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In Defense of Digital Lottery
Show-Score | By Anne Luben | Apr 17, 2017

The lottery is one of the greatest (not-so-secret) secrets of Broadway. Each day, select shows raffle off discounted tickets - some as cheap at $10! -  to several lucky winners. 


Everything You Need to Know About Broadway General Rush Tickets
Show-Score | By Show-Score

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


Everything You Need to Know to Enter Every Broadway Digital Lottery

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


Shows with Lottery/Rush

Catch a big-name show without breaking the bank by trying to snag last-minute ticket deals. Rush seats are sold at the box office, but you can often enter lotteries online.


How to Get $30 Tickets to a Sold-Out Show: The Lottery
Show-Score | By Ryan McCarthy | Aug 16, 2016

Looking to see a show, but can’t afford the regular box office or resale prices? With a little patience and some luck, a ticket lottery could be your answer!


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!