Giving Tuesday 2019

Giving Tuesday: Give Back and Give the Best of Broadway

Still searching for holiday gifts that are standing-ovation worthy? This week, you can give the gift of Broadway and give back at the same time!

Broadway Direct is continuing our annual tradition of celebrating Giving Tuesday by donating $5 for every qualifying ticket* purchased from November 26 to December 3 to three nonprofit organizations that represent Broadway Direct’s values of accessibility, education, and inclusion: TDF, the Roger Rees Awards, and Family Equality Council.

See participating shows and learn more about these incredible organizations below.

Tickets must be purchased on Broadway Direct by December 3, so now is the time to snag tickets to the show you’ve been eyeing. And remember, when you buy from Broadway Direct, you’re buying direct from the theatre, so you’re getting the best seats at the best prices and authentic tickets, guaranteed.

We hope you will join us in kicking off the season on a festive and generous note!

Giving Tuesday: Participating Shows


TDF is a nonprofit service organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone. Founded in 1968, TDF’s mission is to sustain live theater and dance by engaging and cultivating a broad and diverse audience and eliminating barriers to attendance. TDF fulfills its mission with a variety of programs that expand access, cultivate communities, and support the makers of the performing arts. Best known for its theatergoing programs (including the TKTS by TDF Discount Booths and TDF Membership Programs), TDF’s accessibility, school, community engagement, and information programs — as well as the TDF Costume Collection Rental and Research Programs — have introduced millions of people to the theater and have helped make the unique experience of theater available to everyone.

The Roger Rees Awards

The Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance is presented by Disney Theatrical Group (The Broadway League member) and the Broadway Education Alliance (fiscal sponsor) in association with Camp Broadway LLC (program administrator and showcase producer).  The Roger Rees Awards (RRA) is the New York metro area student award program that recognizes distinction in student performance and outstanding achievement in high school musical theatre. It serves as the Greater New York Regional Award Program of The Broadway League Foundation’s Jimmy Awards, aka The National High School Musical Theatre Awards.

Family Equality Council

The Family Equality Council’s mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change. FEC envisions a future where all LGBTQ families, regardless of creation or composition, live in communities that recognize, respect, protect, and value them. They envision a world in which every LGBTQ person has the right and the opportunity to form and sustain a loving family, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, national origin, location, socioeconomic status, disability, or the intersection of those characteristics. Finally, they envision systems of service and support that are free of discrimination and that maximize opportunities for LGBTQ youth needing permanency and LGBTQ adults seeking family formation through adoption, foster care, assisted reproductive technology, or other means.

About #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this year’s #GivingTuesday will take place on December 3 and will kick off the giving season by inspiring people to collaborate and give back.

Founded in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y, a community and cultural center in New York City, #GivingTuesday inspired millions of people to give back and support the causes they believe in. More than $300 million was raised online to benefit a tremendously broad range of organizations, and much more was given in volunteer hours, donations of food and clothing, and acts of kindness.

*Applicable to eligible purchases on Broadway Direct to the following shows: Hamilton, Harry Connick Jr. – A Celebration of Cole Porter, The Illusionists: Magic of the Holidays, The Lehman Trilogy, The Lion King, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, Tootsie, Waitress, and Wicked.