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TDF has given subsidy support over 1,000 plays including 31 that subsequently won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.


TKTS Discount Booths

Sell your tickets at the booth
To make tickets to your production available for sale at any TKTS booth, please call (212) 912-9770 ext. 201
Many producers utilize the TKTS Discount Booths as a direct marketing tool for surplus seats. In return for offering same-day discounts of between 20% and 50% off full-price tickets, they have access to a large and enthusiastic audience.

TDF operates three TKTS Discount Booths in New York City—one in midtown, one in lower Manhattan and the other in downtown Brooklyn:

1. The Times Square Booth
Located "under the red steps" in Father Duffy Square on Broadway and 47th Street.

Hours of Operation:

For evening performances:
Monday, Thursday*, Friday*:
3pm - 8pm;
Tuesday: 2pm - 8pm*

For matinee performances: Wednesday and Saturday: 10am - 2pm; Sunday: 11am - 3pm
* If there is a matinee performance for sale on these days, the booth will open at 10am. Check the electronic boards for show schedules.

Times Square TKTS' “Play Only” ticket window offers a much shorter wait time for tickets to nonmusical productions.

At Window #1 full-price tickets are sold to future performances for all shows and same-day full-price tickets to shows that aren't being discounted.

PLEASE NOTE: Matinee tickets are sold on the day before the performance at TKTS Downtown Brooklyn and TKTS South Street. NO tickets are sold for the matinee ON THE DAY OF the performance at these locations!

2. The South Street Seaport Booth is temporarily housed in a temporary pop-up container at the corner of Fulton and South Streets.
Open Monday - Saturday from 11am to 6pm and Sundays from 11am to 4pm.

3. The Downtown Brooklyn Booth
1 MetroTech Center at the corner of Jay Street and Myrtle Avenue Promenade.

For same-day evening and next day matinee  performances:

Tuesday - Saturday: 11am - 6pm

* Matinee tickets are sold on the day before the performance at TKTS Downtown Brooklyn.

This past fiscal year, TKTS Discount Booths distributed 1,872,001 tickets to hundreds of theatre, dance and music productions and returned a record $128,731,001.00 in revenue to these productions TDF currently provides producers and managers with Online Quarterly Sales Analysis Reports for their individual productions sold by TDF Programs.

What Shows Are Eligible
Broadway, City Center, theatrical productions at Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall, theatrical and dance productions at BAM

Full Off-Broadway Contracts, LORT Contracts:
Roundabout, Manhattan Theatre Club, Lincoln Center, Theatre for a New Audience

ANTC Theatres:
MCC, Classic Stage Company, The New Group, Primary Stages, Vineyard, Women’s Theatre Project

AGVA and AGMA Contracts:
Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall (minimum house size of 150)

What Shows Are Not Eligible:
Mini-contract shows, showcases, rock concerts, comedy and improv shows (except in Broadway houses)
Shows performed in a theatre with less than 100 seats.
Shows performed less than 8 performances per week.