Individual Giving

INDIVIDUAL GIVING

 

With any questions about contributions to Second Stage, contact Kiara Tinch at 212-787-8302 ext. 111 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

FRIENDS OF SECOND STAGE

Membership in the Friends of Second Stage and Champions Circle is designed to enhance your experience at 2ST. Your gift directly impacts the work of our artists, supports our education programs, and provides the opportunity for you to become even more immersed in the world of New York’s most exciting theater.

Gifts under $125
100% tax-deductible

 

**Subject to scheduling and artist availability

MEMBER

($125 - $249) 100% tax-deductible.
If you like an extra treat before the show.

SUPPORTER

($250 - $499) 100% tax-deductible.
If you like discounts to area eateries.

ASSOCIATE

($500 - $999) 100% tax-deductible.
If you like to see your name in print and to share in the fun.

ADVOCATE

($1,000 - $1,999) All but $50 is tax-deductible.
If you want to meet the cast at one of our post-show artist receptions.

 

CHAMPIONS CIRCLE

From opening night celebrations to private cocktail parties to invitation-only rehearsals and readings, membership in the Champions Circle brings you even closer to the artists at Second Stage, the only theatre in New York dedicated exclusively to the work of contemporary American playwrights and composers.

PATRON

($2,500 - $3,999)
$650 in goods and services provided.
If you want to get closer to the action and enjoy the best seats in the house.

  • Two VIP seats to all Second Stage productions for one year
  • Invitations for two to all Champion Night receptions in the Kiser Theater —intimate cocktail parties before or after our mainstage productions and featuring cast members and other 2ST artists
  • Direct access to the Champion Hotline
  • Patron Lounge Access at the Hayes Theater
  • Listing in Playbill 
  • Restaurant discounts
  • Two complimentary glasses of wine or non-alcoholic beverages per mainstage show
  • A complimentary cookie at each production 
  • A Second Stage Theater newsletter for each production
SPONSOR

($4,000 - $6,499)
$800 in goods and services provided
If you never want to worry about missing a show or a party.

Enjoy every benefit of the PATRON level, plus:

  • Invitations for two to all Champion Night  receptions (Includes Broadway) 
  • Invitation for two to Playwrights Breakfast** (two per year)
LEADER

($6,500 - $9,999)
$800 in goods and services provided
If you want to get close and stay close to the art.

Enjoy every benefit of the SPONSOR level, plus:

  • Opportunity to observe at tech rehearsals for Second Stage performances
  • Opportunity to schedule private backstage tours**
  • Invitation for two to Off Broadway Opening Night Performances
  • Invitation to one Broadway Opening Night
  • Invitation for two to Playwrights Breakfast** (three per year)
PRODUCER'S CIRCLE

($10,000 - $14,999)
$1,600 in goods and services provided
If you want to fly first class at Second Stage and bring some friends along for the ride.

Enjoy every benefit of the LEADER level, plus:

  • Invitations for two to ALL Broadway opening night performances
  • Two additional tickets to Champions Nights or Regular Performances
  • Invitation for two to Playwrights Breakfast** (four per year)
  • Concierge service for obtaining house seats at other New York and regional theaters (subject to availability)
 DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE

($15,000 - $24,999)
$1,600 in goods and services provided
If you want to dine with 2ST leaders.

Enjoy every benefit of the Producer’s Circle level, plus:

  •  Invitations to Rehearsal Room Dinners with Members of the Artistic Team and Second Stage Leaders
  • Two additional tickets to all Opening Nights
PLAYWRIGHT'S CIRCLE

($25,000)
$1,600 in goods and services provided:
If you want to be the ultimate VIP all year long.

Enjoy every benefit of the DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE level, plus:

  • Invitation for two to Annual Chairman’s Dinner
  • Year round exclusive access to intimate events and programs featuring Second Stage 

 

 

MATCHING GIFTS

Make your gift go further. Click here for a list of companies that match their employee’s gift. Yours isn’t there? Ask your HR department anyway. (Plus, we’ll honor benefits to you at the matched gift level!)

 

LEAD PRODUCTION SPONSOR

To take leadership role by sponsoring a production – you’ll be a key part of the production family and have unparalleled access to the creative process. Click here for a list of lead production sponsor benefits.

 

PLANNED GIFTS

Join the group of generous donors who have included 2ST in their estate plans. To learn more, call the Director of Development at 212-787-8302 ext. 122 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

STOCK GIFTS

Ring the bell! We happily accept gifts of appreciated securities. To obtain stock routing information, call the Director of Development at 212-787-8302 ext. 122 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

QUESTIONS?

WANT TO JOIN TODAY? CALL US!

Call us. We want to hear from you! If you would like to make a gift by phone, please call Kiara Tinch at 212-787-8302 ext. 111.