National Theatre Circle

Please consider joining us in our efforts to maintain our 185 year tradition of providing powerful cultural programming for the greater Washington community by becoming part of our family with a Circle Membership! Your tax-deductible contribution provides you with many unique Circle Member benefits, including those listed below, and helps support The National Theatre Corporation’s free public outreach and educational programs.

You can call our corporate offices at 202-783-3370 to learn more about our Circle Membership and to become a member today. 


Call Your Own VIP Concierge Line (gifts of $1,500 or more)

Circle Members may request complimentary tickets in the Star Box* to any production. Additionally, members may purchase PREMIUM ORCHESTRA TICKETS*, up to 48 hours prior to curtain time, to any show by calling our exclusive VIP Concierge Line. Members enjoy the very best house seats for themselves and their out-of-town clients or guests, even at the last minute, subject to availability.

Take A Backstage Tour (gifts of $250 or more)

We will be happy to host a tour of this historic theatre, arranged especially for you and your guests. Arrangements must be made 72 hours in advance of the day you wish to tour the theatre, and availability is subject to the performance calendar. 

Be Recognized (all gifts of $250 or more)

Your name and/or that of your corporation will be listed in every issue of The National Theatre Playbill, which is distributed to thousands of patrons at our Mainstage performances! 

*Subject to availability 


Renew or become a Circle Member today by making your payment through Paypal, or by contacting our corporate offices at 202-783-3370.

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Due to the ongoing health crisis, The National Theatre has implemented multiple changes to our 2020 schedule. Our next season will begin in spring 2021, and we look forward to sharing more information with you later this fall. Please email with questions. We appreciate your patience while the Box Office and administrative offices are closed. [As of 8/20/20]

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