Become a Member!

Support your independent nonprofit community cinema!

The Crandell brings you and your family a unique weekly blend of commercial, independent, and classic movies curated for your enjoyment on the Big Screen—the way movies are meant to be seen.

Every dollar makes a difference. Ticket sales only cover about 35% of our operating costs. Your annual membership helps sustain the Crandell’s signature programming and theater operations 365 days a year.

To join or renew by credit card online, or to download membership forms to fill out and mail, scroll to the bottom and submit your information.

Crandell Members Support

  •     State-of-the-art digital projection with immersive cinema sound
  •     The popular nationally acclaimed FilmColumbia festival every October
  •     Crandell Kid Flicks and other affordably priced family films
  •     Special screenings and live events featuring notable actors and filmmakers
  •     Collaborative community programs that address timely issues
  •     A theater operating budget adversely impacted by shifting viewer habits and film industry economics

Membership Benefits

All membership levels receive the following benefits for one year from date of purchase:

  • $3 off adult box office ticket for all regularly scheduled films
  • Free small popcorn with every regularly scheduled film (1 per member)
  • Tickets to annual Free-to-Member events
  • Advance purchase for select special events including FilmColumbia
  • Crandell Theatre merchandise discount of 20%
  • Weekly e-mail updates on what’s happening at the Crandell and advance notice of future events

Membership Levels

Individual, $75 (fully tax deductible)

  • Benefits as listed above

Dual, $125 (fully tax deductible)

  • Benefits of Individual membership, plus
  • Total of $6 off 2 tickets per movie for $125 and higher level memberships
  • Two free small popcorns with every regularly scheduled movie

Silver, $250 ($220 tax deductible)

  • Benefits of Dual membership, plus
  • Listing on the annual donor roster in the Crandell Theatre Lobby

Gold, $500 ($410 tax deductible)

  • Benefits of Silver memberships, plus
  • Free admission for two to all regularly scheduled films

Platinum, $1,000 ($910 tax deductible)

  • Benefits of Gold membership, plus
  • Celebratory dinner with FilmColumbia Artistic Directors

To renew by mail, make a check payable to Crandell Theatre, complete the Membership form and mail to:

Crandell Theatre
PO Box 305
Chatham, NY 12037

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