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NYC's only theatre magazine written by and for high school students, TDF's "Play by Play" (PxP), is distributed free in virtually all NYC high schools, and all NYC public libraries and online at

Not sure what to see? Trying to remember the name of that musical you heard about? Wondering if a show is right for your 14-year-old son? Looking for student rush tickets? Trying to figure out how to buy tickets? Not sure the theatre can accommodate your wheelchair? Wondering what "Off Broadway" means, anyway? TDF can answer your questions here.
TDF Accessibility Programs (TAP)
Making theatregoing easier for everyone
TDF obtains special seating for theatregoers who are hard of hearing or deaf, who cannot climb stairs or who require aisle seating or wheelchair locations. People who have low vision or blind can obtain seats closer to the stage as well as appropriate seating, if needed, to accommodate a guide dog.
TDF Membership
Discount theatre tickets for those who qualify
TDF membership is your ticket to the performing arts at affordable prices. Our members enjoy access to hundreds of Broadway, Off Broadway, music and dance productions each year for $9 to $45 a ticket. We invite you to see if you qualify to join the more than 80,000 theatre lovers who get the best deals through TDF.
Explore the smaller stages beyond Broadway and Off Broadway
“Off-Off@$9” is designed to make it easier for TDF members to attend Off-Off Broadway shows.
Theatre 101
You want to see a show, but you've got questions. What should you wear? How early should you arrive? We have the answers.
For Families
An objective, comprehensive source
Whether you're looking for a show for young children, a play that will entertain the whole family or an event that teenagers can enjoy alone, there's help on our For Families page.
For Young People
The performing arts are for everyone
Going to theatre and dance can be as easy as going to a movie and sometimes even as cheap. TDF can help you find something you want to see at a price you can afford. Explore information about a particular play, learn what goes on backstage or find a summer internship!
For Educators
Partnering with teachers
From student playwriting workshops to affordable, high-quality costumes and inexpensive tickets, TDF helps make sure the performing arts play a part in the schools.
TDF Stages
TDF's theatre magazine with features, interviews and videos about NYC theatre