Join the National Society


The American theatre needs your support to continue building stronger communities across the country. We invite you to make a lasting impact on this art form by becoming a National Society member.
When you join the National Society, you will enjoy special benefits while supporting our theatre’s efforts in enriching their communities and making theatre accessible for everyone. Your membership will ensure that great art and entertainment will thrive always, especially in these times of uncertainty.
Though some of our usual activity has been paused due to world events, this Spring we gathered online through our invitation-only Happy Hours, recently featuring Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Laura Linney and Richard Thomas.
Be part of the conversation with the National Society by clicking the “Join Us” button below and make a fully tax-deductible donation.
Have questions or need more information? Please contact 212-750-6895 or email Carl Sylvestre at csylvestre@theatreforward.org.
Benefits are renewable annually on the anniversary gift date and all contributions are fully tax-deductible. Your company’s matching gift can be used to increase your contribution. We also accept Donor Advised Fund gifts.

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National Society Levels & Benefits


ANGEL $1,500 – $2,499*

  • New York & National House Seat Access – Two Requests
    Concierge service and access to purchase house seat tickets – the best seats in the house – at Broadway and off-Broadway shows (two orders (maximum of 4 tickets each) at face value plus a minimal $25 service charge per ticket.) You will have Patrons status at our member theatres.
  • Insider Evenings
    Exclusive, curated patron evenings with dinner and a show featuring a special industry guest.
  • Save My Seat Access
    Offering you easy access to a wide range of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and shows nationwide at significant savings of 25% to 50%.
  • Spotlight Series Event Invitations
    Invitations to one-night-only events to the hottest shows in town at discounted prices.
  • Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition Invitation
    The annual showcase for young talent to use the master playwright’s words to win a national title on Broadway.
  • Creative Conversations Invitations
    Invitations to behind-the-scenes conversations and the opportunity to spend time with theatre practitioners.

PRODUCER: $2,500 – $4,999*

All of the Angel Level Benefits Plus:
  • New York & National House Seat Access – Four Requests
    Concierge service and access to purchase house seat tickets – the best seats in the house – at Broadway and off-Broadway shows (four orders (maximum of 4 tickets each) at face value plus a minimal $25 service charge per ticket.) You will have Patrons status at our member theatres.
  • Guaranteed 2 Seats at the Theatre Forward’s Broadway Roundtable
    Annual invitation-only luncheon featuring leading industry participants. Includes a panel discussion after which each panelist joins their table for lunch. The 2019 panelists included Victoria Clark, Larissa FastHorse, Julie Halston, Jill Simonson Luciano, Jennifer Ashley Tepper, Richard Thomas, and Brandon Uranowitz.
  • Invitations to Special Events centered on productions that have originated at one of our theatres.

IMPRESARIO: $5,000*

All of the Angel and Producer Benefits Plus: 
  • New York & National House Seat Access – Unlimited Requests
    Concierge service providing you access to purchase unlimited house seat tickets -the best seats in the house- at Broadway and off-Broadway  shows. (Unlimited orders at face value plus a minimal $25 service charge per ticket.) You will have Patrons status at our member theatres.
  • Invitations to Regional Theatre Travel Experiences

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Featured Photo: National Society Happy Hour featuring a conversation between Douglas C. Baker (Center Theatre Group, Producing Director) and playwright, David Henry Hwang (Soft Power). Photo Credit: Russ Rowland