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"We love the VIP ticketing service we get with our contribution. We almost always have access to great seats this way, even if we've waited 'til the last minute to buy them!"

Donor Benefits

and receive these great benefits with your donation.

Click Here to learn more about our Director’s Circle Benefits for gifts starting at $3,000.

Friend ($50 - $99)

  • Recognition on our website’s Annual List of Donors
  • An invitation to our Annual Season Sneak Preview

Patron ($100 - $249)

  • 48-hour priority seating upgrades (subject to availability)
  • Recognition on the Matthews Theatre Lobby Board and in the A Christmas Carol program
  • An invitation to our Annual Backstage Tour
  • All benefits at the Friend level

Benefactor ($250 - $499)

  • Waived handling fees on all ticket purchases
  • Recognition in Theatre Series programs for productions in the Matthews Theatre
  • An invitation to one Opening Night Cast Party
  • All benefits at the Patron level

Sponsor ($500 - $749)

  • Recognition in all McCarter Theatre Center programs
  • An invitation to two Opening Night Cast Parties
  • Invitations to specially tailored artistic events and opportunities
  • All benefits at the Benefactor level

Promoter ($750 - $999)

  • VIP Ticketing Service for all purchases and exchanges (including pre-sale tickets)
  • Invitation to all Opening Night Cast Parties
  • All benefits at the Sponsor level

Designer ($1,000 - $2,999)

  • One Theatre Series Performance Sponsorship featuring prominent program recognition and 4 complimentary VIP tickets (Opening Nights excluded)
  • All benefits at the Promoter level



Director ($3,000- $4,999)

  • Recognition in the Director’s Circle brochure and lobby board
  • Use of Director’s Circle concierge services (VIP ticketing, restaurant reservations, etc.)
  • Invitations to exclusive Director’s Circle events
  • One Performance Sponsorship of any performance at McCarter Theatre Center featuring 4 complimentary VIP tickets (subject to availability).
  • All benefits at the Designer level

Producer ($5,000- $7,499)

  • Reserved VIP parking for selected performance sponsorship
  • An invitation to attend the private McCarter Board of Trustees Season Sneak Preview reception
  • All benefits at the Director level

Angel ($7,500- $9,999)

  • An invitation to one Opening Night Dinner
  • All benefits at the Producer level

Grand Sponsor ($10,000- $14,999)

  • An additional Performance Sponsorship- includes 4 complimentary tickets for each of two performances
  • All benefits at the Angel level

Guarantor ($15,000- $24,999)

  • An invitation to a private dinner with McCarter’s artistic leadership
  • Opportunity to participate in a Behind-the-scenes internship for a Theatre Series production
  • All benefits at the Grand Sponsor level

Impresario ($25,000- $49,999)

  • One additional Performance Sponsorship (three total)- includes 4 complimentary tickets for each performance sponsorship
  • Reserved VIP parking for all events
  • Complimentary use of a McCarter space for hosting a private event (based on availability; catering and other services to be the responsibility of the donor).
  • All benefits at the Guarantor level

Grand Impresario ($50,000 and above)

  • Benefits are tailored to the individual

Please contact Lindsey Forden at 609-258-6544 or lforden@mccarter.org to learn more about the Director’s Circle benefits.

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New Jersey State Council on the Arts
This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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