Friends of Sangamon Auditorium

As a patron of the performing arts, you belong to an outstanding group of individuals; therefore, we invite you to join others who express enthusiasm for the arts by becoming a Friend of Sangamon Auditorium. As a Friend, you will guarantee the continuation of quality arts and entertainment programs at Sangamon Auditorium. Moreover, your membership will set the stage for future generations to enjoy high quality and world-renowned performances that explore, educate and entertain. Click here for information about Friends giving levels and benefits.


Friends Receptions:
Throughout the season Sangamon Auditorium hosts special Friends-only receptions. These events provide great opportunities to mingle with other Auditorium supporters, have a drink with friends before or after a show, and possibly meet performers.


Friends of Sangamon Auditorium:

  • Enable Sangamon Auditorium to present more than 50 performances every year
  • Help reach more than 25,000 K-12 students each year through Class Acts and ClassPass programs.
  • Provide tickets for more than 400 clients of local social service agencies through the Angel Ticket program.
  • Help provide the community with artist residencies and workshops.
  • Ensure future presentation of professional performing arts programs at Sangamon Auditorium.

Only Friends at the TERRIFIC level ($100) and above receive pre-purchase opportunities. Click here for information about Friends giving levels and benefits.


It's easy to become a Friend of Sangamon Auditorium:

  • Online: Click here to join Friends of Sangamon Auditorium or renew your membership online!

  • By Phone: Use American Express, VISA, MasterCard or Discover. Call the Sangamon Auditorium Ticket Office Monday through Friday, 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (217) 206-6160 or (800) 207-6960.

  • By Mail: Call the Ticket Office at 217.206.6160 to request a Friends membership form. Mail the membership form to the Sangamon Auditorium Ticket Office with your check payable to the UIF/Sangamon Auditorium, or use one of the credit cards listed above.


Our annual giving program recognizes, as Friends, those donors who contribute $50 or above on an annual basis to Sangamon Auditorium for operating support. Contributors to the Friends fund will be recognized, by category, in each Sangamon Auditorium program or playbill, and receive the following benefits:

Good Friend: $50
Annual Good Friend Benefits:

  • Your contribution will help bring the best in performing arts to central Illinois
  • Advance notice, when possible, of Sangamon Auditorium events
  • Recognition in Sangamon Auditorium programs
 
 

$50 tax deduction

Terrific Friend: $100
Good Friend Benefits plus:

  • Two one-time usage vouchers for free premium parking
  • Invitation to Friends receptions
  • Priority on pre-public single ticket orders
  • Free ticket exchange privilege (must be a different performance of the same show)

$90 tax deduction

Marvelous Friend: $200
Terrific Friend Benefits plus:

  • Two additional one-time usage vouchers for free Premium Parking

$180 tax deduction

Fabulous Friend: $350
Marvelous Friend Benefits plus:

  • Two additional one-time usage vouchers for free Premium Parking

$320 tax deduction

Spectacular Friend: $500
Fabulous Friend Benefits plus:

  • Two additional one-time usage vouchers for free Premium Parking

$460 tax deduction

Grand Friend: $1000
Spectacular Friend Benefits plus:

  • Two additional one-time usage vouchers for free Premium Parking

$950 tax deduction

Business Friend: $1,500
Annual Business Friend Benefits:

  • Recognition for your business as a supporter of the arts through Sangamon Auditorium
  • Business name listed in Sangamon Auditorium programs
 

$1,500 tax deduction: IRS paperwork from the University of Illinois Foundation will be available for your records.

17.18 Broadway On Sale Date for Friends

Jersey Boys
Motown The Musical
The Wizard of Oz
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Kinky Boots

Monday, July 24th

Friends 17.18 Receptions

To be announced....stay tuned!