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Enhance Your Theatre Experience

Members of the Globe’s Annual Fund family of donors enjoy a fantastic variety of benefits when they choose to support the Globe’s programs. From ticketing upgrades to special invitations for events with artists, members take a step behind the curtain to experience the magic of the Globe.

You can make a donation online or by contacting the Development Department at (619) 231-1941.

Friends of the Old Globe Benefits

Contributor ($50–$124)

  • Invitation to The Old Globe Annual Meeting

Bronze ($125–$249)

All benefits at the previous level plus:

  • Ticket fees waived for all single-ticket purchases
  • Exclusive backstage tour (offered twice a year)
  • 10% discount on all purchases at the Helen Edison Gift Shop
  • Subscription seating upgrade priority (commensurate with giving level)

Silver ($250–$499)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Listing as an Annual Fund donor in at least two Performances programs
  • Discounts at participating restaurants
  • Opportunity to purchase tickets before the public sale date

Gold ($500–$999)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Listing as an Annual Fund donor in programs for one year
  • Invitation to our Shakespeare Festival Meet the Cast party
  • Invitation to one Meet the Artist event
  • Tour of the Globe's Technical Center with reception
  • Complimentary dessert or beverage at Lady Carolyn's Pub
  • Four complimentary blanket rentals for the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre

Gold level benefits valued at $33

Platinum ($1,000–$1,499)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Admission for two people to the Lipinsky Family Suite
  • Invitation Admission to two Meet the Artist events
  • Private backstage tour with light refreshments
  • $10 Helen Edison Gift Shop gift certificate
  • Additional Bard Cards for complimentary desserts or beverages at Lady Carolyn's Pub

Platinum level benefits valued at $88

Diamond ($1,500–$2,499)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Invitations to exclusive events with Globe artists
  • Invitation to all three Meet the Artist events
  • A gift from the Helen Edison Gift Shop
  • Additional Bard Cards for complimentary desserts or beverages at Lady Carolyn's Pub

Diamond level benefits valued at $141

Circle Patron Benefits

Donors who contribute $2,500 or more to the Annual Fund enjoy many exclusive benefits, including unlimited access to the Lipinsky Family Suite private donor lounge before and during performances, invitations to all Circle Patron events and personal VIP ticketing services.

Craig Noel Circle ($2,500–$4,999)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Unlimited complimentary admission to the Lipinsky Family Suite private donor lounge
  • Personal VIP ticketing and subscription services
  • Option to exchange tickets for alternate performances of the same production
  • Invitation to Circle Patron events, behind-the-scenes activities and opportunities to meet Globe artists
  • Invitations to opening-night celebrations for select productions
  • Priority seating upgrades

Craig Noel Circle level benefits valued at $341

Founder Circle ($5,000–$9,999)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Complimentary admission for two to the annual Founder Cirlce Dinner
  • Personal VIP ticketing for productions at participating theatres in New York (subject to availability; opening nights excluded)
  • One voucher for Globe VIP valet parking (opening nights excluded)

Founder Circle level benefits valued at $551

Director Circle ($10,000–$19,999)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Complimentary VIP valet parking when attending Globe productions
  • Access to Globe facilities for your private meeting or event (subject to availability; direct costs to be paid by donor)
  • Personal VIP Ticketing for productions at participating theatres in London (subject to availability, opening nights excluded)

Director Circle level benefits valued at $661

Artist Circle ($25,000-$29,999)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Recognition as sponsor of an actor, director or choreographer during their production in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, or the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre
  • Acknowledgment in Performances Magazine for your sponsored artist
  • Private lunch with your sponsored artist
  • Invitation to the company Meet and Greet to welcome the production’s cast and artistic team
  • Invitation to observe a rehearsal of your sponsored artist
  • Complimentary admission for two to opening night celebration dinner
  • Invitation for two to the opening-night cast party of sponsored production

Artist Circle level benefits valued at $911

Producer Circle ($30,000-$59,999)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Recognition as sponsor for a production in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre or as a sponsor of an actor, director or choreographer on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center
  • Acknowledgment in press release for your sponsored production or artist
  • Personal profile and photograph in Performances Magazine for your sponsored production
  • Recognition on The Old Globe website
  • Four complimentary tickets to your sponsored production (subject to availability)

Producer Circle level benefits valued at $1,361

Ovation Circle ($60,000-$99,999)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Recognition as a Globe sponsor with personal profile and photograph for a production in any of the Globe’s three theatres
  • Recognition with photograph in Performances Magazine twice a year
  • Acknowledgment on promotional materials and select newspaper ads
  • Pre- or post-show reception for 12, plus performance tickets
  • Year-round recognition  on video screens in the Jane and Victor Ottenstein and Viterbi Family lobbies and the Lipinsky Family Suite

Ovation Circle level benefits valued at $3,041

Benefactor ($100,000-$199,999)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Recognition as a sponsor of one production in The Old Globe Theatre and one production in either the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre or the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre
  • Year-round recognition in Performances Magazine and in all light boxes on the Globe’s Copley Plaza
  • Opportunity to name a program or fund for the duration of the pledge when the gift is pledged for five or more years

Benefactor level benefits valued at $3,741

Artistic Angel ($200,000 and above)

All benefits at the previous levels plus:

  • Opportunity to name a chair, program or fund of The Old Globe for duration of the pledge
  • Recognition as a Sponsor for two productions in any of the Globe Theatres
  • An exclusive and unique annual Artistic Angels’ experience

Artistic Angel level benefits valued at $3,741

 

To learn more about our Circle Patron family of donors, contact Keely Tidrow by email or by calling (619) 231-1941 x2309.

To donate by check, please make it payable to The Old Globe and mail it to:

The Old Globe
ATTN: Diane Addis
PO Box 122171
San Diego, CA 92112-2171

Donor benefits are reserved for our Friends of the Old Globe and Circle Patron members and are non-transferable. Thank you for your understanding.