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Inner Circle
  • Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (right) interviews Peer Gynt actress Birgit Huppuch (left).
    Photo by Marc Myers
  • Table set with "edible gardens" at the San Diego Botanic Garden.
    Photo by Marc Myers
  • (L-R) Judy Smith, Martha Dennis, Mary-K Gilbert and Eileen Herman in the San Diego Botanic Garden.
    Photo by Marc Myers
  • Photo by Marc Myers
  • Photo by Marc Myers
  • Literary Director Gabriel Greene (center) led a discussion with the creator of Susurrus, David Leddy (left) and actress Cherise Booth from Milk Like Sugar (right).
    Photo by Marc Myers
  • Fibonacci's Campus Point Bistro.
    Photo by Daniel Norwood
  • Fibonacci's Campus Point Bistro.
    Photo by Daniel Norwood
  • Molli and Artur Wagner (left) greet Esther Nahama at Fibonacci's Campus Point Bistro.
    Photo by Daniel Norwood
  • Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (left) interviews Christopher Curtis (center), Composer, Lyricist and Co-Author of Limelight, and Notes from the Underground actor Bill Camp (right).
    Photo by Daniel Norwood
  • La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley interviews Charlayne Woodard ("Hippolyta/Titania" in A Midsummer Night's Dream) and Matthew Arkin ("Hal" in Surf Report).
    Photo by Mr. Sunny Miller
  • (L-R) Emily Scott, Jennifer Kelly and Robin Rusinko
    Photo by Mr. Sunny Miller
  • La Jolla Playhouse Trustee Judith Robbins and husband Alan Robbins
    Photo by Mr. Sunny Miller
  • La Jolla Playhouse Trustee Margaret McBride
    Photo by Mr. Sunny Miller
  • Ingrid and Jerry Hoffmeister
    Photo by Mr. Sunny Miller
  • Esther Nahama (left) and Mary Walker
    Photo by Mr. Sunny Miller

Enrich your experience at La Jolla Playhouse by participating in our exclusive Inner Circle. Go behind-the-scenes at the Playhouse through special events with Artistic Director Christopher Ashley and featured artists from our productions. All the while, you'll provide our not-for-profit institution with invaluable support, helping to fund our artistic programming and many education/outreach efforts.



Join a group that will:
  • Interact with actors, directors and playwrights at unique luncheons and cocktail receptions
  • Share your knowledge and enthusiasm of theatre
  • Enjoy a high level of customer service and personalized attention
It's more than a cocktail party

Become a true insider! At eight annual receptions, the Playhouse will focus on different aspects of La Jolla Playhouse's creative vision and process, including:

  • Artistic chats and presentations by our award-winning playwrights, directors, performers and designers
  • In-depth presentations about our education and outreach programming
  • Insight into our core programs for new play development, commissioning and Page To Stage program

La Jolla Playhouse will offer good food, good company and good conversation, along with unique experiences that help build understanding for the theatre's vision and creative process. In turn, the Playhouse hopes that you, the members, will be loyal advocates and ambassadors for our unique brand of theatre.

For anyone who enjoys theatre, it's the best way to get involved... and give back!


Join the Inner Circle!

Please consider joining our donor family and enjoy:

$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 of lunch not included in membership

For more information or to join, please call Antonello Di Benedetto at (858) 550-1070 ext. 141 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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Torrey Pines Bank