"New York and Boston theatre is right here in Stoneham."
— Marquee Society Members, Peter and Lynne Cameron, Reading
Your philanthropic support is crucial to our continued success. Only 60% of our annual operating budget is covered by ticket sales. We rely on the generosity of our sponsors and donors to provide the high quality professional theatre and comprehensive youth dramatic arts education you have come to expect.
From corporate sponsorships to playbill ad sales, estate planning and individual gifts, there are so many different ways you can support us. Click the menu items on the right for more information.
WAYS TO GIVE
Your gift could be doubled!
Check this list to see if your company matches charitable gifts, and your gift could double in size! (Confirm with your business as this list does change annually.)
Wondering exactly how your dollars at the theatre are spent?
Below is an example of how much things cost!
$25,000: Light, sound, and set designer salaries for one season.
$15,000: Guest directors’ honoraria for one season.
$10,000: Costume Designers salaries for the season.
$5,000: Pays royalties for all of the shows in one of our Young Company Festivals.
$4,000: Pays for the set for one show (non-musical).
$1,000: Pays for new keyboards for The Young Company classes and festivals.
$200: Pays for batteries for wireless mics for one musical.
$20: Pays for one bulb for one theatre light.
$5: Pays for one sheet of color filter for lighting.
"The arts add an important dimension to life, and a quality theatre company so close to home
is a valuable resource worth supporting." — Dick Crawford, Melrose
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON GIVING OPPORTUNITIES