party

*Based on availability. Admittance fee for each additional child (adults free), reservations required

Other Donation Opportunities

Make a Donation to the Education Fund


If you prefer to make a one-time gift, you can donate to our Education Fund here or by calling 216-640-8664.

Make a Match


Increase your support through your company’s matching gift program.

Leave a Legacy


Include Playhouse Square in your will or estate. Contact Michelle Ryan Stewart at 216-640-8410 for more information.