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Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends FAQs

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. 

Q: What are the valid dates of the cards/Can I set my theaters criteria for use?

A: This card is valid through September 30, 2015, and we state on the card that the card is not valid at the issuing theater. Your theatre 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 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: Last year over 71 theaters took advantage of this audience development tool and we want even more theaters this year!

Q: This sounds great! How do I sign up!?

A: If you wish to participate, please fill out the attached registration form (below) and return form and payment to StageSource before May 30, 2014.

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:


Circle of Friends 2014-2015 App (Word)

Circle of Friends 2014-2015 App (PDF)



Email forms to, or mail to:
15 Channel Center Street, Suite 103, Boston, MA 02210 BY MAY 30, 2014

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


If you are an audience member that may not be interested in full membership to StageSource but would still like to take advantage of the 2-for-1 discount, consider the Theater Lovers program.  More info here.

The 2013-2014 cards lists over 70 theaters throughout New England including companies in the Berkshires, Merrimack Valley, Cape Cod and Rhode Island.

Click here for a list of theater companies' Circle of Friends card policies from 2013-2014.

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