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About the American Associates of the National Theatre

American Associates membership poster with a photo of Bryan Cranston in the production of Network

About the American Associates of the National Theatre

The American Associates of the National Theatre (AANT) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, based in New York, that promotes and supports the work of the National Theatre in both the UK and the United States.

Since 2005, the AANT has granted more than $25 million to the National Theatre, providing essential funding which supports the NT’s mission. The office includes six full-time staff members who are supported by a Board of Trustees and Honorary Council, as well as the National Theatre team in London.

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The essential funds raised by the AANT enable the National Theatre to continue developing its world-class program with affordable ticket prices, and to extend this work to audiences, artists and young people around the globe.

As a thank you to its supporters, the AANT holds events throughout the year in the US, including a program of National Theatre Live private screenings, events with visiting NT artists and special evenings around US production transfers.

Contributions to the AANT are tax deductible for US taxpayers to the full extent allowed by law. The AANT’s Federal Tax Identification number is 13-414-0412. 

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