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Become a true insider and be the first to see what's next and new at La Jolla Playhouse!

As one of the most prestigious not-for-profit theatres in the nation, La Jolla Playhouse depends upon your support to sustain the excellence of its production and education programs. Join one of our vibrant membership programs and enjoy behind-the-scenes access at the Playhouse through exclusive lunches, cocktail receptions and special events with Artistic Director Christopher Ashley and artistic guests from featured productions.


The Ovation Club

$150

For your gift, you receive:

  • Invitations to:
    • The Annual Ovation Luncheon* with a Playhouse artist
    • An exclusive backstage tour with continental breakfast at the Playhouse
  • Listing in all season programs

$250

For your gift, you receive:

  • Invitations to:
    • The Annual Ovation Luncheon* with a Playhouse artist
    • ONE Ovation Happy Hour* where you'll enjoy fine food at a unique San Diego locale, meet Playhouse artists and socialize with fellow Ovation Club members
    • The first reading of the POP Tour, the annual touring production for children
    • An exclusive backstage tour with continental breakfast at the Playhouse
  • Listing in all season programs

$500

For your gift, you receive:

  • Invitations to:
    • The Season Kickoff Celebration with Artistic Director Christopher Ashley
    • The Annual Ovation Luncheon* with a Playhouse artist
    • TWO Ovation Happy Hours* where you'll enjoy fine food at unique San Diego locales, meet Playhouse artists and socialize with fellow Ovation Club members
    • The first reading of the POP Tour, the annual touring production for children
    • An exclusive backstage tour with continental breakfast at the Playhouse
  • Listing in all season programs

For more information about the Ovation Club, please contact Annie Dawson at (858) 550-1070 x134 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


The Inner Circle

$1,000

For your gift, you receive:

  • Personal ticketing service from the Development Office, including complete scheduling flexibility—house seat purchasing privileges and complimentary ticket exchanges to Playhouse productions
  • Invitations to:
    • Three exclusive cocktail receptions featuring cast members from Playhouse productions
    • The Season Kick-Off Celebration with Artistic Director Christopher Ashley
    • The Annual Ovation Luncheon* with a Playhouse artist
    • Two Ovation Happy Hours* where you'll enjoy fine food at unique San Diego locales, meet Playhouse artists and socialize with fellow donors
    • The first reading of the POP Tour, the annual touring production for children
    • An exclusive backstage tour with continental breakfast at the Playhouse
  • Listing in all season programs

$2,500

Includes all benefits of the $1,000 membership, plus:

  • Opportunity to purchase tickets to one Opening Night of a non-musical production, including pre-performance cocktail party, VIP seating and exclusive post-performance cast party
  • Advanced invitations to and reserved seating at readings and workshops at the Playhouse
  • Invitations to select dress rehearsals at the Playhouse

$5,000

Includes all benefits of the $2,500 membership, plus:

  • Opportunity to purchase a season subscription and/or single tickets to all Opening Nights, including pre-performance cocktail parties, VIP seating and post-performance cast parties
  • Access to the best seats in the house—purchase house seats for productions on Broadway and across the country (maximum four per production, based on availability)

$10,000

Includes all benefits of the Inner Circle, plus:

  • Membership in the elite Directors' Circle—partners in supporting the Playhouse's mission as a safe harbor for unsafe work
  • Co-Sponsor a reading/workshop during the season or the annual POP Tour, including four prime tickets and recognition from the stage
  • Invitation to a private, casual lunch with a member of our Artistic team

*Cost not included in membership

For more information about the Inner Circle, please contact Bonnie Broberg at (858) 550-1070 x141 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

With your generous support, La Jolla Playhouse’s future will remain artistically vibrant and financially sound. Thank you for your support!

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