(above photo courtesy of Steve Laschever)

“As Members of the Kate, we think it’s very important to support our local arts programs.”


Be a part of something GREAT!

Enhance YOUR Kate experience through Membership!

Whether you are drawn to the Kate for a love of the performing arts or of Katharine Hepburn, we hope that each Kate experience is a great one. As a patron, you help to keep the arts alive in our community. Through Membership you can increase your impact by supporting the Kate while taking advantage of special benefits designed just for our Members.

The generosity of our Members allows us to keep doing what YOU love – presenting dynamic and entertaining performing arts on the shoreline!

Memberships are tax-deductible contributions. The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit, EIN #51-0646562. 

Become a member today ›

All Members are acknowledged in the Kate’s Annual Report and those at the Nominee level and above are acknowledged on the lobby poster. Plus, Members receive complimentary ticket offers to the Kate Discover Series featuring a diverse roster of artists. We are also happy to introduce the Marquee Club (Marquee Club FAQ), a new hospitality suite for special events. From time to time, Members at the Best Supporting Actor level and above are invited for pre-show gatherings in the Club.

(If you are interested in the Kate Enthusiast program to support our Museum, please click here.)

Choose a Member level that is right for you (click here to download our brochure):

Friend – $50
Purchase tickets before they go on sale to the public*
Invite to Annual Member Reception
10% discount at the Kate Gift Shop

Nominee – $100
All of the above, plus
$1 off each item at the Kate bar with Discount Card
One-time 10% discount on a show ticket purchase

Best Supporting Actor – $250
All of the above, plus
10% discount on all show ticket purchases
Ticket exchange privileges with 48 hours notice**
Invitations to the Marquee Club hospitality suite (based on capacity)
Free admission to Katharine Hepburn Museum programs (lectures, workshops, etc…)

Best Leading Actor – $500                                                                                   
All of the above, plus
Opportunity to reserve the Marquee Club for a private event***

Tony Circle – $1,000
All of the above

Golden Globe Circle – $2,500
All of the above, plus
Invitation to the annual “Celebrate the Kate” year in review reception

Emmy Circle – $5,000
All of the above

Oscar Circle – $10,000
All of the above

Kennedy Center Circle – $25,000
All of the above

A Membership contribution can be made through a credit card, check, cash or gift of stock.

  • To make a gift of stock, please contact your brokerage firm and provide the following information: Ameriprise Financial DTC#0756,  Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center/Account Number 59684323 5 133. Specify the number of shares of a particular company you would like to donate.

All Membership benefits are valid for one year from the time of the initial contribution.

*Some restrictions may apply.

**Exceptions/additional costs may apply.

***When available, additional costs may apply.

Become a member today ›

Membership at the Kate also makes a fantastic gift and lasts all year. 

For additional information, please contact the Development Office at 860-510-0473 or email us.

“There’s something very unique about this theater – it’s that warmth and community spirit.”

We thank every individual who supports the Kate listed on our Membership Honor Roll.