Much like everything else in New York, theater tickets are quite expensive, retailing for over $100 each.
Luckily, there are many great sources for discount tickets, allowing you to see Broadway and off-Broadway shows at a fraction of the retail price.
Here is your guide for cheap seats.
The best-known way to purchase discounted theater tickets is to visit a TKTS Discount Booth for same-day Broadway and off-Broadway tickets at up to 50% off. TKTS has three locations in NYC:
- TKTS Times Square – Broadway and 47th StreetAt this location, you can only purchase tickets for same-day performances, and during matinee hours, you can only purchase tickets for the matinee shows.
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Krysten Ritter has appeared on television in such series as Gossip Girl, Veronica Mars, Gilmore Girls
, and, most notably, Breaking Bad
, in which she played Jane Margolis. She will soon be seen on the big screen in L!fe Happens
, an indie-comedy she co-wrote with Kat Coiro, Amy Heckerling’s comedyVamps
, and the indie drama, Refuge
, based on the stage play of the same title. This fall, she’s starring in the upcoming ABC comedy series, Apartment 23
, in which she plays a New York party girl.
As if that isn’t keeping her busy enough, she is currently appearing in Zach Braff’s play All New People at Second Stage Theatre alongside Justin Bartha, Anna Camp, and David Wilson Barnes.… Read the rest
Steel Burkhardt and Paris Remillard began as understudies in the Tony Award-winning revival of Hair
, and have worked their way up to the lead roles of Berger and Claude in the show’s national tour, which is now playing Broadway’s St. James Theatre for a 10-week run. TheaterMania spoke with Burkhardt and Remillard about their experiences with the show.
THEATERMANIA: This production has played a lot of places over the past few years. Are you still amazed by some of the audience reactions?
STEEL BURKHARDT: In a couple of cities, people stay the first act, see us get naked, and when we come back for Act II, we see empty seats.… Read the rest
Casey Nicholaw has made the transition from Broadway performer to becoming one of its most successful choreographers and directors, having worked on such hits as Monty Python’s Spamalot
and The Drowsy Chaperone
. His most recent shows have been Elf
and The Book of Mormon
, for which Nicholaw and his co-director Trey Parker won the Tony Award for Best Director. He is currently in Seattle, directing and choreographing the new musical Aladdin
at the 5th Avenue Theatre. TheaterMania recently spoke with Nicholaw about these projects.
THEATERMANIA: What was Tony Award night like for you?
CASEY NICHOLAW: It was very fun and exciting. The whole experience felt like a dream. The really cool moment for me was at the Tony party.… Read the rest
If you’re not sure of the career path you’d like to follow or lack the experience to land a “real job” in your desired field, start by finding an internship. An internship is not just a temporary position. It is the foundation of your career, and an invaluable learning experience.
At the end of a successful internship, you will have gained skills and knowledge to enhance your resume, and you will know whether or not you want to pursue a long-term career in that field.
But, perhaps most importantly, you will have started building a powerful network of industry insiders who will be a great resource to you throughout your career.… Read the rest
The first interview was nerve-wracking enough. Now, you find out that you’ve made it through to the second round, but this time, you will be meeting your prospective boss for lunch.
It’s becoming more and more common for interviews to take place over a meal, giving a prospective employer an opportunity to learn more about you, how you interact in a public setting, and how well you handle yourself during a business meal. Although a mealtime interview may be out of your comfort zone, these tips will help you land the job.
Before the Meeting
If you are not familiar with the restaurant or location, do your research. Knowing what to expect when you arrive will help put you at ease.… Read the rest