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Slide Image - Josephine S. Leiser Room, Private Donor Lounge

Josephine S. Leiser Room, Private Donor Lounge

Slide Image - Josephine S. Leiser Room, Private Donor Lounge

Josephine S. Leiser Room, Private Donor Lounge

Josephine S. Leiser Room Reservation Form

The Josephine S. Leiser Room is a private lounge reserved for Patrons’ Circle members and their guests. The Leiser Room is open one hour prior to and during intermission for every evening performance in the Au-Rene Theater.

To make reservations, please click here or call 954.468.3332 at least 24 hours prior to performance date and time.

 

One of the most important roles at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts is the one you can play as a member of the Patrons’ Circle.

With a minimum tax-deductible gift of $50,000 (payable over a five-year period) you can help us maintain world-class, multicultural programming for all ages and stages of life, enhance one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the country, and develop local talent and organizations that reflect the mosaic of cultures represented in our community today.

Membership entitles you to: 

  • Personal ticket concierge service
  • Guaranteed purchase of two lower orchestra seats for all performances in the Au-Rene Theater
  • Priority handling for all extra ticket purchases
  • Ticket processing and exchange fees waived
  • Complimentary service in the Josephine S. Leiser Room, our private donors’ lounge, one hour prior to and during intermissions of evening performances in the Au-Rene Theater
  • Opportunity to reserve the Josephine S. Leiser Room for your private event when not in use
  • Complimentary valet parking vouchers
  • Subscription to the Broward Center’s quarterly magazine CenterStage
  • Recognition at the appropriate benefactor level on the Broward Center website, in CenterStage and Playbill listings, and on the Patrons’ Circle Honor Roll in the Orchestra Level Lobby

After completing an initial $50,000 Benefactor gift, membership in the Patrons’ Circle may be maintained by annual gifts at the following levels:

  • SILVER: $2,500
  • GOLD: $5,000
  • PLATINUM: $10,000

Recognition and benefits are commensurate with the Patrons’ Circle gift level.
Click here to see our Patrons’ Circle Members.

Click here to see our Founders' Club Members.

“Buddy’s Club” - The Robert B. Lochrie, Jr. Founders’ Club

Named for the founding chairman of the Broward Performing Arts Foundation, “Buddy’s Club” is the premier membership level at the Broward Center and offers more rewards for benefactors. The Club is reserved for those Patrons’ Circle benefactors who have reached a cumulative giving level of $100,000. Membership in “Buddy’s Club” may be maintained with annual gifts of $5,000 and provides all the benefits of membership in the Patrons’ Circle, plus:

  • Recognition on the Broward Center website, in CenterStage and Playbill listings, and on the Patrons’ Circle Honor Roll and “Buddy’s Club” Commemorative Listing in the Orchestra Level Lobby.
  • Invitation for two to the annual “Buddy’s Club” event, a private celebration for Founders of the Broward Center.

Josephine S. Leiser Room Reservation Form

The Josephine S. Leiser Room is a private lounge reserved for Patrons’ Circle members and their guests. The Leiser Room is open one hour prior to and during intermission for every evening performance in the Au-Rene Theater.

To make reservations, please click here or call 954.468.3332 at least 24 hours prior to performance date and time.

Click here to access our Benefactor Ticketing Form.

Patrons’ Circle Members

After making cumulative gifts of $50,000 or more, Patrons’ Circle members continue their Benefactor support with annual gifts to the Broward Center.

Lifetime Members

  • The John E. Abdo Family
  • Jan and Frank Abdo
  • Joel and Beverly Altman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Amaturo
  • AutoNation, Inc.
  • Bank of America
  • BBX Capital
  • Dianne and Michael Bienes
  • Albert E. and Birdie W. Einstein Fund
  • The Robert Elmore Family
  • Harry A. Gampel Charitable Trust
  • Leo Goodwin Foundation, Inc.
  • Greenspoon Marder
  • Roger R. Hinkley and Herbert J. Kurtzheim
  • Mrs. William D. Horvitz
  • The Huizenga Family
  • Jim and Jan Moran – JM Family Enterprises
  • Josephine S. Leiser Foundation
  • The Family of Susie and Alan B. Levan
  • The Alfred and Rose Miniaci Foundation
  • Northern Trust N.A.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bernard J. Peck
  • Nan Sachs
  • Kendall and Gilbert Spencer
  • SunTrust
  • Lorraine Thomas
  • Mr. and Mrs. August Urbanek
  • Waste Management, Inc. of Florida
  • Beverly S. Bachrach (ex officio)

Platinum Benefactors

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Drs. Alvan and Linda Balent
  • BB&T
  • Richard and Sandy Berkowitz
  • Betsy and Robert Bradford
  • James L. Case and Family
  • Patricia Deering
  • Jon DeLuca
  • James and Cathy Donnelly – Castle Group 
  • Mrs. Anne Ellman
  • Charles and Laurie Ermer
  • Jack and Beverly Fox
  • Gunster Law Firm
  • Gurtz Family Foundation
  • Andrew and Tanya Heller
  • Crockett Herd
  • Richard Herter and Dennis Bainey
  • Michael and Yvette Hooley
  • Karen and David Humble
  • Incapital
  • Richard and Mary Kazares
  • Keith Koenig – City Furniture
  • Adam and Tina Kreysar
  • Marilyn Leeds and Family
  • Dr. Fred and Bonnie Lippman
  • The Honorable Per-Olof and Asa Lena Loof
  • Lee M. Mandel, MD, FACS
  • Frederic and Jessica Olefson
  • Burton D. Morgan Foundation
  • William and Una Murphy
  • Carole Nugent
  • OK Generators
  • Forest Patten and Jamie Stafford
  • Sandy and Art Phillips
  • Lisa and Harry L. Posin
  • Cynthia and Ramon Rodriguez
  • Anne and William Scherer
  • Lois and John Schmatz
  • Susan A. Smith
  • Barry and Susan Somerstein
  • Alex C. Spektor
  • Roni and Stuart Stein
  • Isobel and Roger Sturgeon
  • The Thomas Family Foundation
  • Mark and Linda Wilford

Gold Benefactors

  • Anonymous (3)
  • Toula and Lawrence Amanna 
  • Artisan Foods – Brad and Stacey Friedman
  • Diana and Jerome Bergheim
  • BNY Mellon Wealth Management
  • Lesleen Bolt
  • Margaret and Matt Callihan
  • Howard and Loretta Chatoff
  • Rochelle and Jules Chatoff
  • Richard and Susan Finkelstein
  • Dr. & Mrs. Abraham Fischler
  • Greenberg Traurig, LLP
  • Mr. and Mrs. Zach Hoffman
  • Robert B. Judd, Esquire
  • Ida and Ray Leightman
  • John and Priscilla Oughton
  • Sandy and Art Phillips
  • Drazia Rubenstein and Dr. Harvey Simon
  • Dr. Henry and Elaine Spiro
  • Susan and Marshall Steirn
  • Beckie and Marshall Weinberg
  • Florence and Bob Werner

Silver Benefactors

  • Anonymous
  • Dr. Howard and Mrs. Judie Barron
  • Mr. and Mrs. John P. Bauer
  • Mrs. Emily Bennett
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Blosser
  • Howard and Amy Chafetz
  • Peter B. Cinelli, M.D.
  • Robert DeCamillo
  • William Glazer and Thomas Smith, Ph.D.
  • Mrs. Sara Goldberg
  • Golda and Sheldon Golub
  • Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Grevior
  • Suzanne Gunzburger
  • Roger Hinkley
  • Holland & Knight
  • Mr. Richard Hull and Ms. Pauline FitzPatrick
  • Arthur and Christine Lambertus
  • David J. Lavelle and Bruce P. McBean
  • Dr. and Mrs. Edward D. Michaelson 
  • The Peter S. Mozino Foundation – Ted J. Mozino, Joan Readding, Barbara Mozino Seegul
  • Melinda and Dana Nakaya
  • Merle and Michael Orlove
  • Timothy and Suzanne Peterson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard Quatrano
  • Lisa and Richard Roselli
  • Carrie and David Schulman
  • Alan M. Schwartz, M.D.
  • Sun Sentinel
  • Mr. and Mrs. Barton D. Weisman
  • Seth and Lori Wise
  • Linda and Scott Zakheim

Founders’ Club Members

After making cumulative gifts of $100,000 or more, “Buddy’s Club” members carry on the legacy of Broward Center founders through annual contributions of at least $5,000.

Founders’ Club Platinum

  • John E. Abdo Family
  • Joel and Beverly Altman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Amaturo
  • AutoNation, Inc.
  • Bank of America
  • Bonnie Barnett and Dr. Robert L. Kagan
  • BBX Capital
  • Abbe and Steven Becker
  • Robert and Christina Brinkman
  • Colin W. Brown
  • Ann M. Burris
  • Clifford Jason Cideko and Fredrick Warten
  • Christine and M. Austin Forman
  • Jesse and Susan Gaddis
  • Linda Gill
  • The Neil Goldberg Dream Foundation
  • Dr. Stanley and Pearl Goodman
  • Leo Goodwin Foundation, Inc.
  • Kenneth M. Goss
  • Susan and Wil Greaton
  • Greenspoon Marder
  • Linda Haller
  • S. Halmos Family Foundation
  • Mary Jane Harlow Charitable Trust – Mary Short, President
  • Robert Harrigan and Cindy Lane
  • Alan and Kristen Hooper
  • Hudson Family Foundation
  • The Huizenga Family
  • The Ingham Family
  • JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
  • Robert Wood Johnson 1962 Charitable Trust
  • Barbara and Milton Jones
  • Carol Harrison Kalagher
  • Kapila Family Foundation
  • Eleanor and Herbert Katz Family
  • The Krause Family Foundation
  • Elaine and Jon Krupnick
  • The LaBate Family
  • Michael and Barbara Landry
  • Liz and Kurt Langsenkamp
  • Mr. Peter Lavezzoli
  • Josephine S. Leiser Foundation
  • Dr. and Mrs. Nile R. Lestrange
  • Dara and Jarett Levan
  • Mr. and Mrs. Alan Levy
  • Brooke and Robert Lochrie
  • The Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation, Inc.
  • Emmett McTigue
  • Ken and Sharon Meares
  • Rose Miniaci and Family
  • Marie Morris
  • Northern Trust N.A.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Palmer
  • Peck Foundation
  • Publix Super Markets Charities
  • Bruce and Jacquelyn Rogow
  • Salah Foundation
  • Bernard and Suzanne Scharf
  • Jill and Stu Siegel
  • The Sidney, Milton & Leoma Simon Foundation – Joseph C. Warner, Trustee
  • Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
  • The Stiles Family
  • SunTrust
  • S. Donald Sussman
  • Joshua and Nicole Taggart
  • Kenny and Sandy Tate and Family
  • Jerry Taylor and Nancy Bryant
  • Lorraine Thomas
  • Linda and Douglas Von Allmen
  • Richard and Christine Welch
  • Lillian S. Wells Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gary Wendt
  • Kurt and Patricia Zimmerman

Founders’ Club Gold

  • Anonymous
  • Ron and Kathy Assaf
  • Mr. Gordon Harcourt-Heaver
  • Susan Lochrie
  • The Marquis George MacDonald Foundation
  • Sally Robbins
  • Betty Roschman
  • Bernard and Suzanne Scharf
  • The Toppel Family Foundation