For 36 years, New York Stage and Film has been at the forefront of storytelling; a catalyst for original stories that start with us and impact audiences across the country and around the world. This year is no exception. Our dedication to process, community and original artistic voices is even more necessary now and is guiding us to an exciting future. Our supporters sustain the work for these artists and are crucial participants in the creation of these new works.

As a supporter of New York Stage and Film, you will: 

  • Encourage artists at all stages of their careers to take creative risks, experiment, and tell vibrant, diverse stories

  • Directly support artists with fair pay for all of their work and professional opportunities 

  • Join a vital community and have a direct relationship with the artists at the heart of it

  • Ensure that the public can continue to play its crucial part in the development process of new work by keeping ticket prices low

  • Help launch landmark work like Hamilton, The Humans, Doubt, American Idiot, and hundreds of other projects that trace their developmental roots to New York Stage and Film

To give a gift over the phone or to transfer stock, please email Abbey Vensel, Development Manager, at

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Supporting at a level of $1,000 or above, Producers’ Circle Members are the VIPs of New York Stage and Film. When you become a member you join a community of people dedicated to the development and production of new work for theater and film, gain insider access to our upcoming season and get an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the New York Stage and Film’s artistic process.


Our Members are among the first to experience stories like this on the brink of becoming sensations. Before works like Hamilton, The Humans, Junk and Hadestown enjoyed success, they incubated at New York Stage and Film where our audiences provided vital feedback as the writers continued to develop their stories.

Producers' Circle members receive:

  • Exclusive invitation to exclusive virtual events, private readings, film screenings and talkbacks with artists 

  • Priority booking and dedicated ticketing assistance for all NYSAF Seasons

  • Invitations to VIP parties and events 

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Images clockwise from top left:

Taylor Mac; Jeffrey Omura in The Great LeapAmerican Idiot rehearsal; Carmen Cusack in Bright Star; Ngozi Anyanwu; 

The cast of The Wolves; Daveed Diggs & Lin Manuel-Miranda rehearse Hamilton; Raul Esparza; Ayad Akhtar presents Junk

Photo credit: Buck Lewis