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Shows subject to change.
Curtain times: 2:00pm & 7:30pm.

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Donations and Planned Giving

Online Donations

We will always be grateful for any donation of money or time that you can give us. If you prefer to give a monetary donation, please click here:

Donate Now Via Amazon Purchases! Here's How!

The Amazon Smile program enables you to contribute 0.5% of the price of eligble purchases to Princeton Theater Group, our parent organization..

Click here for Amazon SmileHere's how it works:

  1. Visit
  2. Sign into your Amazon account.
  3. Enter "Princeton Theater Group" (that's "er" in Theater) into the Charity search box.
  4. Click Select

Please note, in the future you'll need to log onto instead of That's it. thanks for your support of Festival 56!

Planned Giving

Ongoing community support is vital to the success of Festival 56. Please help us plan for the future by considering a gift to the Princeton Theatre Group, the parent non-profit organization of Festival 56.

We can work with you at any level, whether it be planned or deferred giving, multi-year pledges, memorials or donations for a specific need (e.g., sound equipment, lighting, set design). Your gift can either be publicly recognized or anonymous, according to your wishes. In whatever way you choose to make a gift, you can be sure that it will help sustain the festival's quality programming for this and future generations of theatre lovers.

Donations to the Princeton Theatre Group, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

For more information, please contact the Festival 56 box office at (815) 879-5656 Ext. 11 or send an email to

Festival 56's Wish List

If you prefer to donate something specific, please see our Wish List below:

  • Truck and trailer (We can dream!)
  • Table Saw
  • Hand Saw
  • Respirators (for Dye room)
  • Sewing Machines (2)
  • Male Dress Form, size 38-42 chest
  • Female Dress Form, size 10-12 dress
  • 3/4 in. Screws, 25lb buckets
  • Gaff Tape
  • Office Copier/Printer
  • Flashlights
  • A Light Grid (Again, we are dreaming!)
  • Unison Dimming System by ETC (48 Channel system)
  • Source 4 Lights (5)
  • LED Pars Lights (5)
  • Aluminium C Clamps
  • Safety Cable
  • Tie Line

    • Thank you for your support!

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