Annual Fund

Philadelphia Theatre Company’s unforgettable premiere productions are made possible by your gifts to our Annual Fund.

For 40 years, Philadelphia Theatre Company has set the standard for extraordinary productions of new American plays and musicals representing the range of cultural viewpoints in theater today. Dedicated to developing and producing new works and nurturing the next generation of playwrights and audiences, Philadelphia Theatre Company strives to promote the future of American theater and Philadelphia as a place to live and do business. Your generous support is a vital part of our mission and our commitment to our community. Please give as generously as you can to support the artistic quality of our productions, our Barrymore Award-winning education and outreach programming, and our new play development initiatives.

Every donation makes a difference in helping us fulfill our vision and brings you closer to the inner workings of Philadelphia’s premier Theater Company for new American work.

Spend a season with PTC and you will enjoy an invigorating new perspective on how we live today.  You will be exposed to diverse viewpoints, and compelling themes to stimulate your intellect and tap in to your deepest emotional reserves. PTC productions do more than entertain; they fosters an ongoing exchange of ideas.  Each production represents an opportunity to meet our playwrights and share your thoughts with the visiting experts who comprise our panels and other events.

Donors to the annual fund are the cornerstone of this energy. Because ticket sales cover almost 50% of PTC’s artistic, educational and community outreach programming, we rely on our donors to make up the other half. With your help we continue to present a fantastic seasons, so today we ask you to consider supporting PTC.

In recognition of your gift, we are pleased to offer you the following special benefits:

Membership Benefits

$50+ Stagehand

  • Quarterly E-Newsletter

$100+ Ensemble

  • New Benefit! Invitation for two to attend the Terrence McNally New Play Award Ceremony
  • Donor listing in Playwise performance programs
  • Voucher for two complimentary glasses of wine at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre Lobby Café

$250+ Star

All the benefits of an Ensemble plus:

  • New Benefit! Be a PTC Apprentice: Invitation for two to attend a backstage workshop, with special theatre insights from PTC’s production team. A great way to introduce the joy of theatre to a child or grandchild.

$500+ Impresario

All the benefits of a Star plus:

  • New Benefit! Invited Dress Rehearsal: See how it all comes together with your invitation for two to attend a special look-in at a PTC dress rehearsal
  • Invitation to attend PTC’s Season Celebration Party
  • Preferred subscription seating

$1000+ The Artists Circle

The Artists Circle is for our loyal patrons who share our passion for the very best in theatre and artists.  As a member of the Artists Circle, you will not only play a major role in our success, but you will become a part of the close group of donors who call PTC home.

Learn more about The Artists Circle
As a nonprofit organization, PTC relies on contributions from its patrons to support its productions, artistic development, and education programs.  Each year individuals and institutions contribute to the success and growth of PTC.  Philanthropic gifts account for almost 50% of the annual costs of producing our season and educating thousands of children.  We thank you for your consideration of assisting us in our efforts.