Everything You Need to Know to Enter Every Broadway Digital Lottery

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Which shows offer them? What time do they open? How do you enter? You've got questions, and we've got answers!

With just the power of an internet connection, you have a chance to win dozens of heavily discounted Broadway tickets on a daily basis! Find out which Broadway shows currently offer digital lotteries, which apps can help, and what times you can enter.


Aladdin

Ticket Price: $30

When: The lottery opens at 7pm the night before the performance, and stays open until 8:30am the morning of the performance.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: You'll have 60 minutes to pay for your tickets via credit card online. Seats cannot be transferred to other people, and you must have a valid government-issued ID on you when picking them up at the box office.



Anastasia


Ticket Price: $42

When: The lottery opens at 12am the day of the performance, and stays open until 9am in the morning of the performance for matinees and 2pm for evening shows.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: You'll be notified via email and text message immediately after the drawing. You must purchase your tickets no later than 11am for matinees and 4pm for evening shows.



The Band's Visit


Ticket Price: $40

When: The lottery accepts entries starting at 12am each performance day. 

How: Click here to enter. Entries are made through your preferred social media account.

If You Win: Winners will be notified by e-mail (and text if you request it) on the day of the performance just after 9am for matinees and just after 2pm for evening shows. You will have two hours to purchase the tickets.



The Book of Mormon


Ticket Price: $50

When: The lottery opens at 8:30am the day before the performance, except for Friday or weekend performances.

How: "Mormon" uniquely holds their ticket lottery through Twitter. To enter, you must follow their account and retweet their 8:30am #BOMDrawing entry tweet.

If You Win: Winners will be contacted between 10am and 4pm the day of the performance. Be sure to bring along a government-issued ID to claim your tickets at the box office!



Dear Evan Hansen

Ticket Price: $42

When: The lottery opens at midnight the day of the performance, and closes at 10am for matinees and 3pm for evening shows.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: You'll be contacted through your chosen contact method (including text message) and given instructions on how to pay and pick up your tickets.


Frozen

Ticket Price: $30

When: The lottery is open for multiple performances simultaneously (you can select multiple dates but you cannot enter more than once for any of those performances). Each individual performance's lottery ends at 11am the day prior to the performance.

How: Click here to enter

If You Win: You'll be notified via email and text message around 12:30pm the day prior to the performance and they must be purchased by 10pm that night. 



Hamilton

Ticket Price: $10

When: The lottery opens at 11 AM two days prior to the performance and closes at 9 AM the day before.

How: Click here to enter

If You Win: You'll be notified via email and given 60 minutes to pay for your tickets. Also, all of your friends will hate you. Forever. (Except the one friend you bring along with you!)



Harry Potter and the Cursed Child


Ticket Price: $40 ($20 for each part)

When: The lottery, referred to as "Friday Forty" occurs once per week. 40 tickets for each of the week's performance will be set aside for lottery winners. You must enter on Fridays, between 12am and 1pm so drink your Felix Felicis ("liquid luck") at midnight and enter!

How: Click here to enter (only on Fridays).   

If You Win: You'll be notified at 5pm Friday, at which point you can buy tickets to both parts of the play.



Kinky Boots

Ticket Price: $40

When: The lottery closes at 10am the day before each performance, and you can enter for multiple performances ahead of time.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: You will be notified via text and email by 11am the day before your selected performance. You can then purchase your tickets through the link in your email by midnight the day before the performance!



The Lion King


Ticket Price: $30

When: The lottery opens at 7pm the night before the performance, and stays open until 9am the day of the performance.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: You'll have 60 minutes to pay for your tickets via credit card online. Seats cannot be transferred to other people, and you must have a valid government-issued ID on you when picking them up at the box office.



Mean Girls

Ticket Price: $42.50

When: There are TWO lotteries for this show. The digital lottery accepts entries the day before each show. The in-person lottery starts two and a half hours before each show and ends two hours before the show begins in front of the August Wilson theatre.

How: Starting on March 7th, click here to enter the digital lottery.

If You Win: If you've entered the in-person lottery you're already there to buy the tickets if you win! Winners of the digital lottery will be notified at 1pm the day before a show and have until 11pm to claim their tickets via credit card online. 



My Fair Lady

Ticket Price: $42

When: The lottery accepts entries starting at 12am each performance day. Please note: There are no lotteries for weekend matinee performances.

How: Click here to enter. Entries are made through your preferred social media account.

If You Win: Winners will be notified on the day of the performance shortly after the drawing. 



Once On This Island


Ticket Price: $39.5

When: The Pre-Show Lottery will open 2 hours before weekday performances and evening weekend performances and take place 90 minutes before those performances in front of the theater. For Saturday matinee performance, the lottery will open 2 and a half hours prior to curtain and take place 2 hours prior to curtain. For Sunday matinee performances, the lottery will open 90 minutes prior to curtain and take place 60 minutes prior to curtain.

How: This lottery is an in-person event so you must be there when the winners are drawn as detailed above.

If You Win: Winners will be selected 90 minutes prior to each performance and he/she must be present at the time of drawing with valid identification to purchase tickets (cash or credit card).



The Phantom of the Opera


Ticket Price: $40

When: The lottery opens at midnight the day of the performance, and closes at 10am for matinees and 3pm for evening shows.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: You'll be contacted through your chosen contact method (including text message) and given instructions on how to pay and pick up your tickets.



School of Rock - The Musical


Ticket Price: $37

When: The lottery opens at midnight the day of the performance, and closes at 10am for matinees and 3pm for evening shows.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: You'll be contacted through your chosen contact method (including text message) and given instructions on how to pay and pick up your tickets.



Smokey Joe's Cafe: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller


Ticket Price: $30

When: The lottery opens as early as 12:00 AM EST on the day of the performance. Matinee lotteries close at 9:00 AM and evening lotteries close at 2:00 PM

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: You will have 2 hours to complete your purchase online and can pick up your tickets at the Stage 42 box office with the credit card. The box office is open Monday-Sunday from Noon-6 PM. If there is an evening performance, the box office will remain open until curtain.



SpongeBob SquarePants


Ticket Price: $40

When: The lottery opens at 7am and will remain open until 9am for 1pm performances, 10am for 2pm and 3pm performances, 1:30pm for 6:30pm, 2pm for 7pm performances and 3pm for 8pm performances. So complicated. Good luck.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: Winners will be notified by e­mail minutes after drawing and will have 60 minutes to pay for their tickets with a credit card online. They must present their photo ID at the Palace Theatre box office 30 minutes prior to the start of the corresponding performance to pick up their tickets.



Springsteen on Broadway


Ticket Price: $75

When: The lottery will offer five performances at a time for entry. Entry closes at 10am the day prior to the performance.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: Winner and non-winner notifications will be sent at 12pm the day prior via email or SMS. Only one entry is permitted per person.



Summer: The Donna Summer Musical


Ticket Price: $40

When: The lottery will be open at 8am closing at 11am for matinee performances and 3pm for evening performances.  

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: Winners will be notified within moments of the drawing and have one hour to purchase their tickets by credit card. 




Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Tooting Arts Club)


Ticket Price: $39

When: The Lottery begins each day at midnight, and continue until winners are notified 2-4 hours prior to showtime via email and push notification.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: After paying for tickets in-app, pick up your tickets from the Barrow Street Theatre box office beginning one hour prior to the performance, and enjoy the show!



Twelfth Night


Ticket Price: FREE

When: Daily at 12pm. Tickets are free however you get them, but lotteries (should you win) remove the long wait in line for them at the Delacorte each morning

How: On the Today Tix App. There are two lotteries: a standard entry lottery and an ADA lottery for seniors or disabled patrons.

If You Win: You claim them online and check-out. However, if the tickets are not picked up by 7:30pm at the box office, the ticket are released again to the standby line waiting at the Delacorte.



Wicked


Ticket Price: $35

When: The lottery opens at 8pm the night before the performance, and closes at 10:30am (for matinees) and 2pm (for evening performances) the day of the performance.

How: Click here to enter.

If You Win: You'll have 60 minutes to pay for your tickets via credit card online. Seats cannot be transferred to other people, and you must have a valid government-issued ID on you when picking them up at the box office.


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