Enhance YOUR Kate Experience Through Membership!

Make a difference by supporting the Kate and take advantage of special benefits. Choose from individual/household Memberships or a Business Membership; all Members are recognized in our annual report and receive 10% off at the Kate Gift Shop.

Memberships are tax-deductible contributions and can be purchased through cash, check, credit card, gift of stock, or a Donor Advised Fund. All benefits are valid for one year from the time of the initial contribution. If you would like to purchase a gift Membership, please contact the Membership Coordinator at 860-510-0473 ext. 205. The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, EIN #51-0646562.


Individual / Household Memberships

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

Nominee – $100
All of the above, plus:
– $1 off each item at the Kate bar with Member Discount Card
– One-time 10% discount on a show ticket purchase (must contact the Box Office to redeem)
– Invitations to Kate Discovery Series events featuring a diverse roster of artists
– Invitation to the annual Member Reception (typically in May)
– Listing in the online Honor Roll

Best Supporting Actor – $250
All of the above, plus:
– 10% discount on all show ticket purchases
– Ticket exchange privileges with 48 hrs. notice**
– Invitations to the Kate Marquee Club hospitality suite (based on capacity; sent via email)
– Listing on the Kate lobby Membership Plaque

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, plus:
– Invitation to a Coffee and Conversation breakfast with the Executive Director

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


The Official Wine of the Marquee Club

Benefits are subject to change.

*Pre-sale email announcements are generally sent on Wednesdays and offer 48 hours of Member pre-sale opportunities. Some restrictions may apply.
**Exceptions/additional costs may apply.
***When available, additional costs apply.

Does your employer match gifts? You can double your Membership contribution when you notify your matching gift program of your donation!

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

How to Make a 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.


Business Memberships

Becoming a Business Member is a great way to support the Kate and market your business to a loyal and local audience.

Click on the link to view the 2024 Kate Business Directory

The hardcopy version of the Kate Business Directory is updated quarterly and is available in the Kate lobby at all shows and events.

Basic Business Member – $250
-Purchase tickets before they go on sale to the public*
-10% discount on all show ticket purchases and ticket exchange privileges with 48 hrs. notice**
-Invitation to the Marquee Club hospitality suite (based on capacity; sent via email)
-Listing on the Kate lobby Corporate Plaque and the online Honor Roll
-$1 off each item at the Kate bar with Discount Card
-Invitations to Kate Discovery Series events featuring a diverse roster of artists
-Invitation to annual Member Reception
-Listing in the Kate Business Member Directory (online and hardcopy)

Director Business Member – $500
All of the above, plus:
– Half-page color ad in the Kate Business Member Directory (online and hardcopy)

Patron Business Member – $1,000

All of the Basic benefits, plus:
-Full-page color ad in the Kate Business Member Directory (online and hardcopy)
-Listing on the bi-monthly Kate direct mail brochure

Sponsorships at the Kate offer additional marketing benefits!

Learn More

The Kate is generously sponsored by:

  • Pasta Vita
  • Saybrook Point Resort & Marina
  • Damon Wealth Management Group, Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisory Practice
  • Coburn Financial Group, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
  • Sennheiser