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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

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Partners is the official young professionals group of Playhouse Square. No other YP group in town gives you such exclusive access and influence at one of the region’s leading cultural gems. Founded in 1991, the Partners group has raised more than $2.5 million to support the not-for-profit mission of Playhouse Square and its members have enjoyed unique opportunities to network, volunteer and socialize in one of the most beautiful locations in downtown Cleveland.

When you join Partners, you decide how you want to be involved. You can join a committee, plan events, help introduce children to live theater, raise money for Playhouse Square, recruit new members, or simply enjoy the Partners events and pre-sale ticketing benefits.

The membership fee is 100% tax-deductible, so why wait? Become a Partner today!

 

Partners Leadership Society


Choose membership in the Partners Leadership 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 Leadership 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 Leadership 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 Leadership 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 Leadership 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 Leadership 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 Leadership 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 Leadership 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 Leadership 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 Leadership 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 Leadership 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 Leadership Society" events
  • Receive one Guest Pass admitting two (2) people to the Roy Holdt Lounge in the Connor Palace
  • Opportunity to join the "Partners Leadership 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 Partners 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-$99)

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

Already a Partner?


You can access your Partner pre-sales and discounts and renew your annual donation by signing into your online account. If you are unable to sign in, please contact the Partners Membership Coordinator at 216-640-8408. 

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Upcoming Partners Special Events:


Partners Dine Around

Tue, Jul 14, 2015
PlayhouseSquare

Partners Christmas Eve in July

Fri, Jul 24, 2015
U.S. Bank Plaza

 

Current Partner Pre-sale Opportunities:


Bullets Over Broadway

Oct 6 - 18 , 2015
Connor Palace
More Info On Sale 08/07/2015 - 11:00 AM

Air Play

Oct 31 - Nov 1 , 2015
Ohio Theatre
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

Nov 3 - 15 , 2015
Connor Palace
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

The Wizard of Oz

Dec 1 - 6 , 2015
State Theatre
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

Elf

Dec 29 , 2015 - Jan 3 , 2016
Connor Palace
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

Annie

Jan 12 - 17 , 2016
Connor Palace
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny

Jan 16 - 17 , 2016
Ohio Theatre
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

If/Then

Feb 9 - 21 , 2016
Connor Palace
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

MOON MOUSE: A Space Odyssey

Mar 5 - 6 , 2016
Ohio Theatre
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

Mamma Mia

Mar 8 - 13 , 2016
Connor Palace
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

Beautiful

Apr 5 - 17 , 2016
Connor Palace
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

Matilda

May 3 - 22 , 2016
State Theatre
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

Carnival of the Animals

May 7 - 8 , 2016
Ohio Theatre
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

Steel Magnolias

May 21 - Aug 21 , 2016
Allen Theatre
More Info On Sale 09/11/2015 - 11:00 AM

The Phantom of the Opera

Jun 15 - Jul 10 , 2016
State Theatre
More Info On Sale TBA

Partners Co-Chairs: Emma Bembridge & Amanda Hicken

Partners Vice Co-Chairs: Jen Jackson & Kimberly Morris

Partners Committees

Education

(Co-Chairs: Chris Laco & Steph Washlock)

Committee members provide opportunities to educate Partners about the arts, Cleveland’s Playhouse Square District and Arts Education at PlayhouseSquare primarily through the Inside Scoop Educational Series, the Annual Meeting and a quarterly newsletter. This committee also raises money and awareness for the special Partners Bus Subsidy Fund, bringing children to the theaters for education at Playhouse Square. Funds are raised through special activities, the 50/50 raffle, and the Holiday Party, which is an annual holiday-themed fundraiser for children and their families.


Fundraising

(Tri-Chairs: Peter Morrison, Mike Trivisonno & Tracy Vigh)

Committee members secure sponsorships from corporate and individual donors to financially support Partners’ activities (primarily Jump Back Ball), educational events and the theaters of Playhouse Square.
 

Jump Back Ball

(Co-Chairs: Stephanie Sherman & Andy Tojek)

Committee members plan Partners’ largest fundraising event of the year, the Jump Back Ball, which always stirs excitement among members and increases awareness of Partners in the community.


Membership

(Co-Chairs: Amanda McHenry & Ann Markowski)

Committee members help to cultivate and recruit members as well as enhance the level of membership contributions. Projects include planning the Membership Open House, Corporate Outreach Events and New Member Tours.


Social

(Co-Chairs: Sam Miller & Erica Sherman)

Committee members plan and develop exciting, innovative and theater-oriented events that encourage member involvement. Activities include seasonal parties and happy hours as well as various other events tied to performances in the theaters.

Communication

Communication Chair: Allison Peltz