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TDF has provided open captioning services for 400 productions, including the first open captioned performances in London at the Royal Shakespeare Company and on the West End.


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Contact Joy Cooper, Director of Development, or call (212) 912-9770 ext. 340.

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We would also like to express our deepest appreciation to the following donors for their support of the Duffy Square TKTS Discount Booth renovation campaign.

$75,000 and over
David & Andrea Holbrook

John & Nan Breglio • Henry Nias Foundation

Akerman Senterfitt • Stephen Benedict • Barbara R. Biben & Alfred R. Stern • Peggy Howard Chane and Family • Con Edison • Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP • Barbara H. Freitag • Robert Fried & Karen Kowgios and Family • Judith and Robert T. Goldman • Don Harrell • Sandra D. Kresch and Samuel H. Hagler • Jonathan Larson • Pia Lindstrom • The Matthaei Foundation • Pitney Bowes, Inc. • William J. Riordan • Patricia & Douglas Sacks • Alan Z. Senter • Eileen Silvers & Richard Bronstein • Earl D. & Gina Ingoglia Weiner • Stephen & Cathy Weinroth

William J. Baumol • Wendy Davies • Edes P. Gilbert • Gene Gill • Barbara Lubin Goldsmith • Infinia Group • Gail & Alan Levenstein • H. Gwen Marcus • Signature Bank

Victoria Bailey • Sharon Dunn • Bettye Fletcher • Deborah Hartnett • Howard Kissel • Don McDonagh • Dina Merrill & Ted Hartley • D. Kenneth Patton • Penny Peters • Charles L. Reinhart • Ruth Sarfaty

Theatre Development Fund's programs are made possible through the generosity of our corporate, foundation, government and individual contributors. We are proud to acknowledge their commitment to our organization.

$100,000 and above
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Stavros Niarchos Foundation*
City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs*
New York State Council on the Arts*

$50,000 - $99,999
Mayor's Fund to Advance New York and the Fund for the City of New York
National Endowment for the Arts
The Pinkerton Foundation
The Shubert Foundation

$25,000 - $49,999
Bank of America Charitable Gift Fund - General Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
Helene Berger Foundation
The FAR Fund
The Flom Family Foundation
Laurence W. Levine Foundation, Inc.
MetLife Foundation
Bellanca S. Rutter
The Tobin Theatre Arts Fund
The Joseph LeRoy & Ann C. Warner Fund


$10,000 - $24,999
Clover Bergmann
Con Edison
Walt Disney Company
Harry S. Black & Allon Fuller Fund
Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism
Robert Fried & Karen Kowgios
Mariet Hamrah
The Heckscher Foundation for Children
Home Box Office
The Rona Jaffe Foundation
Sheila & Bill Lambert
H. Gwen Marcus & Nancy Alpert
New York Community Trust
New York City Council Member Lewis Fidler
Marc Platt
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
Hazel Roy Trust
The Schafer Family Foundation in honor of Charles T. Locke III & Ronald J. Weiss
Thomas Schumacher
The Adolph & Ruth Schnurmacher Foundation
Sony Corporation of America
Time Warner
Earl D. & Gina Ingoglia Weiner


$5,000 - $9,999
7th District Foundation
Theodre H. Barth Foundation, Inc.
Bay and Paul Foundations
Bespoke Theatricals
Virginia Brody
The Bulova Stetson Fund
Continental Grain Foundation
Anna Crouse
Terry Fitzpatrick
Judith & Robert T. Goldman
Chris & Don W. Harrell
Harkness Foundation for Dance
Indigo Theatre Project
Sandra Kresch & Sam Hagler
Joseph R. Mantello
McGraw Hill Financial
Irene Mecchi
Henry Nias Foundation
Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund
Sherwood 48 Associates
Eileen S. Silvers & Richard Bronstein
United Scenic Artists Local 829


$2,500 - $4,999
Build-A-Bear Workshop Foundation
The Cottonwood Foundation
Sharon & Noel Frankel
Herman Goldman Foundation
Andrea & David D. Holbrook
Edith Meiser Foundation
The Xerox Foundation
Anne & Brian Young


$1,000 - $2,499
Curtis Behrent
Al Berr
Dean Brown
Peter Brown
Amy Chin & James Lo
Glenn & Sonja J. Cooper
Dr. Bettye Fletcher
Joseph Giraldi
Joseph Gordon
Debra Hazelwood & Roger K. Long
Hearing Loss Association of America, Manhattan Chapter
Sarah L. Henry
The Jane Fund
Kitty Leech & Scott Galliher
Gail Levenstein
Robert S. Levinson
Michael Paleos
F. Richard Pappas
Charles L. Reinhart
Sarah Saltzberg
Ruth Sarfaty & Jeffrey Miller
Patricia Schuman
Martha & Robert Solimine
Nancy SooHoo-Miranda
Jody Falco & Jeffrey Steinman
Gayle & Jerry Stone
The Winter Family Fund
Edward N. Wolff


$500 - $999
Gail Asher • Hilton M. Bailey, Jr. • Barbara & L. Charles Bartz • In Memory of Annabelle Baruch •  Barrington L. Branch •  Philip Burford •  Nicholas Cantalupo •  Peggy Howard Chane •  Sarah E. Cogan & Douglas H. Evans • Gail Cooper-Hecht • Cygnet Studio, Inc. • Robert Donnalley • The Dramatists Guild Fund • Friars National Association Foundation • Mary Geissman • Gordon & Mary Gould • Merrill G. and Emita E. Hastings Foundation • Fredda Harris • Roy Harris • Daphne T. Hsu • Peter Irwin • Kaufman's Army and Navy • LaDuca Productions, Ltd. • Wallace G. Lane, Jr. • Donna Langman Costumes • Margo Lion, Ltd. • Lutz & Carr • L. Michael & Sharon Newman • D. Kenneth Patton • Hal Prince • Trenton L. Rhoton • Carmen Ross • Maita Schoen • Linda Shapiro • Gary Shelton • Elise Sosenko • Michael J. Stanton • Susan & Charles Tribbitt • Tricorne, LLC • Mary H. White • Bernice Williams • Eric Winterling, Inc.


$250 - $499
Oliver Baer • Victoria Bailey • Campbell Baird • Carl Baldasso • Teri Black & Brian Schwartz • Peggy Blackford • Stephen Cabral & Brendan Byrnes • Molly D. Campbell • Ginger Chin • Holly Cohen • Barbara S. Cokorinos • Paul Conway • Katherine Restaino Dick • Bernard & Katherine Dick • Jennifer E. Donnalley • Nina Dougar • Grace Ellis • Barbara W. File • Glenda Fishman • Mr. & Mrs. William H. Foulk, Jr. • Eudelia Gassaway-Price • Melissa Gibbs • Lisa Goldberg • Jess Goldstein • Clive Goodwin • Barbara Gottlieb • George Haase • William Harris & Jeananne Hauswald • Thomas Hessman • Susan Hilferty & David Stein • Caroline & Edward Hyman • Lawrence Kong • Nathaniel Kramer • Marilyn Kupcho • Richard Lee • Barbara & Nathan Lieberman • Frank R. Lopez • Sarah Magni • Lauren Manning • Eleanor & Kent Martin • Harvey Mittleman • Alice & Alan Model • Namerow Family Foundation • Marena Nellos • Nelle Nugent • Laura Odell • Edward Osborne • Penny Peters • Zelie D. & Carl A. Pforzheimer • Gregory A. Poplyk & Patrick Wiley • Rosemarie Ramirez • Alyse Reiffman • Nancy Rocker • Regina & Dennis Santella • Michael Santulli • Helene Shamash • Jamie Shenkman, Jacob Burns Foundation, Inc. • Vicki & Paul Simons • Stephen Sondheim • Rahul Tripathi • Roberta Wailes • Deborah Wallace


* indicates a multi-year grant