Please Email to inquire about upcoming events Hosted by Theatre forward and its member theatres.

Spotlight Series

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. Purchase your tickets here.

During the pandemic Theatre Forward hosted an all-virtual Spotlight Series featuring our award-winning member theatres and artists. Watch the virtual series here.

Annual Gala

Theatre Forward’s annual 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 GALA
2019 GALA
2018 Gala
2017 Gala
2016 Gala

Theatre Forward’s 2022 Gala was held on April 4, 2022 at the Edison Ballroom. Email for more information. Find out more. 

Broadway Roundtable

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.


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.