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

Mission Statement: Theatre Development Fund, a not-for-profit organization, was created with the conviction that the live theatrical arts afford a unique expression of the human condition that must be sustained and nurtured. TDF’s twofold mission is to identify and provide support, including financial assistance, to theatrical works of artistic merit and to encourage and enable diverse audiences to attend live theatre and dance in all their venues.
TDF History
Created in 1968 to help strengthen Broadway and Off Broadway, in particular serious dramatic plays, TDF has subsidized more than 900 plays and musicals, including 32 productions that later became Pulitzer Prize winners, and has developed a wide-ranging variety of programs to serve audiences and theatres.
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TDF is tremendously grateful to its board members for their contributions of time and resources to the organization.
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