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Benefits

(all Benefits are Annual)

You'll enjoy these Exclusive Benefits and Privileges as a Member of the Kennedy Center Circles!

Patrons' Circle Golden Circle Producers' Circle Chairman's Circle Artists' Circle Maestro's Circle Directors' Circle* Trustees' Circle* Laureates' Circle*
                 

Patrons' Circle $1,200

Admission to exclusive Circles lounges during all performances

Elegant lounges offer full bar services where drinks may be pre-ordered before performances.

All Basic Kennedy Center Member Benefits

Includes the ability to purchase tickets before the general public, 10% Kennedy Center Gift Shop discount, and three NSO working rehearsals.

Your name listed in PLAYBILL® and the Kennedy Center annual report

Your contribution will be "center stage" as we list your name in PLAYBILL® and in the Kennedy Center/National Symphony Orchestra annual report.

Reservations for the best tables at the Kennedy Center’s Roof Terrace Restaurant

Priority seating in the Roof Terrace Restaurant and priority reservations for Roof Terrace Restaurant Special Events.

An invitation to one complimentary Cast Party with prominent guest artists

A beautiful post-performance reception in which Circles members and cast members meet to enjoy desserts and cocktails.

Access to the Preferred Instant-Charge hotline for ordering tickets

Members bypass the Instant-Charge automated system and speak directly with senior box office staff to assist them with their order.

Golden Circle $3,000

Access to the Ticket Concierge Service

Our best donor ticket benefit. Members may purchase from a special allotment of excellent orchestra section seats - unavailable to the general public – up to 48 hours before a performance.

 
Invitations to 3 complimentary Circles Cast Parties

Circles members have the opportunity to attend complimentary Cast Parties each year, giving you greater access to the artists you love. Each Cast Party includes a beautiful post-performance reception in which Circles members and cast members meet to enjoy desserts and cocktails. Cast Parties are offered in different genres year to year.

 

Producers' Circle $6,000

Exclusive Reserved Parking

A special parking lot just steps from the door, with a reserved space waiting for you.

   
An Invitation to the Star-Studded Artist Reception following the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Meet the stars of comedy at this exclusive annual event.

   
Admission to two complimentary Dinner with the Artists

Learn more about the art forms you love from the leaders of different disciplines.

   

Chairman's Circle $12,000

An advance invitation to the Kennedy Center Honors Gala

The Kennedy Center Honors Gala is Washington's social event of the year.

     
Your name listed in the Kennedy Center Honors Gala commemorative PLAYBILL®

Commemorate the role you play at the Kennedy Center in this collector’s item.

     

Artists' Circle $20,000

A complimentary invitation to the Chairman’s luncheon on Honors weekend for those contributors attending the Honors Gala

Join the Honorees for lunch at this annual event held on the day before the Honors Gala. Amidst a who’s-who of prominent artists and Washingtonians, you will enjoy an elegant meal and dessert reception.

       
An exclusive Kennedy Center backstage tour for you and a guest.

       

Maestro's Circle $30,000

A priority advance invitation to the Kennedy Center Honors Gala

         
Recognize your donation with a specific performance

The opportunity to have your donation recognized in conjunction with a specific performance and to be acknowledged in all promotional materials.

         

Directors' Circle $60,000

Use of the Trustees' Box for a performance of your choice (subject to availability)

           

Trustees' Circle $120,000

A Night of Honor

Be personally honored at a Kennedy Center performance of your choice.

             

Laureates' Circle $300,000

Complimentary Parking

A complimentary parking pass for the Kennedy Center Garage.

               
Priority Advanced Invitation to the Kennedy Center Honors

First opportunity to reserve box and prime orchestra seats (as available) for the Kennedy Center Honors Gala.

               
An Invitation to the Kennedy Center's Annual Laureates’ Circle Dinner

A complimentary invitation to the Kennedy Center’s annual dinner in honor of our prestigious Laureates’ Circle members.

               

Benefits

(all Benefits are Annual)
Patrons' Circle Golden Circle Producers' Circle Chairman's Circle Artists' Circle Maestro's Circle Directors' Circle* Trustees' Circle* Laureates' Circle*

* Directors' Circle is payable over two years. Trustees' Circle is payable over three years. Laureates' Circle is payable over five years.

** The Kennedy Center is a not-for-profit institution. All contributions are tax-deductible less the fair market value of the perquisites provided.