Theater Development Fund (TDF)

Veterans Theatregoing Program

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Arts |

520 Eighth Avenue, Suite 801

New York, New York 10018

https://tdf.org/nyc/181/TDF-Veterans-Theatregoing-Program
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Mission

Tickets to Broadway shows for the milvet community, offered through partners

Description

TDF offers a variety of discounted tickets for performances and events on and off-Broadway in New York City. Through grants and partnerships, they offer a limited number of free tickets to Military, Veterans, and Families in the area. Through this, TDF intends to further their mission of making arts accessible to everyone.

Reviews (37)

11/28/2022
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Army

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Veteran

Loved the play and the getting to talk to the cast after the play. It was amazing!

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11/20/2022
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Veteran

The Rockettes are a family tradition and I am so happy I am able to take my daughter to the production!!

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11/10/2022
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It was an outstanding emotional play. I have never seen any of the actors in person . I got goose bumps from the sound effects. I would recommend the play to friends.

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11/10/2022

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A great opportunity for vet community interaction and culture sharing.

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11/10/2022
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The program can improve by increased public awareness of the wonderful service that you are providing to vetrans.

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11/9/2022

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Being with other veterans always makes me more comfortable interacting with the normal society. The after discussion helps me realize that people care and respect us veterans more than I know. Just knowing there are fellow veterans, brothers and sisters in the audience helps me with the anxiety of being in such a big crowd. The only improvement is that I hope it will last.

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11/9/2022

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Being with other veterans always makes me more comfortable interacting with the normal society. The after discussion helps me realize that people care and respect us veterans more than I know. Just knowing there are fellow veterans, brothers and sisters in the audience helps me with the anxiety of being in such a big crowd. The only improvement is that I hope it will last.

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11/9/2022

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So grateful, thank you! Always so happy to be able to see a show with a great group of people

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11/9/2022
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Excellent always would love to come back to all shows

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11/6/2022
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Loved it!! Cast was very nice to meet! And answered our questins

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11/6/2022

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It was and interesting play that I enjoyed but the cast felt like they diddnt want to do it.It was a very good play .

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11/6/2022
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This was an amazing experience! I really enjoyed getting to meet the cast after.

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11/6/2022
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My mother recently passed away from cancer and as a female veteran the Bettlejuice play really helped me put my emotions and thoughts into a better perspective. As a female veteran theater is a perfect place even on a Sunday afternoon to let go and enjoy the moment, feel like part of a community and let go of negative emotions & grow. My veteran boyfriend is majoring in theater as well, so we found this super meaningful.

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11/6/2022
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The seats and staff were great. The meet and greet with the cast was also a nice touch. Thank you

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11/6/2022
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Love the production cant to get more involved with everything

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11/6/2022

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The show was great and engaging. It was an honor to engage with the cast and the stage crew.

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11/6/2022

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This was a wonderful opportunity.. Awsome show ,great atmosphere and easy accessibility. I also was glad to share with my girlfriend. This was only my only second Broadway show. I will definitely sign up with TDF and keep on coming to Broadway. I am a singer and felt inspired by the show.

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11/6/2022
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Awesome play!! I wanna bring the rest of the family soon to watch it again!! Love it

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11/6/2022

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It was amazingggggg! Loved Beetle Juice and everything. No improvement noted.

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11/6/2022
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I loved everything about this show and experience.

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11/6/2022

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This is my first experience going into a Broadway show . Thank you guys for the opportunity

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11/6/2022
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I love the openness of the actors as well as the opportunity to speak with the actors

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11/6/2022

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What a wonderful organization. Thank you for this opportunity!

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11/6/2022
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Everything seemed well. I do appreciate everything that has fallen through with me and the show. I look forward to more.

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11/6/2022
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New Recruit

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Army

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Veteran

I love that other vets were there experiencing the same thing. It made it easy to not feel out of place and easier to grasp because I knew there were others that this was there first Broadway show.

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11/5/2022

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It is my second time attending an ATF event, and it always feels so special. The talkback opportunity adds to a meaningful experience. Enjoying a great show, with WONDERFUL seats with my family! And other Veteran’s!! I couldn’t ask for anything more.

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10/31/2022
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New Recruit

this was far beyond expectations. the talk back was very special, and appreciated

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10/19/2022
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The TDF program is amazing. It gives veterans a chance to go to shows that financially they might not be able to normally attend. It helps us to develop camaraderie among other veterans. Please keep these events going.

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10/12/2022

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TDF Veterans allows me to have a date night with my hubby without breaking the budget. Meaningful time seeing friends and having fun. Really good to meet other veterans and family of vets in the city as well. Vicki Bello goes above and beyond to make the entire experience comfortable. Thanks TDF!

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10/8/2022
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The show was amazing! It was great to be amongst other veterans at the show. The talk back at the end of the show with the stage manager and cast members was so insightful and made us feel like VIPs. Thank you so much TDF!!!!

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10/7/2022

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Thank you Vicki for offering this fantastic program. It was an amazing experience meeting other veterans and viewing the most iconic broadway performances in NYC. Please let us know how we can help in order for this program to continue

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10/7/2022
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What did you love? The program opened a whole new experience for me. It is embarrassing and uncomfortable to seek out productions because I know nothing about that world. How could the program improve? Maybe the veterans can all meet before the show to drink and talk first? Going in blind is awkward and is always easier when you have your team with you. What should another MilVet expect when reaching out? Expect to be thrust in a situation that is out of your normal comfort zone. Expect to be exposed to ideas and people that do not necessarily match you. or anything else you would like to share. Be open to new experiences . You don't always have to do the same things over and over, watch the same TV again and again

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10/6/2022

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Very entertaining high energy show. The green queen was fun to watch. Great performance.

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10/4/2022

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It thought past history. Milvet should expect a great afternoon/evening with people and seeing a great play. Everyone one who could afford it, should see this play.

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10/4/2022

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It thought past history. Milvet should expect a great afternoon/evening with people and seeing a great play. Everyone one who could afford it, should see this play.

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10/4/2022
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I enjoyed the diversity of cast. The play touched on history with humor and emotion.

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10/2/2022

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I love theater and the voices and music were great! Would've liked more Q&A with the directors and/or to have the cast be involved in the post show talk.

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