Theatre for a New Audience enables bold and innovative artists—such as Peter Brook, Trevor Nunn, Julie Taymor, and Darko Tresnjak—to interpret Shakespeare and other classic works. Ticket sales account for a small portion of our operating costs. By making a tax-deductible donation, you will help Theatre for a New Audience as we realize the visions of some of the finest artists working today. Members receive benefits that augment their theatre-going experience while supporting groundbreaking productions at Polonsky Shakespeare Center.


ADVOCATES: $100 (Donation is fully tax-deductible)
  • Theatre for a New Audience’s e-newsletter sharing the latest on our productions, events, arts-in-education programs, and more!
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • 10% discount on single tickets*
  • Invitations to member events and open houses
ASSOCIATES: $250 (Value of benefits $10)

All of the above, plus:

  • Recognition in production Playbills
  • Advanced notice of special events
  • Waived handling fee on one ticketing transaction**
  • $10 voucher for the Ali & Monica Wambold Food & Drink, located in the Polonsky Shakespeare Center lobby
SUPPORTERS: $500 (Value of benefits $30)

All of the above, plus:

  • Advance purchase opportunities for selected performances
  • $20 Voucher for the Daniel & Joanna S. Rose Book Kiosk, located in the Polonsky Shakespeare Center lobby
FRIENDS $750  (Value of benefits $180)

All of the above, plus:

  • (2) Invitations to one Opening Night performance and reception during the Season***
  • Access to purchase prime location house seats without handling fees through Theatre for a New Audience’s Development office

Join the Producers Circle (gifts of $1,000 and above)


If you would prefer to mail or fax your gift, click here to download a giving form.  Theatre for a New Audience’s mailing address and fax number are on the form.

For more information on supporting Theatre for a New Audience please contact James Lynes, Director of Institutional Advancement at 212-229-2819, ext. 29 or by email to

Theatre for a New Audience is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization.



John Douglas Thompson and Maggie Lacey in The Father, directed by Arin Arbus. Photo by Goodstein. For information on making gifts of stock, corporate matching gifts, or gifts in honor of/memory of, click Other Ways To Give.

* Discount can only be applied to full-price tickets ($85) and cannot be combined with other offers. Not valid on premium seats.
**Limited to four single tickets or two subscriptions; one transaction per Season.
***Must be reserved in advance; subject to availability.Pictured above: Polonsky Shakespeare Center, photo ©David Sundberg/Esto.