The Marlowe
Friends and members

Friends and members

Become a Marlowe Friend or Member for a closer relationship with the theatre and to help us deliver the work on our stages and in our community.


Our Marlowe Friends enjoy generous benefits that make visiting us even more fun and better value.

Save money

  • Discounted tickets on most shows
  • Free postage on all tickets
  • No booking fee

Find out first

  • Priority booking on most shows
  • Receive each new theatre brochure before the general public

Get even closer

  • Receive Spotlight, our free membership magazine, three times a year
Membership period: 1 year


One discounted ticket per show


Two discounted tickets per show


Up to six discounted tickets per show


Marlowe Supporters receive all the benefits of Marlowe Friends, plus:

VIP service

  • Members' hotline to book tickets
  • Pre-show table reservations in our Crown and Barretts bars.

Exclusive events

  • Invitation to the annual supporters' dinner alongside writers, directors and actors
  • Join us for Backstage At The Marlowe, an annual look behind the scenes followed by afternoon tea with the creative and backstage teams


  • Your name listed in selected show programmes and on our website
Membership period: 1 year
£180 (£15 a month)


Marlowe Champions receive all the benefits of Marlowe Supporters, plus:

VIP service

  • Priority phone booking through the Membership Office for a personalised service

Exclusive events

  • Invitations to an Annual Director’s Preview Lunch, exclusive to the top supporters of the theatre, to gain an exclusive insight into what is coming next at The Marlowe


  • Personal acknowledgement in The Marlowe season brochure and on foyer screens
Membership period: 1 year
£600 (£50 per month)


Marlowe Benefactors receive all the benefits of Marlowe Champions, plus:

VIP entertaining

  • A private champagne reception and two pairs of tickets for up to two opening nights each year

Exclusive access

  • Invitations to preview performances and special open rehearsals of Marlowe made productions.
  • Access to the best seats for every performance, set aside for Marlowe Benefactors and held until 2 weeks prior to the performance.


  • Personal recognition of your support within our foyer screens.
Membership period: 1 year
£2400 (£200 per month)

The Creative Circle

The Creative Circle offers a unique opportunity to develop a close relationship with the creative team at The Marlowe and be an invaluable part of the Made By The Marlowe programme of work.

You will receive a bespoke package of benefits tailored to your preferences which can include all the benefits of being a Benefactor plus:

VIP entertaining

  • A private Champagne reception and two pairs of tickets for up to four opening nights each year.

Creative Circle events

  • An invitation to attend the Annual Creative Circle Dinner to celebrate your support of the Made By The Marlowe programme.
  • Private receptions with visiting theatre directors, producers and performers.

Exclusive access

  • The highest possible level of priority booking, even for short notice requests, up to 48 hours before the performance.
Membership period: 1 year