ANNUAL FUND

Annual Fund gifts up to $999 support Writers Theatre general operations, which include the productions on both of our intimate stages, our Education Outreach programs that reach over 11,000 young people every year, and our Literary Development Initiative that gives today’s playwrights the support they need to bring new works to fruition. Annual Fund donors help provide the resources needed for Writers Theatre programs, and receive exclusive benefits:

SUPPORTER ($75 - $149)

  • Complimentary Writers Theatre cup that allows you to bring your drink into the theatre during performances

FRIEND ($150 - $249)

All of the benefits above, plus:

  • Concessions voucher for use at our new theatre center

promoter ($250 - $499)

All the above benefits, plus:

  • Donor Rewards Card for discounts at local area businesses
  • Recognition of your gift for one year in the program book

ADVOCATE ($500 - $999)

All the above benefits, plus:

  • Opportunity to attend one exclusive Director’s Society event with WT artists and leadership
  • Invitation to participate in the annual WordPlay Gala
  • Special Writers Theatre memento

For more information regarding the Annual Fund, contact Melissa Rosenberg at 847-786-3513.

DIRECTOR’S SOCIETY

Director’s Society membership offers you inside access to the artistic process and creative teams associated with Writers Theatre. With an annual contribution of $1,000 or more, you will enjoy many VIP benefits and help provide the vital resources needed to support Writers Theatre’s productions and programs.

In addition to receiving all Annual Fund benefits, members of the Director’s Society receive invitations to exclusive behind-the-scenes events and more:

benefactor ($1,000 - $2,499)

  • Invitation to interact with WT artists at a “behind-the-scenes” Director’s Society event
  • Invitation to an exclusive end-of-season celebration with WT artists and leadership
  • Recognition as a Director’s Society member for the entire season in the Litowitz Atrium

PATRON ($2,500 - $4,999)

All the benefits above, plus:

  • Invitation to observe an open rehearsal hosted by Artistic Director Michael Halberstam, and witness the artistic process in action
  • Access to the exclusive Patrons Lounge, located on the second floor of the new theatre center, where you can relax in comfort before performances and/or during intermission
  • Purchase and exchange your tickets with ease through our VIP ticket concierge

Leader ($5,000 - $9,999)

All the benefits above, plus:

  • Invitation to a first rehearsal: meet members of the artistic team, gain exclusive insights on the director’s vision, and witness the cast’s first read-through of the script
  • Opportunity to join a consortium of individuals as a Director’s Society Sponsor of a Writers Theatre production, which secures your invitation to the Opening Night performance, as well as additional exclusive benefits

VISIONARY ($10,000 - $14,999)

All the benefits above, plus:

  • Invitation to attend a private Visionary Dinner with Writers Theatre leadership

For more information regarding the Director's Society, contact Lauren Gardier at 847-786-3501.

ARTISTS COUNCIL

The Artists Council is a group of leading donors who provide essential funds needed to fulfill the Writers Theatre mission both on stage and in the community. As our most generous and integral supporters, members of the Artists Council receive unparalleled access to Writers Theatre’s creative process. With an annual contribution of $15,000 or more, you will experience the art like never before!

In addition to all the privileges associated with membership in the Director’s Society, Artists Council members enjoy:

  • Invitation to all six (6) Opening Night performances and cast celebrations in the season
  • Opportunity to join a consortium of individuals as an Artist Council Sponsor of a Writers Theatre production, which includes additional special recognition and benefits

For more information regarding the Artists Council, contact Carly Magill at 847-242-6012.

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