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.
2017 Dues based on Theatre's Total Annual Expenses
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, NOT operating
- NEW membership terms begin immediately. After 5/31/17, NEW memberships will be prorated to cover the remaining months of 2017 and the beginning months of 2018. Renewal payment for 2018 will be due one year from the term start date and will be only for those months not covered by the initial payment, so the third year membership term will align with our January – December renewal cycle.