Why Give

Now more than ever, culturally-specific theater companies like Theater J are critical to ensuring that a diverse, vibrant range of voices are heard. Now more than ever, it is essential that our theater illuminates, examines, and celebrates. Now more than ever, your support makes our work possible: 54% of Theater J’s budget is provided by generous donors like you.

Generous supporters like you have built Theater J into a home for powerful plays of resilience and empathy. Theater J is dedicated to producing work that illuminates ethical questions of our time, examines the changing landscape of Jewish identities, and celebrates inter-cultural experiences. It is because of you, our community, our audience, our supporters, that Theater J has grown to be “the nation’s most prominent Jewish theater” (American Theatre Magazine).

Amplify your impact, support Theater J.

Where Does My Gift Go?

As of 2015-2016 Season

  • Artistic & Production: 69%
  • Marketing: 16%
  • Operations: 7%
  • Development: 5%
  • Facilities: 3%

Operational Expenses: Management staff, training, office supplies, etc.
Artistic & Production Expenses: Actors, directors, designers, set materials, costumes, lighting, artistic and production staff.
Facilities: Rental for our scene shop.

Impact Stories

Louis Delair, Jr, Subscriber

“I have found the emotional investment that I make as an audience member a personal and revelatory experience…”

Rich and James Peterson, Subscribers

“What attracts us to Theater J are the first rate, thought-provoking plays that explore topics germane to contemporary issues, such as social justice and its relevance to Jewish culture.”

Susan Rome, Associate Artist

“It is a true artistic home for me. I’m passionate about its mission, and when I come here, I feel as though I am with family…”