×

Your cart is about to expire.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT

We invite you to join us this summer in Central Park by becoming a Public Supporter or Partner today. Your gift allows us to keep Shakespeare in the Park free for 100,000 people across NYC and beyond all summer long. As a Public Supporter or Partner, you'll enjoy a year of access and benefits, including reserved seating for Free Shakespeare in the Park, plus access to a full season of musicals and plays downtown at The Public's flagship home at Astor Place.

Join us today.

Public Supporters.

Public Supporters fuel The Public’s mission of providing theater of, by, and for all people. At the Supporter Plus level, enjoy reserved seating for Free Shakespeare in the Park in The Delacorte Theater, discounted tickets to Astor Place shows and events, priority booking access, and waived ticket fees. 


Call 212.967.7555 or email supporters@publictheater.org to learn more. 

Choose a Level

$300
$500
$1,250

{{Supportership.SelectedLevelName}} Benefits

  • 1
  • Your Summer Experience: Enjoy ONE reserved seat to a single FREE SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK production
  • 2
  • Your Summer Adventure: Enjoy TWO reserved seats to one FREE SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK production or a single seat to both productions
  • 4
  • Your Summer Escapade: Enjoy FOUR reserved seats to one FREE SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK production or split your seats to see both productions
  • 1 2 2
  • Bring Someone Along: Enjoy reserved add-on seats to FREE SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK (at $150 ea. during the first 3 weeks of each show, and $200 during the final weeks)
  • 2
  • Unique Events For You: Enjoy reserved seats to select events at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park
  • 1
  • Discover New Stories: Access a single discounted ticket, per production, for the ASTOR SEASON of musicals & plays
  • 2
  • Discover New Stories: Access two discounted tickets, per production, for the ASTOR SEASON of musicals & plays
  • 4
  • Discover New Stories: Access four discounted tickets, per production, for the ASTOR SEASON of musicals & plays
  • Early Access Early Access First Access First Access First Access
  • First Access to ASTOR SEASON tickets of musicals & plays, before the general public
  • Life Happens: Free ticket exchanges and rescheduling
  • Save Even More: No service service or facility fees on all ticket purchases
  • Let The Good Times Roll: 20% off food and beverages at Joe's Pub, The Library, and The Lobby Bar
  • Just For You: Enjoy special invitations to select Supporter events throughout the year
  • Well Hello There: Access the Supporter Hotline with dedicated customer service
  • An Email Away: Email notifications of added Shows & Events before the general public
  • $100 $180 $300 $500 $1250
  • Full Tax Deductibility

Partners.

The Public Theater Partners are made up of a dedicated group of individuals whose contributions are vital to advancing our mission of providing accessible art for all. Partners receive insider access to The Public Theater including backstage experiences, dinners, and cocktail receptions, reserved seats at The Delacorte Theater in Central Park, and complimentary tickets during the Astor Place season of musicals and plays.

Under 40? Switch to our Young Partner Program.

Choose a Level

$3,000
$5,500
$8,000
$10,000
$15,000

{{Partnership.SelectedLevelName}} Benefits

  • 8 8 10 12 16
  • Reserved Seats to SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
  • Invite to SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Tech Events
  • one show
  • Invite to SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Pre-show Picnic
  • both shows both shows both shows both shows
  • Invite to SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Dorothy Strelsin Backstage Dinners
  • one show both shows both shows both shows
  • Invite to SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Opening Night Performances
  • 8 8 10 12 16
  • Complimentary tickets to the ASTOR PLACE season of musicals and plays
  • 2 2 2 2 4
  • Number of ASTOR PLACE complimentary tickets that can be redeemed per production
  • Invite to exclusive behind the scenes events
  • 1 2 2 2 2
  • Invite to Partner Cocktail Evenings and Performances
  • 1 1 1 2
  • Invite to ASTOR PLACE Partner Dinners
  • Invite to Joe's Pub Partner Evenings
  • Invite to select ASTOR PLACE Opening Nights
  • Option to donate two SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK tickets to the charity of your choice
  • Broadway Ticket Concierge Service
  • Option to give one $3,000 Partnership to a friend, family member, or colleague
  • $2350 $4490 $6850 $8633 $13243
  • Tax Deductibility

Young Partners.

The Young Partners Program is a vibrant community that supports The Public’s artist development programs, including the Emerging Writers Group, Joe’s Pub Working Group, and Devised Theater Initiative. These programs enrich the careers of emerging and established artists by providing supportive resources and relationships. In addition to meeting the incredible artists in these programs, Young Partners receive VIP access to the work on our stages, from Free Shakespeare in the Park to Joe’s Pub and the Astor Place season.

YOUNG PARTNER BOARD
Justin Beeber, Kurt Chauviere, Jonathan Cohen, Matthew Feldmann, Urvashi Gupta, Andrew Klaber, Jean Lee Batrus, Tracy MacKenzie (Co-Chair), Dominic Ramos-Ruiz, Michael Shulman, Michael Skolnik, Jaymere Stein (Co-Chair), Forrest Wilkinson, Julian Yap, Sascia Yuan

ARTISTIC REPRESENTATIVES
Sarah Burgess, Rory McGregor, David Ryan Smith, Natalie Woolams-Torres

Over 40? Switch to our Partner Program.

Choose a Level

$600
$1,250
$3,000
$5,500
$8,000
$10,000
$15,000

{{Partnership.SelectedLevelName}} Benefits

  • 2 4 8 10 12 14 16
  • Reserved seats to SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
  • one show one show both shows both shows both shows both shows both shows
  • Invite to SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Opening Night Performances
  • Invite to SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Tech Events
  • 2 8 10 12 14 16
  • Complimentary tickets to the ASTOR PLACE season of musicals and plays
  • 2 2 2 2 4
  • # of ASTOR PLACE complimentary tickets that can be redeemed per production
  • Discount tickets to the Annual Gala
  • Invite to the Young Partner Annual Celebration
  • 2 Invites to Young Partner Cocktail Evenings and Performances
  • Invite to exclusive behind the scenes events
  • Invite to the Joe’s Pub Partner Evening
  • Invite to select ASTOR PLACE Opening Nights
  • Option to give one $3,000 Partnership to a friend, family member, or colleague
  • Broadway Ticket Concierge Service
  • Option to donate two SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK tickets to charity of your choice
  • $465 $975 $2305 $4555 $6915 $8588 $13371
  • Tax Deductibility

Leadership Support.

Invest in the future of The Public Theater.

When you give at this level, you join a community of visionary leaders who are shaping the future of The Public Theater and supporting all of our most important initiatives. You’ll gain intimate access to the works on our stages, and be included in bespoke events and programs throughout the year. As one of our most committed supporters, you are welcome to join one of our three leadership councils that offer tailored programming based on your interests.

These are: the Producers Council, for those who want to help advance our mission of inclusivity and diverse artistic expression; the Shakespeare Council, for those who are passionate about our Shakespeare programming; and the Musical Theater Council, for those who are dedicated to the creation of new musicals.

Contact partners@publictheater.org to learn more.