No trip to New York is complete without attending a show on Broadway – find out all about Broadway Rush & how you can score cheap tickets to most shows for $30.00!

Broadway Rush Tickets

Try to attend at least 1 Broadway show in New York City.

Most Broadway productions offer a limited number of rush tickets at reduced prices everyday ($30.00 to $40.00) – visit Playbilll for full details.

(For rush tickets policies for off-Broadway productions, click here).

Phantom of the Opera Broadway

The Phantom of the Opera is always popular on Broadway

Each show has their own policies but generally offer one or more of the following options:

  • Box Office sales: A limited number of general rush tickets will be available when the box office opens for that day’s performance.
Chicago Box Office on Broadway

Chicago Box Office – get there when it opens to score rush tickets

  • Online Lottery: A limited number of tickets for each performance will be sold via a digital lottery online on the day of the desired performance.
  • Last Row Mezzanine: Reduced-priced tickets in the last two rows of the Rear Mezzanine on the sides.
  • Standing room tickets: May be sold as part of a cancellation line or after an in-person lottery, in which patrons line up outside the theater when the box office opens.
Standing room at Book of Mormon

Standing room tickets still give you great views of the stage!

  • Student Rush: A limited number of student tickets available at the box office on the day of the performance
  • In-Person Lottery: A limited number of tickets for each performance will be sold through the lottery held at the box office
Book of Mormon lottery card

Just fill out a lottery card at the box office – you’ve got to be in it to win it!

Book of Mormon lottery

The lottery winners at Book of Mormon are announced!

  • New York City Travel Guide

For first-timers in New York City,  find out how to visit all the major attractions & museums in the Big Apple in 1 week for less than $50.00 – check out our post 7 Days in New York: Top Budget Itinerary!

Many museums in New York offer Free or Pay What You Wish admission days – see the complete list here with all the information you need to know: Every Free Museum in New York!

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