Join the Mahaiwe community

Mahaiwe Members make a difference, and we like to show you our appreciation. Members receive a wide variety of benefits to ensure that you enjoy all that the Mahaiwe has to offer. Members have access to the best seats first, save money with ticket discounts, and more.

The Mahaiwe is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Pick the level that’s right for you and join or renew today.

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The Bravo Circle

Members of the Bravo Circle are the philanthropic soul of the Mahaiwe, and help to build the future of the leading year-round performing arts center in the region. Join the Bravo Circle with a gift of $1,000 or more and enjoy the best of everything at the Mahaiwe.

As a Bravo Circle Member, you will:

• Ensure that world-class performing arts thrive year-round in the Berkshire region.

• Preserve and maintain the historic theater through carefully coordinated renovations and equipment upgrades that provide the best possible viewing and listening experience for audiences.

• Animate local quality of life through shared social connections and audience experience.

• Welcome traditionally underserved audiences and emerging artists through programs that include the Mahaiwe’s Partnering with Latinx Communities Program with SCAN (Spanish-language Community Advisory Network).

• Provide the next generation of audiences and young artists with the wonder of the arts through the Mahaiwe’s Performing Arts Education Program.

• Assist the Mahaiwe in offering hundreds of discounted tickets and numerous free programs.

• Provide a stage for dozens of social service and arts organizations who use the Mahaiwe annually.

• Ensure workforce equity by providing living wages and benefits to the Mahaiwe’s full-time and part-time staff.

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More Information

We are happy to help. Contact Director of Advancement Diane Wortis at 413-644-9040 x123 or

If you prefer to donate by check, please mail check to:

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
PO Box 690
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Gift Membership

Gift Certificates are available for tickets and for Mahaiwe memberships! We’ve got something for everyone on your list  – and in any denomination.

  • Gift Certificates for Tickets
  • A Gift Mahaiwe Membership
  • A Named Seat in the Theater

Buy a friend or family member a Mahaiwe gift certificate — for tickets to a specific event which you choose, or a specific dollar amount so they can choose themselves!

Contact Director of Advancement Diane Wortis at 413-644-9040 x123 or

From our community

“…I applaud all that has been offered in past years. I’m honored to be a member.”

“Thanks for your great communication; it makes me feel much more connected to the Mahaiwe.”

“Really great that the Mahaiwe offers discounted tickets, especially for folks who cannot afford the full amount. Keeps these performances accessible to a variety of people.”

“I’m proud to join so many of my friends in supporting the Mahaiwe, a matchless resource in our town.”

“My wife and I have had some fantastic evenings of music, culture, and the highest quality entertainment at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center!”

“So good to be seeing a movie with my child, in the theater I went to as a child!”