Working in the Theatre

A play is made up of, you name it, ten-thousand, twenty-thousand moments. That’s all theatre is, moments…
Jim Dale

An Acclaimed Fixture on New York Television and in the Theatre Community

We are committed to preserving the past, celebrating the present and fostering the future of American theatre nationwide to make theatre timelessly available.

About Working in the Theatre

Working in the Theatre shares the stories of the people that make theatre great and provides our audience with the most comprehensive and in-depth conversations, interviews, and resources about American theatre anywhere online. Our growing library of films include more than 900 guests and have been broadcast to over seven million households and viewed on the web over 50,000 times per month.

The American Theatre Wing’s Working in the Theatre receives leadership support from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Dorothy Strelsin Foundation  and is also supported, in part, by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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Support Working in the Theatre

There are many opportunities for sponsorship of the Working in the Theatre television program.  If you are interested in learning about corporate sponsorship opportunities, contact Nicole Gardner at 212-765-0606. If you are an individual interested in supporting this program, here are some things your donation can do:

  • $10,000 sponsors an episode of “Working in the Theatre”
  • $5,000 funds post-production for an episode
  • $2,500 pays for the film crew to shoot an episode on-site
  • $1,000 funds enhanced cinematography by allowing use of state-of-the-art cameras, filtered lenses, and other special equipment
  • A donation in any amount helps us illuminate the creative process and engage theatre audiences across the nation and beyond

To support this program, simply click on the button below and select “Working in the Theatre” after you enter your name and address, or call us at 212-765-0606.