Individual Donations and VIP Benefits

Your Gift is Crucial to the Success of Pittsburgh CLO

Each and every individual who enjoys the many offerings of the Pittsburgh CLO -- from the spectacular Summer Seasons and annual production of A Musical Christmas Carol, to CLO’s many education and community outreach programs -- plays a vital role in keeping American musical theater alive and well in Pittsburgh and around the nation.

Your donation:

  • Makes it possible for the CLO to present high-quality performances
  • Provides musical theater and arts education activities for tens of thousands of students and special audiences
  • Provides you with many special Donor Benefits and VIP opportunities

Pittsburgh CLO Individual Donor Benefits

The tax deductible amount of your contribution is limited by the excess of your contribution over the value of certain benefits provided by the CLO. The value of these benefits is listed under each category where applicable.

For more information, contact Laura Barry, Manager of Individual Giving, at 412-281-3973 ext. 210 or

Title Producers ($25,000+)

  • Stars for a Day: Opportunity for two people to attend a rehearsal of a Summer Season show and get to know the Director, Choreographer and/or cast members over lunch or dinner.
  • Four Executive Producer seats at a CLO show and dinner for four at a Cultural District restaurant.
  • 25 Kelly Circle tickets donated to a non-profit organization of your choice.
  • All benefits enjoyed by Lead Producers.

Benefits value: $2,293

Lead Producers ($10,000 - $24,999)

  • Special dinner and a show with our Executive Producer, Van Kaplan, in Pittsburgh or New York.
  • All benefits enjoyed by Producing Directors.

Benefits value: $1,881

Producing Directors ($5,000 - $9,999)

  • A night at the CLO Cabaret, which includes a table for four at the performance, light food, a round of drinks, and parking at the Theatre Square parking garage.
  •  All benefits enjoyed by Executive Producers.

Benefits value: $1,381

Executive Producers ($2,500 - $4,999)

  • Two complimentary season tickets for the Summer Season.
  • Invitation to join Pittsburgh CLO as our guest in private donor lounges at the Benedum Center during all CLO Summer Season shows. Complimentary drinks included!
  • All benefits enjoyed by Producers.

Benefits value: $1,081

Producers ($1,000 - $2,400)

  • Free reserved parking for six CLO Summer Season performances.
  • Concierge ticket service, including shows on Broadway.
  • Backstage tour for four.
  • Two additional complimentary tickets to a performance of a CLO production.
  • Invitation to Supper with the Stars at the Grand Concourse during the Summer Season.
  • Invitations to cast parties following opening nights of Summer Season shows.
  • 25% discount at the CLO Boutique.
  • All benefits enjoyed by Patrons.

Benefits value: $407

Patrons ($500 - $999)

  • A CD of the production of your choice from the Summer Season.
  • Tour of the CLO Construction Center in Springdale, PA.
  • All benefits enjoyed by Sponsors.

Benefits value: $141

Sponsors ($250 - $499)

  • Two complimentary tickets to a performance of a CLO production.
  • 10% discount coupon for the CLO Boutique.
  • All benefits enjoyed by Limelighters.

Benefits value: $131

Limelighters ($100 - $249)

  • Invitation to a special reception and dress rehearsal of a Summer Season show.
  • Complimentary beverage for you and your guest during an intermission of a CLO production.
  • Listing in a CLO show program.
  • Benefit enjoyed by Backers.

Benefits value: $25

Backers ($50 - $99)

  • Invitation for two to a staged reading of a new show.