Support Us - Premiere Stages

Premiere Stages programming would not be possible without the generous support of our patrons and foundational backers. Whether it’s introducing a child to the magic of theatre, helping to make a playwright’s dreams come true, or launching the career of an aspiring theatre artist, your contribution ensures that Premiere Stages will remain New Jersey’s Fast Track to New Play Development for years to come.

There are several ways in which you can join the Premiere Stages Family:

  • ARTISTIC FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
    • Your donation of $100 will hire 1 actor for a developmental reading of a Play Festival finalist.
    • Your donation of $500 will compensate a Kean University student as an understudy for a mainstage production.
    • Your donation of $1,000 will commission Liberty Live, a new play written by a New Jersey playwright about New Jersey history.
    • Your donation of $2,500 will cover the full cost of the 29-hour Staged Reading of a Play Festival finalist.
    • Your donation of $5,000 will purchase all scenic production materials for 1 mainstage production.
    • Your donation of $10,000 will cover the full cost of presenting 3 performances of touring productions for young audiences.

  • EDUCATIONAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
    • Your donation of $50 will provide education packets for students who attend Liberty Live performances.
    • Your donation of $150 allows us to bring a teaching artist to a Play Factory showcase.
    • Your donation of $295 provides a full scholarship for 1 student to attend Camp Premiere.
    • Your donation of $500 hires 2 professional actors to perform in the culminating performance of an in-school residency.
    • Your donation of $1,000 covers the full cost of a one-day Play Factory residency at a local senior or community center.
    • Your donation of $2,500 covers the cost of 1 student in Premiere Stages’ Professional Summer Internship Program.
    • Your donation of $5,000 covers the full cost of a Play Factory residency in a school with no access to in-house arts programs.
    • Your donation of $10,000 will cover the cost of an education assistant, allowing Premiere Stages to expand residency programs in underserved school districts.

  • DONOR PERKS & BENEFITS
    • Donations up to $499 will be acknowledged in our season playbill
    • Donations of $500-$2,499 will receive opening night tickets and party passes for each mainstage production, and will be acknowledged in our season playbill.
    • Donations of $2,500-$4,999 will receive reserved seats for all staged readings, opening night tickets and party passes for each mainstage production, and will be acknowledged in our season playbill.
    • Donations of $5,000-$9,999 will receive reserved parking for all Premiere events, reserved seats for all staged readings, opening night tickets and party passes for each mainstage production, and will be acknowledged in our season playbill.
    • Donations of $10,000 and above will receive invitations to attend a rehearsal and a private lunch with the cast, reserved parking for all Premiere events, reserved seats for all staged readings, opening night tickets and party passes for each mainstage production, and will be acknowledged in our season playbill.
    • Benefactors of our education programs will also be invited to attend a culminating performance and ceremony of an in-school or community residency.

Because of patrons like you, our programming is accessible to a diverse community and each initiative truly makes a difference. Thank you! For further details about supporting Premiere Stages, our various inner circle benefits, joining the Ambassador Committee, or the October Benefit, please contact us at 908-737-4092

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