Winner of three San Diego Critics Circle Awards including OUTSTANDING NEW PLAY!

Donor Benefits


Diversionary Theatre Donor Benefits

Support our efforts to tell the LGBT Community’s stories, and become a part of the action!  Whether a one time gift, or becoming a sustaining donor through our monthly Contributors Club, your contribution will keep LGBT theatre alive in San Diego.


Contact Nora Zahn, Community Development Manager or 619-220-6830 x104

Your donor level is based on a rolling 13 month giving history, and will be identified for each main stage show and its accompanying benefits.  Except where otherwise noted, benefits are show & event specific.
Friend Director Associate Producer Producer Executive Producer Angel
Donation $100.00 $500.00 $1,000.00 $2,500.00 $5,000.00 $10,000.00
Contributors Club $25.00 $45.00 $85.00 $210.00 $420.00 $835.00
Playbill Recognition:  See your name in lights!  Or at least print.  Be a part of our Donor Recognition pages in each Playbill when your 13 month giving is $100 or more. X X X X X X
Reserved Seating at Open Events:  Enjoy front row – or anywhere else you prefer – seating at our Open Monday and WordPlay Tuesday events. X X X X X X
Sneak Peek Invitation:  Your ticket to seeing each Mainstage show in its very earliest stages.  Meet the creative team, actors and staff.  See design boards for the set and costumes.  And get a glimpse of what the final show will look like! X X X X X X
Lobby Display: Be recognized in our lobby throughout the season for your support of our mission. X X X X X
Season Soiree: An exclusive invitation to our annual spring event announcing the upcoming season. X X X X X
Toast of Diversionary: In recognition of your support, enjoy complimentary access to refreshments of your choice in Fritz’s Lounge at any Diversionary performance you attend. Unlimited (1 year) Unlimited (1 year) Unlimited      (1 year) Unlimited      (1 year)
Priority Ticketing Access:  Get the VERY first access to your preferred seats at each Mainstage show, reserved personally with our Patron Services team. X X X X
Signed Card & Playbill:  A meaningful display of our gratitude, receive a full color, souvenir copy of the Playbill and Thank You Card signed by the Cast & Creative team for each show. X X X
Opening Night: As a supporter of Diversionary Theatre, be our guest at Opening Night of our Mainstage shows and celebrate with the creative team at the post-show reception! X X X
Matt-urday Brunch: Join Executive Artistic Director Matt Morrow for a special, invitation only annual brunch and theatre experience at the Diversionary. X X X
Behind the Scenes: See the process in action; your invitation to private, in-house table readings in development and under consideration with Diversionary Theatre. X X
One-on-One with the EAD:  A special opportunity to spend time with the Executive Artistic Director.  Discuss the current or upcoming season, future shows, the creative process, or anything you like.  It’s your time, on your schedule, and hosted by Diversionary.  Once per year. X X
Reserved Parking:  Never stress about parking in University Heights for a show again!  Reserve your seats at least 12 hours in advance, and we’ll have a spot set aside just for you. X X
VIP Show Experience: 10 tickets to a Mainstage show of your choice, plus a reserved section of the lounge for pre-show and private Meet & Greet champagne toast with the cast or creative team after the show! X
Host an Event of Your Choice at Diversionary: Use the Diversionary Theatre as your personal party place for an event of your choice (subject to availability and scheduling). X
Custom Tailored: Let us know what special experience or amenity will make your Diversionary experience truly meaningful. X