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RENÉ MORRISSETTE
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rene_morrissette@lyricstage.com

Get in On The Act!

Imagine Little Shop of Horrors without Audrey II, or The Thanksgiving Play without turkey costumes. Or Murder on the Orient Express without the train.

Your gifts ensure that the Lyric Stage Company of Boston can produce intimate world-class theatre,  provide a home for Boston-based theatre artists to establish and expand their careers, and bring theatre education to 37 classrooms in 5 Boston Public elementary schools.

All contributions to the Lyric Stage are tax deductible. Our tax id is 23-7346311.

 

Your Support is Invaluable

When you make a gift to The Lyric Stage, you play a vital role in supporting our productions, education programs, and the Boston-based artists who dedicate their talents to entertaining, provoking, and challenging audiences every season.

Supporter Benefits

With your gift, you join a family of theatre-advocates at one of Boston’s most joyful theatre companies, and enjoy the following benefits:

MEMBER’S CIRCLE

Member (up to $99)

  • Recognition in all program books for one year.
  • Special e-mail updates with behind-the-scenes access.

Friend ($100 – $249)

  • All the benefits above, plus
  • Two complimentary concession vouchers, good for one item each.

Supporter ($250 – $499)

  • All the benefits above, plus
  • Limited edition poster from one of seven productions.
  • Four complimentary concession vouchers, good for one item each.

Donor ($500 – $999)

  • All the benefits above, plus
  • Autographed limited edition poster from one of seven productions.
  • Six complimentary concession vouchers, good for one item each.

Patron’s Circle ($1,000 – $2,499)

  • All the benefits above, plus
  • Invitations to special events, including:
    • Cast’s first reading.
    • Production design presentation.
    • Sitzprobe, the first rehearsal with the cast and the band.
  • Commemorative photo from the current season

Benefactor’s Circle ($2,500 – $4,999)

  • All the benefits above, plus
  • Backstage “insiders” tour.
  • Invitations to special events, including:
    • VIP opening night cast parties.
    • Final dress rehearsals.
    • Working rehearsal lunches and dinners with cast and crew upon availability. *

Director’s Circle ($5,000 – $9,999)

  • Invitation to a reception with the Executive and Artistic Directors and invited artists.
  • Lyric Stage Insider Internship opportunity.
  • Opportunity to host a private reception with artists and your guests upon availability. *
  • Signed and framed commemorative photo from the current season.
  • Signed program book from the production of your choice.

Producer’s Circle ($10,000 & above)

  • Private luncheon with the Executive and Artistic Directors upon availability.
  • Premiere recognition in all program books for one year.
  • Company autographed script from the current season.

Artistic Sponsorship Opportunities

Want to get personally involved in show business?  Become a Sponsor!

Sponsoring shows, artists and elements of our productions is an investment in the excellence that you see on stage.

Your sponsorship advances the Lyric Stage’s mission of:

  • Employing and nurturing Boston area artists
  • Promoting diversity on stage, behind the curtain, and in the audience
  • Providing education and access to young artists and underserved neighbors

SEASON SPONSOR – $15,000

  • Support the full season of seven shows.
  • Name recognition in all program books
  • Announcement of Sponsorship before each performance for the season
  • Invitations to events for each production, including Meet & Greet with cast and crew, VIP nights, sitzprobes, and dress rehearsals
  • Four complimentary tickets to each production

MUSICAL PRODUCTION SPONSOR – $10,000

  • Program name recognition
  • Announcement of Sponsorship before each performance sponsored
  • Invitation to special events like: Meet & Greet with cast and crew, sitzprobe, VIP night
  • Eight complimentary tickets for friends
  • Host a private reception post/pre-show for friends, cast & crew (upon availability) *
  • Autographed limited edition show poster

PLAY SPONSOR – $5,000

  • Program name recognition
  • Name recognition before each performance
  • Invitation to special events like: Meet & Greet with cast and crew, VIP night
  • Eight complimentary tickets for friends
  • Host a private reception post/pre-show for friends, cast & crew (upon availability) *
  • Autographed limited edition show poster

CAST or ORCHESTRA SPONSOR – $5,000

  • Sponsor the entire cast or orchestra for a specific show
  • Program name recognition
  • Invitation to special events like: Meet & Greet with cast and crew, VIP night
  • Eight complimentary tickets for friends
  • Host a private reception post/pre-show for friends, cast & crew (upon availability) *
  • Autographed limited edition show poster

DIRECTOR / MUSICAL DIRECTOR SPONSOR -$2,500

  • Sponsor the director for one of our seven productions
  • Program name recognition
  • Invitation to special events like: Meet & Greet with cast and crew, VIP night
  • Four complimentary tickets for friends
  • Autographed limited edition show poster

ACTOR/DESIGNER SPONSOR – $1,500

  • Sponsor an individual actor or designer for one of our seven productions
  • Program name recognition
  • Invitation to special events like: Meet & Greet with cast and crew, VIP night
  • Four complimentary tickets for friends
  • Autographed limited edition show poster

PRODUCTION ELEMENT SPONSOR – $1,000

  • Sponsor the Costume or Scenic design, or the music for a production
  • Program name recognition
  • Invitation to special events like: Meet & Greet with cast and crew, VIP night
  • Four complimentary tickets for friends
  • Autographed limited edition show poster

Throughout the season special Sponsorship opportunities become available.  Recently, these opportunities have included the piano for Breath & Imagination, the Astro-Turf for The Wolves, and the samurai swords for Pacific Overtures.  Keep an eye on the programs to learn more about these opportunities as they come up.

*You may host a post/pre-show reception on an agreed to date for your friends and the available cast/crew of the production you are sponsoring.  Depending on the day/time chosen, the spaces available for this reception include the Lyric Lounge, the Stuart Suite, or the Concession area of the Lyric Theater.

The Lyric Stage staff is happy to help with arrangements for food and beverages.

Corporate & Business Partnership Opportunities

When you become business partners with The Lyric Stage Company of Boston, you are recognized as a leader in our community who understands the importance of sustaining arts, culture, and education. As our partner, you have access to unique opportunities for brand exposure, client and employee engagement, and invitations to our special events. Our Corporate Partnership program offers a range of annual support levels from Patron ($1,500) to Season Sponsor ($50,000 and above), with benefits that are unique and customizable.

Your company receives a range of exclusive benefits, including:

  • Association with Boston’s oldest professional, award-winning theatre
  • Access to a discerning, loyal, and active audience of over 40,000 annually
  • Premier marketing visibility and recognition via print, web, and e-mail
  • Employee and client benefit and entertainment opportunities
  • Complimentary tickets and special ticket offers
  • Invitations to exclusive VIP subscriber events
  • Access to our talented artists
  • Other benefits customized to fit your unique interests