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Everything You Need to Know About Broadway General Rush Tickets
Show-Score | By Christopher McKittrick | Dec 19, 2016

Beginning with Rent in the mid-1990s, theaters have sold discounted General Rush tickets to Broadway theatergoers. While you have to be willing to wait until the day of the performance to buy them and there are a few restrictions, the reward of super cheap tickets can’t be beat!

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Ladies Night!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Nov 30, 2016

There's no better way to celebrate your girlfriends this holiday season than with a night of musical theater! So leave the kids and hubby at home and gather your ladies for dinner and a show!


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What To See This Thanksgiving on Broadway and Beyond!
Show-Score | By Linda Buchwald | Nov 21, 2016

Are you visiting New York for Thanksgiving? Do you have family coming into town? These shows are the perfect way to celebrate, either because they involve lots of food, family, or, in some cases, actually take place during the holiday.

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Strong Women On Stage
Show-Score | By Raven Snook

All of these shows pass the Bechdel Test.

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Best Bets for Under $50
Show-Score | By Raven Snook

Tickets to these popular shows are always under 50 bucks!

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Just For Kids!
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The best shows for toddlers and kids in NYC.

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15 Can't-Miss Shows For the Fall 2016 Broadway (and Beyond!) Season
Show-Score | By Linda Buchwald | Sep 7, 2016

The best thing about fall isn't the weather, back to school shopping, the changing leaves, or even pumpkin-flavored everything. No, the best thing is kicking off a brand new theater season — and this season promises a lot to look forward too! Need help narrowing down what to see? Here are 15 shows that we think will be worth your time, chosen because of the cast, creative team, advance buzz, or all of the above.

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Shows with Lottery or Rush Tickets

Catch a big-name show without breaking the bank. 

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Short and Sweet

90 intermissionless minutes...or less.

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Spectacular Solo Shows
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One person. One stage. One night of unforgettable theater. 

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Beyond Broadway: A Tourist's Guide
Show-Score | By Raven Snook

Experience NYC theater like a true New Yorker.

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Side-Splitting Musicals
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You'll be rolling in the aisles.

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Best Broadway Shows for Out-of-Towners
Show-Score | By Raven Snook

You're in New York and want to see a show. But where do you begin?

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Top Shows Closing Soon

It's your last chance to catch these productions.

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The Immersion Experience
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Dive right into the action at these theatrical events.

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Prepare to be Satisfied by this List of Upcoming "Hamilton"-tastic NYC Events
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jul 7, 2016

From singalongs to trivia nights, the New-York Historical Society is bringing you the Summer of Hamilton. Check out the full list of events!

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Buy Now, Thank Us Later
Show-Score | By Raven Snook

Shows we predict are about to be a hot ticket.

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Star-Spangled Broadway: See These Top Shows for Just $40!
Show-Score | By Samantha Dupler | Jun 29, 2016

This 4th of July weekend, you can catch any of these eight top-scoring Broadway shows for just $40! So celebrate America with liberty and theater for all.

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Let's Talk Tonys 2017
Show-Score | By Raven Snook | Jun 27, 2016

The top 12 shows we're most excited to see this Broadway season (so far...) 

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Date Night at the Theater
Show-Score | By Raven Snook

The best shows to see for your buddingor full-bloomromance. 

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R is for Raunchy
Show-Score | By Raven Snook

Leave your inhibitions at the door.

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Black Shows Matter
Show-Score | By Raven Snook

Powerful black stories on the Great White Way...and beyond.

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Can't Score Seats to Tony-Nominated Shows?
Show-Score | By Raven Snook | Jun 8, 2016

Go beyond Broadway and check out these well-reviewed productions that deliver similar experiences to hot Tony-nominated shows.

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How to Get $30 Tickets to a Sold-Out Show: The Rush
Show-Score | By Doug Kenney, Partnership Manager | Jun 1, 2016

When it comes to buying cheap tickets, you may have heard your theater friends talking about a “Rush.”  Aside from rhyming with “hush,” there’s nothing secret about it.  It’s quite simple and we've got the scoop!

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