Please Email Events@theatreforward.org to inquire about Virtual events Hosted by Theatre forward and its member theatres.

Spotlight Series

While we are at home, join us for the new, all-virtual Spotlight Series featuring our award-winning member theatres and artists. Up Next: American Repertory Theater.

  • Spotlight On: American Repertory Theater
    Wednesday, November 18th | 6PM ET, 3PM PT | Zoom
    Don’t miss an inside look of the American Repertory Theater with Terrie & Bradley Bloom Artistic Director, Diane Paulus. Click here to request a spot.

Watch our recent virtual events here.

In-person, Theatre Forward’s Spotlight Series offers deeply discounted tickets to the hottest shows in New York. These events are geared towards corporate employees of our supporting companies and our Save My Seat users. Past in-person events include WaitressThe Lion King, Aladdin and The Book of Mormon.


Larissa Fasthorse. Photo credit: Conor Horgan

 

Virtual Play Discussions

Join a series of conversations surrounding plays with a connection to one of Theatre Forward’s member theatres. Up first: The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa FastHorse.

  • Virtual Play Discussion: The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa FastHorse
    Monday, November 9th | 6PM ET, 3PM PT | Zoom
    Join us for a conversation with award-winning playwright, Larissa FastHorse, as we dive into one of her most popular works, The Thanksgiving Play. Click here to request a spot. 

Bruce E. Whitacre, Buford Alexander, Pamela Farr, Bryan Cranston, Robert A. Rosenbaum, and Bruce Ewing. Photo by Russ Rowland Photography

 

Annual Chairman’s Awards Gala

The Theatre Forward 2020 Gala was cancelled due to the global pandemic

The Chairman’s Awards Gala brings together business leaders, resident theatre board members, theatre patrons, and industry professionals to celebrate the achievements of world-class theatres and artists. All net proceeds from the event go directly to our founding theatres, the leading 10 regional theatres in key markets across America.

2020 Honorees:
  • Theatre Artist Award: Kelli O’Hara
  • Theatre Forward Leadership Award: Bruce E. Whitacre
Past Gala Honorees

2018 Chairman’s Awards Gala Photos


Photo by Russ Rowland Photography

Broadway Roundtable

The 2021 Broadway Roundtable was cancelled due to the global pandemic

Theatre Forward supporters enjoy an exclusive discussion and luncheon with the leading artists in the industry.  Past panelists include Patrick Stewart, James Lapine, Michael Riedel, Daryl Roth, Robert Lopez, Tyne Daly, Betty Buckley, Keegan-Michael Key, Lea Salonga, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Bernard Telsey.

2018 broadway roundtable

Creative Conversations

Thought leader conversations between artists and business leaders bringing together board members, supporters, and theatre leaders in conversation. Past panelists include Regina Taylor, Phylicia Rashad, Joe Iconis, John Douglas Thompson, Jim Turley, Sandra Ruppert and Kenny Leon.


Patron Events

Patrons of Theatre Forward and Board Members enjoy prime orchestra seating, food and artistic engagement with the creators and performers of Broadway’s biggest hits.  Past shows include Kiss Me, Kate!, Tootsie, Network, and American Son.


Happy Hours

Theatre Forward’s happy hours unite patrons, board members, and industry professionals for pre-show drinks and discussions led by the creative teams and performers of that month’s featured Broadway production.