Support The Cutting Ball Theater


Thank you for considering a tax-deductible donation to The Cutting Ball Theater.
Financial support by those who believe in Cutting Ball’s work is an essential part of creating great theater.

Waiting for Godot played for years to baffled audiences before it was recognized as the most important play of the 20th Century.

Jarry’s Ubu Roi caused a riot at its first performance.

Thespis stepped out of the Greek Chorus to become the first actor ever in the 6th century BCE.

Molière’s Tartuffe was deemed too radical for the stage and was censored by Louis XIV.

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Join Cutting Ball’s Avant-Garde Hall of Fame!

We offer the following donor categories:

$25,000 and Above The Deities of Sophocles
$10,000 – $25,000 Shakespeare’s Saints
$5,000 – $9,999 Close Personal Friends of Samuel Beckett
$1000 – $4999 Jean Genet’s Circle of Thieves
$500 – $999 Heiner Müller’s Drinking Buddies
$250 – $499 Gertrude Stein’s Dining Companions
$100 – $249 Eugène Ionesco’s Amis
$25 – $99 Vladimir Mayakovsky’s Comrades

Donor Benefits
$50+ Reserved seating at RISK IS THIS…
$100 – $249 Reserved seating when purchasing tickets to all Cutting Ball productions
$250+ Invitation to a private donor event
$500+ Associate Producer credit on a RISK IS THIS or Hidden Classics Reading Series event, includes invitation to a private rehearsal, reserved seating for friends at staged reading.
$1000+ Invitation to a private rehearsal for a full production
$2500+ Associate Producer credit on a full production including invitations to private rehearsals, a signed copy of the production script, and reserved seating and tickets for six to the Gala Opening Night performance.

Donors are recognized in our programs and are invited to Cutting Ball special events.

How Can I Help?

Cutting Ball Theater became a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in 2007.
Your donation is tax deductible!

You can use our secure server and online donation form to donate instantly by credit card.

Please contact if you would like to make an in-kind donation.

You can mail a check for “The Cutting Ball Theater” to:

The Cutting Ball Theater
141 Taylor Street,
San Francisco, CA 94102

Thank you!

Rob Melrose
Artistic Director