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Josephine S. Leiser Room, Private Donor Lounge

Josephine S. Leiser Room, Private Donor Lounge

Josephine S. Leiser Room Reservation Form

The Josephine S. Leiser Room is a private lounge reserved for Patrons’ Circle members and their guests. The Leiser Room is open one hour prior to and during intermission for every evening performance in the Au-Rene Theater.

To make reservations, please click here or call 954.468.3332 at least 24 hours prior to performance date and time.

 

One of the most important roles at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts is the one you can play as a member of the Patrons’ Circle.

With a minimum tax-deductible gift of $50,000 (payable over a five-year period) you can help us maintain world-class, multicultural programming for all ages and stages of life, enhance one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the country, and develop local talent and organizations that reflect the mosaic of cultures represented in our community today.

Membership entitles you to: 

  • Personal ticket concierge service
  • Guaranteed purchase of two lower orchestra seats for all performances in the Au-Rene Theater
  • Priority handling for all extra ticket purchases
  • Ticket processing and exchange fees waived
  • Complimentary service in the Josephine S. Leiser Room, our private donors’ lounge, one hour prior to and during intermissions of evening performances in the Au-Rene Theater
  • Opportunity to reserve the Josephine S. Leiser Room for your private event when not in use
  • Complimentary valet parking vouchers
  • Subscription to the Broward Center’s quarterly magazine CenterStage
  • Recognition at the appropriate benefactor level on the Broward Center website, in CenterStage and Playbill listings, and on the Patrons’ Circle Honor Roll in the Orchestra Level Lobby

After completing an initial $50,000 Benefactor gift, membership in the Patrons’ Circle may be maintained by annual gifts at the following levels:

  • SILVER: $2,500
  • GOLD: $5,000
  • PLATINUM: $10,000

Recognition and benefits are commensurate with the Patrons’ Circle gift level.
Click here to see our Patrons’ Circle Members.

Click here to see our Founders' Club Members.

“Buddy’s Club” - The Robert B. Lochrie, Jr. Founders’ Club

Named for the founding chairman of the Broward Performing Arts Foundation, “Buddy’s Club” is the premier membership level at the Broward Center and offers more rewards for benefactors. The Club is reserved for those Patrons’ Circle benefactors who have reached a cumulative giving level of $100,000. Membership in “Buddy’s Club” may be maintained with annual gifts of $5,000 and provides all the benefits of membership in the Patrons’ Circle, plus:

  • Recognition on the Broward Center website, in CenterStage and Playbill listings, and on the Patrons’ Circle Honor Roll and “Buddy’s Club” Commemorative Listing in the Orchestra Level Lobby.
  • Invitation for two to the annual “Buddy’s Club” event, a private celebration for Founders of the Broward Center.

Josephine S. Leiser Room Reservation Form

The Josephine S. Leiser Room is a private lounge reserved for Patrons’ Circle members and their guests. The Leiser Room is open one hour prior to and during intermission for every evening performance in the Au-Rene Theater.

To make reservations, please click here or call 954.468.3332 at least 24 hours prior to performance date and time.

Click here to access our Benefactor Ticketing Form.

Patrons’ Circle Members

After making cumulative gifts of $50,000 or more, Patrons’ Circle members continue their Benefactor support with annual gifts to the Broward Center.

Lifetime Members

The John E. Abdo Family
Jan and Frank Abdo
Joel and Beverly Altman
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Amaturo
AutoNation, Inc.
Bank of America
BBX Capital
Dianne and Michael Bienes
Albert E. and Birdie W. Einstein Fund
The Robert Elmore Family
Leonard and Antje Farber
Harry A. Gampel Charitable Trust
Leo Goodwin Foundation, Inc.
Greenspoon Marder
Roger R. Hinkley and Herbert J. Kurtzheim
Mrs. William D. Horvitz
Mr. and Mrs. H. Wayne Huizenga
Jim and Jan Moran – JM Family Enterprises
Josephine S. Leiser Foundation
The Family of Susie and Alan B. Levan
The Alfred and Rose Miniaci Foundation
Northern Trust N.A.
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard J. Peck
Nan Sachs
Kendall and Gilbert Spencer
The Millicent and Bob Steele Family
SunTrust
I. Lorraine Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. August Urbanek
Waste Management, Inc. of Florida
Beverly S. Bachrach (ex officio)

Platinum Benefactors

Anonymous
Drs. Alvan and Linda Balent
BB&T
Abbe and Steven Becker
Richard and Sandy Berkowitz
Betsy and Robert Bradford
James L. Case and Family
Patricia Deering
James and Cathy Donnelly – Castle Group 
Gunster Law Firm
Michael and Yvette Hooley
Mr. Richard Hull and Ms. Pauline Fitzpatrick
Karen and David Humble
Incapital
Kapila Family Foundation
Richard and Mary Kazares
Doreen and Keith Koenig – City Furniture
Adam and Tina Kreysar
Carole Wien Langer
Liz and Kurt Langsenkamp
The Honorable Per-Olof and Asa Lena Loof
Burton D. Morgan Foundation
William and Una Murphy
Carole Nugent
OK Generators
Sandy and Art Phillips
Lisa and Harry L. Posin
James and Jenny Riley
Cynthia and Ramon Rodriguez
Bruce and Jacquelyn Rogow
Anne and William Scherer
Lois and John Schmatz
Barry and Susan Somerstein
Isobel and Roger Sturgeon
Richard and Christine Welch

Gold Benefactors

Anonymous (4)
BNY Mellon Wealth Management
Lesleen Bolt
Howard and Loretta Chatoff
Rochelle and Jules Chatoff
Exults – Zach Hoffman
Richard and Susan Finkelstein
Dr. & Mrs. Abraham Fischler
Robert B. Judd, Esquire
Ida and Ray Leightman
John and Priscilla Oughton
Sandy and Art Phillips
Dr. Henry and Elaine Spiro
Susan and Marshall Steirn
Jerry Taylor and Nancy Bryant Foundation
Florence and Bob Werner

Silver Benefactors

Anonymous
Mr. and Mrs. John P. Bauer
Mrs. Emily Bennett
Jonathan and Stacy Berstein
Mr. and Mrs. James Blosser
Howard and Amy Chafetz
Peter B. Cinelli, M.D. and Michael LiPuma
James and Jan Cummings
Robert DeCamillo and Kenneth Sasser
Judge Robert J. Fogan
William Glazer and Thomas Smith, Ph.D.
Mrs. Sara Goldberg
Golda and Sheldon Golub
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Grevior
Holland & Knight
Arthur and Christine Lambertus
David J. Lavelle and Bruce P. McBean
Dr. and Mrs. Edward D. Michaelson 
The Peter S. Mozino Foundation – Ted J. Mozino, Joan Readding, Barbara Mozino Seegul
Melinda and Dana Nakaya
Mrs. Jane Oguss
Merle and Michael Orlove
Timothy and Suzanne Peterson
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Quatrano
Lisa and Richard Roselli
Mr. and Mrs. S.J. Schlesinger
Carrie and David Schulman
Dr. Alan M. Schwartz
Chuck and Barbara Sussman
Seth and Lori Wise
Linda and Scott Zakheim

Founders’ Club Members

After making cumulative gifts of $100,000 or more, “Buddy’s Club” members carry on the legacy of Broward Center founders through annual contributions of at least $5,000.

Founders’ Club Platinum

John E. Abdo Family
Joel and Beverly Altman
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Amaturo
AutoNation, Inc.
Bank of America
BBX Capital
Bonnie Barnett and Dr. Robert L. Kagan
Clifford Jason Cideko and Fredrick Warten
Waden E. Emery Ill MD FAAN
Christine and M. Austin Forman
Jesse and Susan Gaddis
Linda Gill
Dr. Stanley and Pearl Goodman
Leo Goodwin Foundation, Inc.
Kenneth M. Goss
Susan and Wil Greaton
Greenspoon Marder
Linda Haller
S. Halmos Family Foundation
Mary Jane Harlow Charitable Trust-Mary Short, President
Robert Harrigan and Cindy Lane
Carol M. Harrison
Alan and Kristen Hooper
Hudson Family Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. H. Wayne Huizenga
The Ingham Family
JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
Robert Wood Johnson
1962 Charitable Trust
Barbara and Milton Jones
Eleanor and Herbert Katz Family
The Krause Family Foundation
Elaine and Jon Krupnick
The LaBate Family
Michael and Barbara Landry
Mr. Peter Lavezzoli
Dr. and Mrs. Nile R. Lestrange
Dara and Jarett Levan
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Levy
Brooke and Robert Lochrie
The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation, Inc.
Ken Meares and Sharon McQuillan, M.D.
Rose Miniaci and Family
Marie Morris
Northern Trust N.A.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Palmer
Bernard and Miriam Peck
Publix Super Markets Charities
Salah Foundation
Jill and Stu Siegel
The Sidney. Milton & Leoma
Simon Foundation – Joseph C. Warner, Trustee
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler
Aldaheff & Sitterson, P.A.
The Stiles Family
Sun Sentinel
SunTrust
Kenny and Sandy Tate and Family
I. Lorraine Thomas
Linda and Douglas Von Allmen
Lillian S. Wells Foundation
Rosemarie and Gary Wendt
Kurt and Patricia Zimmerman

 

Founders’ Club Gold

Ron and Kathy Assaf
Mr. Gordon Harcourt-Heaver
Susan Lochrie
The Marquis George MacDonald Foundation
Sally Robbins
Betty Roschman
Bernard and Suzanne Scharf
The Toppel Family Foundation