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The American Patrons of Shakespeare Globe Centre-USA Inc. play a vital role in promoting and supporting the work of the Globe in the USA and assisting in developing the Globe on Bankside in London.

Join today and experience a range of benefits, some only available to Patrons of SGC USA.

Benefits for Patron of Shakespeare Globe Centre USA

Actor $1,000 - $4,999

  • Access to a special allocation of tickets for the Globe Theatre and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse up to 48 hours before a performance date (subject to availability), including complimentary program and seat cushion vouchers
    Up to four tickets for the Globe Theatre and two tickets for the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse per performance date
  • Access to late availability tickets for US Tour performances (subject to availability) 
    Up to two tickets per US Tour performance dates
  • Priority Booking for Globe Theatre and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Seasons in London
  • Invitations to US film screenings of Globe Theatre productions
  • Three mailings a year with information on Globe Theatre and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Seasons in London and US tour or Broadway performances
  • Updates through the year highlighting the Shakespeare Globe Centre’s activities
  • Your support will be acknowledgement in all US Tour programs


Playwright $5,000 - $9,999

All the benefits of the Actor membership plus

  • Invitation to exclusive events throughout the year in the US
  • Invitation to a London Press Night each year
  • Invitations to the London Gala, Season Preview events and Patrons Backstage Tours in London *
  • Invitation to an opening night of the US Tour each year
  • Souvenir Program for all Globe Theatre and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse productions, signed by the cast
  • Your support will be acknowledgement in all UK programs
  • Your support will be acknowledged on the Shakespeare’s Globe website and on the donor board in the Globe foyer


Producer $10,000+

All the benefits of the Playwright membership plus

  • Invitations to participate in trips to the UK that offer a peek behind the scenes at the Globe and special access to other cultural, theatrical and historical treasures
  • Invitation to the annual US Patrons Council's events
  • Invitation to you and your guests to meet with members of the Globe’s executive team over afternoon tea or dinner in London


*extra costs are applicable

To Join SGC USA or to Renew as a Patron


Download the application form from the right hand menu and mail this completed form with your check made out to Shakespeare Globe Centre-USA to:

Shakespeare Globe Centre-USA Inc.
c/o Chapel & York
1000 N. West Steet, Suite 1200
Wilmington, DE 19801


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Remember to specify which Patronage you would like by entering the respective fee in 'Donation amount'

Bank Transfer

Please contact Shakespeare’s Globe Friends & Patrons office at for details about Bank Transfers.

Shakespeare’s Globe Friends & Patrons in London

Alongside the SGC USA Patrons’ scheme, the Globe in London operates a Friends & Patrons scheme for those who wish to support our work at a lower level of donation.  Please see the Shakespeare's Globe Friends & Patrons page for details of the benefits of the Worldwide membership and to join the scheme or renew online. 

Please note that the tax advantages available to US Taxpayers joining the SGC USA scheme are not available to donors who join the Globe Friends & Patrons scheme.


Shakespeare Globe Centre-USA a registered 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization, which supports the work of the Shakespeare Globe Trust in the United Kingdom and the United States (Federal Tax Identification number 36-3136379).

Contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law. Information submitted with a membership application will be shared with the offices of Shakespeare Globe Centre - USA Inc. and the Shakespeare Globe Trust in United Kingdom to facilitate ticket bookings and the provision of membership benefits.