No trip to New York is complete without attending a show on Broadway – find out all about cheap tickets on Broadway Rush & how you can score seats to most shows for $30.00!
We here at DIY Travel HQ recommend everyone to 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).
You can also pre-purchase tickets to the following shows:
6 Ways to Score Cheap Tickets on Broadway
Each show has their own policies for cheap tickets on Broadway but they generally offer one or more of the following options:
#1. Box Office Sales
A limited number of general rush tickets will be available when the box office opens for that day’s performance.
#2. 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.
#3. Last Row Mezzanine
Reduced-priced tickets in the last two rows of the Rear Mezzanine on the sides.
#4. 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.
#5. Student Rush
A limited number of student tickets available at the box office on the day of the performance
#6. In-Person Lottery
A limited number of tickets for each performance will be sold through the lottery held at the box office
Planning Your NYC Trip
Attending a show with cheap tickets to Broadway is just one of the many things to see & do in New York.
For first-timer visitors, check out our 7 Days in NYC itinerary to find out how to visit all the major attractions & museums in the Big Apple in 1 week for less than $50.00.
See our complete list of museums in New York which offer Free or Pay What You Wish admission days!
* And don’t forget to purchase travel insurance before any trip to New York. We’ve been using World Nomads for over 10 years. It’s the best-value provider we’ve found but there are other important things to consider. Check out our post and find out which of our claims were successful or denied.
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