The League defines a membership eligible historic theatre as one that is at least 50 years old and includes at least one of the following attributes: is an architecturally significant structure deemed worthy of preservation, has played an important role in the history of American stage and screen, and/or can be used as a performing arts facility. Theatres younger than 50 years old but possessing one or more of these attributes who wish to join are also considered. An official historic marker or designation is not required to join.
2021 Dues based on Theatre's Total Annual Expenses at YE 2019
For nonprofits, reference line 18 of most recent IRS form 990.
For multiple venues, total annual expenses of all theatres.
|Level 1: Operating theatre - total ann'l expenses $5M+
|Level 2: Operating theatre - total ann'l expenses $3M-$5M
|Level 3: Operating theatre - total ann'l expenses $1M-$3M
|Level 4: Operating theatre - total ann'l expenses $300K-$1M
|Level 5: Operating theatre - total ann'l expenses < $300K
|Level 6: "Emerging" theatre, theatres NOT operating for many years
- Through December 31, 2020: NEW membership terms begin immediately and end December 31, 2021. Subsequent membership terms will align with our January – December renewal cycle.
- Through December 31, 2020: RENEWING membership terms will begin January 01, 2020 and end December 31, 2021.