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Enjoy generous benefits that makes your Theatre Royal Wakefield visits even more fun and pocket friendly.

Our Members love the theatre and their community. More than just amazing benefits, Members help to enrich lives across the Wakefield District – on and off stage.

Join us in transforming lives through the power of live Theatre.

Join or renew your membership today!

Being a member puts you at the front of the queue, saves you money and makes you a big part of everything we do. As a member you get first access during priority booking, before tickets are released for general sale.

Choose a level that is right for you:

  • Theatre Royal Wakefield Members

    £30+ per year

    Theatre Royal Wakefield Members get these amazing benefits;

    • Priority Booking: 7 days before general sale - get the first pick of performances!
    • Save 5% off two tickets per show, boosted to 10% during priority booking*
    • Two café/bar vouchers for complimentary drink or snack
    • Avoid queues with access to your own dedicated Members Services team in the lobby before/during performances - they will be able to help with any questions you might have (our volunteers are a knowledgeable bunch!) and you can collect your tickets from them before the show.
    • First access to season brochures - receive our season brochure through the post before anyone else! The brochure details all the fab shows that are to come.
    • Quarterly Member Newsletter - you’ll receive a copy of Membership Insights through the post four times a year. The newsletter contains stories on what we have been up to at the theatre and more!
  • Theatre Royal Wakefield Members Plus

    £75+ per year

    Theatre Royal Wakefield Members Plus members get these amazing benefits:

    • Enjoy flexibility with free exchanges on tickets (subject to T&Cs)
    • No Booking fees when you purchase your tickets
    • Increased Priority Booking: 10 days before general sale - get the first pick of performances!
    • Save 5% off four tickets per show, boosted to 10% during priority booking*
    • Four café/bar vouchers for complimentary drink or snack
    • Avoid queues with access to your own dedicated Members Services team in the lobby before/during performances - they will be able to help with any questions you might have (our volunteers are a knowledgeable bunch!) and you can collect your tickets from them before the show
    • First access to season brochures – receive our season brochure through the post before anyone else! The brochure details all the fab shows that are to come
    • Quarterly Member Newsletter – you’ll receive a copy of Membership Insights through the post four times a year. The newsletter contains stories on what we have been up to at the theatre and more!
    • Recognition in printed programme - your name will appear in programmes for our pantomime and youth musical, as a thank you for your support (you can choose to opt out)
    • Receive members-only season preview video from Theatre Royal Wakefield staff - you will also be emailed a video from us at the Theatre when we announce our next season of shows. Be sure to keep an eye out for familiar faces, from our wonderful Box Office team to a certain panto dame!
  • Actors Circle

    £200+ per year

    Actors Circle Members get these amazing benefits:

    • Enjoy flexibility with free exchanges on tickets (subject to T&Cs)
    • No Booking fees when you purchase your tickets
    • Increased Priority Booking: 14 days before general sale
    • Save 10% on four tickets per show at all times (subject to availability) *
    • Save 10% anytime in our café or bar
    • Personalised Members booking line - you will receive information on a direct number to call when you’d like to book tickets, to cut out the usual queues
    • Avoid queues with access to your own dedicated Members Services team in the lobby before/during performances - they will be able to help with any questions you might have (our volunteers are a knowledgeable bunch!) and you can collect your tickets from them before the show
    • First access to season brochures - receive our season brochure through the post before anyone else! The brochure details all the fab shows that are to come
    • Quarterly Member Newsletter - you’ll receive a copy of Membership Insights through the post four times a year. The newsletter contains stories on what we have been up to at the theatre and more!
    • Receive members-only season preview video from Theatre Royal Wakefield staff - you will also be emailed a video from us at the Theatre when we announce our next season of shows. Be sure to keep an eye out for familiar faces, from our wonderful Box Office team to a certain panto dame!
    • Complimentary Programmes for all Theatre Royal Wakefield shows
    • Acknowledgment at the Theatre of your support and recognition in printed programme - your name will appear in programmes for our pantomime and youth musical, as a thank you for your support (you can choose to opt out)
    • Members exclusive annual event and backstage tour - enjoy a night sharing your passion for the arts and local community with other theatre lovers.
    • Invites to post show drinks on Guest Nights for Theatre Royal Wakefield shows where you'll have an opportunity to meet the cast and crew
  • Directors Circle

    £500+ per year

    Directors Circle Members get these amazing benefits:

    • Enjoy flexibility with free exchanges on tickets (subject to T&Cs)
    • No Booking fees when you purchase your tickets
    • Increased Priority Booking: 14 days before general sale - get the first pick of performances!
    • Save 10% on four tickets per show at all times (subject to availability) *
    • Save 10% anytime in our café or bar
    • Personalised Members booking line - you will receive information on a direct number to call when you’d like to book tickets, to cut out the usual queues
    • Avoid queues with access to your own dedicated Members Services team in the lobby before/during performances - they will be able to help with any questions you might have (our volunteers are a knowledgeable bunch!) and you can collect your tickets from them before the show
    • First access to season brochures – receive our season brochure through the post before anyone else! The brochure details all the fab shows that are to come
    • Quarterly Member Newsletter – you’ll receive a copy of Membership Insights through the post four times a year. The newsletter contains stories on what we have been up to at the theatre and more!
    • Receive members-only season preview video from Theatre Royal Wakefield staff - you will also be emailed a video from us at the Theatre when we announce our next season of shows. Be sure to keep an eye out for familiar faces, from our wonderful Box Office team to a certain panto dame!
    • Complementary Programmes for all Theatre Royal Wakefield shows
    • Acknowledgment at the Theatre of your support and recognition in printed programme - your name will appear in programmes for our pantomime and youth musical, as a thank you for your support (you can choose to opt out)
    • Members exclusive annual event and backstage tour - enjoy a night sharing your passion for the arts and local community with other theatre lovers.
    • Invites to post show drinks on Guest Nights for Theatre Royal Wakefield shows where you'll have an opportunity to meet the cast and crew
    • Tickets for select guest nights - invitations go out to a variety of supporters who share the same love of the Theatre as you do for performances including our pantomime and youth musical
    • Invitation to in-person season preview event/launch with supporters and sponsors
    • Invitation to afternoon tea with Executive or Artistic Teams
    • Invitations to open rehearsals and behind the scenes experiences with other supporters
  • Creative Circle

    £1,000+ per year

    Creative Circle members receive all the Directors Circle benefits plus:

    If you donate over £1,000+ per year you will receive a bespoke package of benefits tailored to your preferences.

Not sure? Compare!

Not sure which level is right for you? Use our handy table to compare the benefits of each membership level. If (like us!) you'd prefer to chat it through in person, call us on 01924 211 311 and ask for the Development Team.

Why not purchase a membership as a gift?

Call 01924 211 311 and ask for the Development Team to purchase a Gift Membership. We will tailor your gift to the occasion and provide you with a gift certificate for you to give your loved one. This option is not available online at the moment (although we are working hard to make it available for you!) so please give us a call or email development@theatreroyalwakefield.co.uk and we will call you back.

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Your donation

For membership other than Theatre Royal Wakefield Member (£30), your membership fee is split between the commercial value of your benefits and a suggested donation to Theatre Royal Wakefield, UK registered charity 503597. To discuss purchasing benefits separately please call 01924 211 311

Actors Circle, Directors Circle and Creative Circle membership levels can be paid by monthly direct debit.

*Certain shows will be restricted from this discount