Horatio Society

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“I’ve been going to APT since 1980, and in the beginning I wasn’t sure how long it was going to be around. At some point in the last few years, I realized that APT was going to outlive me. And it’s important that I leave something – some way to remember how I belonged to APT, and how APT belonged to me." – APT Patron


The Horatio Society is made up of a special group of donors who include APT in their estate planning through planned giving and bequests. We invite you to join us in sharing the wonders of theater with future generations. Anyone who includes APT in their estate plans, no matter the amount, is eligible to become a Horatio Society member. 

Benefits of membership include: 

Recognition on a special page of the APT season playbill (or you may remain anonymous if you wish). 
Invitations to special events.
The knowledge that you've made a difference to APT's long-term stability.
Some contributions may provide substantial tax advantages for you or your heirs.


You may become a member of the Horatio Society in a number of ways:

Include APT in your will.
Designate APT as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy, 401k, or IRA.
Other options, such as Charitable Remainder Trusts, Charitable Lead Trusts or Gift Annuities.

Click here for more details on the methods of giving listed above.

How Your Gift Will Be Used

All bequests are directed to the American Players Theatre Foundation. Read more about it here

Contact Us

The development staff can answer your questions or discuss how you'd like your gift to help APT. While not legal advice, they can guide you through the process.

Call: 608-588-9209
Email: dev@americanplayers.org

Important note: Please speak with your financial advisor or attorney in making your decision to give. This information does not constitute legal or financial advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for professional advice.