For more than three decades, Writers Theatre has been captivating audiences throughout Chicago, the North Shore and the nation. Our distinct interpretations of classic work, bold approach to contemporary theatre and commitment to the artist and the written word have established Writers Theatre as one of the top regional theatres in the nation.
Your support helps Writers Theatre:
We are thrilled to introduce brand new benefits that focus on engagement and connection with our loyal supporters. Review the benefit levels below and see how to enhance your Writers Theatre experience like never before!
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:
Digital subscription to The Brief Chronicle, Digital acknowledgement, Advance access to virtual artistic content
Digital Listing on WT website for 1 year, Concessions voucher, 10% off WT merchandise, Exclusive invitation to attend live Green Room tapings, plus all above
Program Listing for 1 year, 15% off WT Merchandise, Invitation to virtually attend one Director's Society event, plus all above
Attend 1 Director's Society event, One-time no fee ticket exchange, plus all the above
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:
Recognition on the supporter wall in the Theatre Center, Invitation to annual behind-the-scenes event, Invitation to exclusive end-of-season celebration
Access to the Patrons Lounge, Use of VIP concierge for ticketing assistance, plus all of the above
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!
DIRECTOR'S SOCIETY SPONSOR ($5,000-$14,999)
Invitation to opening night performances and celebrations, Opportunity to invite guests to one opening night performance, in addition to all the privileges associated with membership in the Director’s Society
ARTIST COUNCIL SPONSOR ($15,000-$29,999)
Recognition on individual production webpages, in addition to all the privileges associated with membership in the Director’s Society
MAJOR PRODUCTION SPONSOR ($30,000+)
Additional recognition opportunities (varies by level)