The National Theatre Foundation is the 501(c)(3) non-profit entity responsible for the continued operation and preservation of The National Theatre. Donations to The National Theatre Foundation help fund necessary capital improvements and maintenance to preserve this historic facility. Additionally, contributions support free community and educational programming, and make possible the management of a vast, content-rich archive.

Friends of The National

Become a Friend of The National Theatre by selecting one of the following membership levels. Every level includes a digital newsletter with insider information, website recognition, advance notice of the performance calendar, and ticket priority for subscription packages.

Circles Memberships

Please consider joining us in our efforts to maintain our 189-year tradition of providing powerful cultural programming for the greater Washington community by becoming part of our family with a Circle Membership! Your tax-deductible contribution provides you with many unique Circle Member benefits, including those listed below, and helps support The National Theatre Foundation’s free public outreach and educational programs.

Circles Memberships include the benefits from our Friends Memberships as well additional benefits for each level!