Lyric Arts wants to reward your generosity! Patrons who join the Lyric Arts donor family enjoy a host of benefits including exclusive event invitations, program mentions, access to artists, behind the scenes staff, and more. In addition, you can take pride that your involvement is a vital part of the organization’s continued success.

Donors who make an annual contribution of $1000 or more become members of Lyric Arts’ generous philanthropic leaders, the Spotlight Society. Patrons of this giving level receive benefits including invitations to events featuring artists and designers throughout the year, our Annual Season Announcement event, and more.

Please consider making your first gift or renewing your contribution by contacting Laura Tahja Johnson at 763-233-0802 or


Spotlight Society Benefits

Actor’s Circle / $1,000 to $2,499

  • All Advocate benefits
  • Two complimentary tickets to any Main Street Stage Production Opening Night (dependent on seating availability) with an Invitation to the opening night cake reception with the cast
  • Donor recognition in the lobby

 Director’s Circle / $2,500 to $9,999

  • All Actor’s Circle benefits
  • Exclusive backstage tour for four
  • Two complimentary tickets to Lyric Arts’ annual Cabaret Fundraiser

Underwriter’s Circle

Donate at the $10,000+ level to make the biggest difference of all. Underwriter’s Circle memberships are customized to fit your philanthropic needs.

Examples of Customized Benefits

  • Complimentary script for each production in the upcoming season
  • Four complimentary tickets to the Lyric Arts’ annual Cabaret Fundraiser
  • VIP ticketing assistance: concierge emails, reduced processing fee, priority renewal, ticket insurance, free advance notice ticket exchanges
  • Missed performance ticket replacement
  • Four complimentary tickets to any Main Street Stage production or Music in the ‘Burbs concert (dependent on seating availability)
  • Invitation for two to attend a “sitzprobe” rehearsal