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Patrons' Circle

Josephine S. Leiser Room, Private Donor Lounge

Josephine S. Leiser Room, Private Donor Lounge

Patrons' Circle

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 level orchestra seats
  • Complimentary service in the Josephine S. Leiser Room at the Broward Center for you and your accompanied guests, one hour prior to and through the intermission of evening performances in the Au-Rene Theater
  • Complimentary service in The Place to Be at The Parker for benefactors at the Gold or Platinum level, one hour prior to and through the intermission of evening performances at The Parker 
  • Recognition on the Broward Center website, the Patrons’ Circle Honor Roll in the Orchestra Level Lobby and in other listings of the Donor Honor Roll
  • Recognition with brass plaques, engraved with the names of your choice, on two seats in the lower orchestra of the Au-Rene Theater (other naming opportunities available at all levels)
  • Ticket processing and exchange fees waived
  • Opportunity to purchase extra tickets to performances, as available, through your ticket concierge prior to other membership levels
  • Complimentary parking coupons for valet or garage each year
  • Priority access to Marti’s New River Bistro
  • Opportunity to reserve the Leiser Room for private after-theater parties and special events at other times, such as luncheons and evening receptions when the theater is not in use

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.

Room Reservations - Leiser Room and The Place To Be

The Josephine S. Leiser Room and The Place To Be are private lounges reserved for Patrons’ Circle members and their guests. They are open one hour prior to and during the intermission of evening performances in the Au-Rene Theater and Wells Hall.

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

Benefactor Ticketing Form

Click here to access our Benefactor Ticketing Form.

“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.