In 2008 Azuka Theatre established The Producers Circle in support of our production of the drag rock-musical extravaganza Hedwig and the Angry Inch. The show was the most successful production in Azuka’s history! It was named Best Musical of the Year by The Philadelphia Weekly and garnered five Barrymore Award nominations, winning for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical-Kim Carson.
A huge part of that success was due to the extraordinary response of artistic benefactors in the area and their membership in The Producers Circle. This incredibly generous group of people allowed us to continue to realize a fuller artistic vision for our productions, tackle daring new plays, and strengthen the entire Azuka organization.
Our mission states that “Azuka Theatre strengthens the connection and shared humanity among its diverse audiences by giving voice to the people whose stories go unheard”. What these voices have to say can frequently be daring, but Azuka Theatre has never shied away from taking chances and neither have you, our patrons. From a musical about a transsexual rock star to a rock and roll adaptation of Oedipus Rex, from a child prodigy searching for love, to the unspoken hopes and dreams of parking valets, Azuka Theatre has been at the forefront; producing some of the most exciting theater in Philadelphia.
We hope you will join us in our endeavor to continue to bring to Philadelphia audiences some of the finest theatrical productions to be found anywhere.
The Producers Circle has four levels at which you can join:
Associate Producer $500
Executive Producer $1,500
Honorary Producer $2,500
Please contact Producing Artistic Director Kevin Glaccum for Membership details.