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The Circle of Friends card is a 2-for-1 ticket discount card that lists over 70 theaters throughout New England including companies in the Maine, Merrimack Valley, Cape Cod and Rhode Island. Each Theater makes their own policies regarding distribution.

If you are an audience member and would like to take advantage of the 2-for-1 discount, consider the Theater Lovers membership. More info here.

Click here for the 2016-2017 Circle of Friends Card Theaters' Policies




Q: What is the Circle of Friends card?
A: The Circle of Friends card is a two-for-one ticket card distributed to over 50,000 households to promote greater awareness of theater in our region.

Q: Who is eligible to be listed on the Circle of Friends card?
A: Listing on the card is available only to StageSource Organizational Members. All Individual, Individual PLUS and Theater Lover members receive one Circle of Friends card per year as part of membership benefits.

Q: What are the valid dates of the cards/Can I set my theaters criteria for use?
A: The current (2016-2017) card is valid through September 30, 2017, and we state on the card that the card is not valid at the issuing theater. Your theater may set your own policies regarding the performances at which the card will be honored.

Q:What are the criteria to be listed on the card?

A: There are only two criteria for being listed on the Circle of Friends Card:

The organization must be a current StageSource Organizational Member
The organization must hold publicly announced performances
{We ask that organizations try to monitor effectiveness of the Circle of Friends Card to help StageSource improve this service.}

Q: What are the responsibilities of the card holder?
A: The cardholder is responsible for calling the box office of the theater they wish to attend to:

Identify themselves as a Circle of Friends cardholder
Determine the availability of tickets
Determine the theater’s Circle of Friends policy
Make reservation/purchase

Q: How many theaters are listed on your card?
A: This year over 71 theaters took advantage of this audience development tool and we want even more theaters next year!

Q: This sounds great! How do I sign up!?
A: If you are an Audience Member or Non-Organization - all you have to do is sign up for a membership and we will send you your membership card with your new membership package. To current members, we send a mailing in September with the current year's Circle of Friends card! If you're an Organization, make sure your membership is current and we'll send you information on how to sign up in February/March 2017 for the 2017-2018 card!


Q: How much does shipping cost?

A: Shipping costs are based on the number of cards you order:

Individuals pay nothing.

Shipping Prices for 2016 (subject to change based on USPS pricing)

25-50 - $8

75-100- $10

101-500- $15

501-2000- $20

2001-4000- $40


6001+ - $80

Over 500 pick up at office - $20 handling

Pick up for orders under 500 cards - FREE

Q: Ack! My organization isn’t a member! What do I do!?
A: If you are not currently a member of StageSource but would like to add your company to the card for next year, you can sign up for membership and learn about all of our other services and benefits here 

Q: Who will be listed on the Circle of Friends card in 2016-2017?


Theater Name
Actors' Shakespeare Project
Alexander Children's Theatre School (ACTS)
American Repertory Theater
Anthem Theatre Company
Apollinaire Theatre Company
Arlekin Players Theatre
Arlington Friends of the Drama
BabsonARTS - Sorenson Center for the Arts
Bad Habit Productions
Boston Center for American Performance
Boston Children's Theatre
Boston Playwrights' Theatre
Boston University College of Fine Arts
Brandeis Department of Theater Arts
Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston
Brown Box Theatre Project
BSU's Family Performing Arts Center
Central Square Theater
Company One Theatre
Concord Players
Emerson Stage
Endicott College Theater
Flat Earth Theatre
Footlight Club
Fresh Ink Theatre Company
Gloucester Stage Company
Guerilla Opera
Hub Theatre Company of Boston
Huntington Theatre Company
Jewish Arts Collaborative
lau lapides company
Liars & Believers
Lyric Stage Company of Boston
Martha's Vineyard Playhouse
Merrimack Repertory Theatre
Moonbox Productions
New Repertory Theatre
North Shore Music Theatre
North Shore Players
Ogunquit Playhouse
Puppet Showplace Theater
Quannapowitt Players
Ragnarok Productions
Reagle Music Theatre
Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
Savoyard Light Opera Company
Sleeping Weazel
SpeakEasy Stage Company
Stoneham Theatre
Suffolk University Theatre Department & Modern Theatre
The Thalia
The Weston Friendly Society
The Wilbury Theatre Group
Theatre III
Theatre One Productions, Inc
Titanic Theatre Company
Trinity Repertory Company
Un-Common Theatre Company
Verse and Vodka Theater
Wellesley Players
Walpole Footlighters
Wellesley Players
Wellesley Repertory Theatre
Wellesley Theatre Project
Wheelock Family Theatre
Winthrop Playmakers
Zeitgeist Stage Company



Download the Circle of Friends 2016-2017 Form (PDF)

Example of the Org Sign Up Form: Circle of Friends 2016-2017 Form (PDF)


Email forms to, or mail to:
15 Channel Center Street, Suite 103, Boston, MA 02210

OR pay HERE: *PLEASE NOTE, YOU MUST ALSO SUBMIT A FORM via mail, email, or the google form above*




Read more about what our members think of the Circle of Friends card at our blog!

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