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Wharton Center Circle Membership Levels

Become a Wharton Center Circle Club member today! Support the performing arts and receive benefits only enjoyed by members. Each level of donation provides certain benefits as our way of saying “thank you” for your support.

These benefits are intended to enhance your Wharton Center experience. All gifts are tax-deductible and, if you itemize deductions on your tax return, provide a state deduction as well. Annual Membership starts at just $50. The benefits of annual Circle Membership are:

*Producer Circle ($25,000 and above)

All the benefits of Emerald, plus…

  • Performance sponsorship recognition (upon request)

Emerald Circle ($10,000 and above)

All the benefits of Ruby, plus…

  • Priority 1 seating consideration before all Circle levels listed below for all Series ticket purchases (maximum of 6 Zone I Broadway tickets — seated on first come, first served basis)
  • Opportunity to meet artist backstage after performance (upon request and with artist’s permission)

Ruby Circle ($7,500 and above)

All the benefits of Sapphire, plus…

  • Priority 1 seating consideration before all Circle levels listed below for all Series ticket purchases (maximum of 6 Zone I Broadway tickets — seated on first come, first served basis)
  • Invitation to lunch with the Executive Director

Sapphire Circle ($5,000 and above)

All the benefits of Garnet, plus…

  • Priority 1 seating consideration before all Circle levels listed below for all Series ticket purchases (maximum of 6 Zone I Broadway tickets — seated on first come, first served basis)
  • Private post-performance backstage tour (upon request)
  • Additional autographed poster of performance of your choice (upon request)

Garnet Circle ($3,750 and above)

All the benefits of Diamond, plus…

  • Priority 1 seating consideration before all Circle levels listed below for all Series ticket purchases (maximum of 6 Zone I Broadway tickets — seated on first come, first serve basis)
  • 2 free tickets to selected performance

Diamond Circle ($2,500 and above)

All the benefits of Crystal, plus…

  • Priority 1 seating consideration before all Circle levels listed below for all Series ticket purchases (maximum of 6 Zone I Broadway tickets — seated on first come, first served basis)
  • Autographed poster of one performance of your choice (upon request)
  • Pre-announcement/early invitation to NYC trip with Wharton Center

Crystal Circle ($1,500 and above)

All the benefits of Platinum, plus…

  • Priority 1 seating consideration before all Circle levels listed below for all Series ticket purchases (maximum of 6 Zone I Broadway tickets — seated on first come, first served basis)
  • 20% off single room rental of Wharton Center reception spaces (one usage annually, additional fees apply)

Platinum Circle ($1,000 and above)

All the benefits of Gold, plus…

  • Priority 1 seating consideration within Circle membership for all Series ticket purchases (maximum of 6 Zone I Broadway tickets — seated on first come, first served basis)
  • Unlimited access to Jackson Donor Lounge for Wharton Center performances
  • Invitations to Cast Parties on select Broadway Series evenings
  • VIP development service for purchasing additional tickets or exchanges (tickets may be exchanged for same show only)

Golden Circle ($500 and above)

All the benefits of Silver, plus…

  • Opportunity to purchase a reserved season parking pass
  • Invitation to arts education event

Silver Circle ($250 and up)

All the benefits of Bronze, plus…

  • Priority 2 seating consideration (maximum of 4 Zone I Broadway tickets for Golden & Silver — seated on first come, first served basis)
  • Opportunity to participate in Wharton Travels

Bronze Circle ($100 and above)

All the benefits of Copper, plus…

  • Priority 3 seating consideration for Series ticket purchases — seated on first come, first served basis
  • Recognition in Curtain Call, Wharton Center’s House Program
  • Discount Card for Wharton Center gift shop
  • Complimentary lounge passes
  • Invitation to Annual Donor Appreciation Concert

Copper Circle ($50 and above)

  • Opportunity to purchase season tickets in advance of public sale
  • Season subscription to Wharton Center’s newsletter 
  • Wharton Center for Performing Arts
  • Michigan State University
  • 750 E. Shaw LN
  • East Lansing, MI
  • PHONE: (517) 432-2000
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