Together, we shine a spotlight on the story.

Make a gift today.

The Arden is a theatre you can point to with pride; an integral part of the cultural fabric of this region’s artists, audiences, and students. Your gift is an invest in our community, bringing to life new stories on our stages, inspiring children in the classroom through Arden for All, and providing Philadelphia artists with a creative home.

Your gift will help:

  • Present high quality productions to over 100,000 audience members annually, including re-envisioned classics, audacious musical theatre, world premieres, and contemporary plays that celebrate and challenge Philadelphia’s best theatre artists.
  • Create imaginative and engaging pieces of theatre for children through Arden Children’s Theatre.
  • Distribute over 6,000 free tickets to young people in the local community through Arden for All, our in-school outreach program.
  • Offer tuition-based and scholarship drama classes and camps for over 2,500 students annually ranging from pre-K through 12th grade.
  • Train future theatre leaders through the Arden Professional Apprentice Program.
  • And so much more!

We appreciate your partnership!

Donor contributions have allowed us to produce over 30 years of great work on the stage – with the voices of the greatest playwrights and thrilling new writers – giving us the opportunity to shape the future of American theatre. To show our appreciation, we are proud to offer benefits to our donors.

For more information, contact Jonathan Edmondson, Development Manager, at

Ways to Give

If you would prefer to mail your gift, please make your check payable to “Arden Theatre Company” and mail to:

Arden Theatre Company
40 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
ATTN: Development.

Only 60% of our costs are covered by ticket sales.

We rely on your generosity.