9 Ways You Can Get Theater Discounts Just For Being Under 30 (Or 35!)

Show-Score | By Thea Rodgers | Aug 8, 2016

With 150 shows each night, there’s some serious magic happening Beyond Broadway that you just don’t want to miss. The good news is, if you’re weighing your wallet after trying to pay off your student loans, these Beyond Broadway theaters have you taken care of. Check out this list of deals for theater addicts under thirty—and a few for under thirty-fives, too!

Irish Repertory Theater

Ticket Price: $25

The puns don’t stop with Irish Rep’s GreenSeats, open to anyone under thirty-five! Sign up, get a $25 ticket to any show, and watch your friends turn green with envy at how much green you’re saving. You can’t believe everything you hear—sometimes it is easy being green.

Lincoln Center Theater

Ticket Price: $32

LincTix gives you $32 tickets to any show. This deal is good til December 31st—after your thirty-sixth birthday! Sign up for the ticket discount and get invitations to free post-show parties to keep celebrating long after the curtain’s gone down!

Manhattan Theater Club

Ticket Price: $30

MTC is rather lenient with their 30 Under 30 club—you can sign up for $30 tickets until December 31st after your thirty-first birthday. Pick up two tickets per performance, and don’t forget to get on their mailing list for the latest on afterparties, readings, and more!

MCC Theater

Ticket Price: $30

MCC sets aside $30 "Twentysomething" tickets for every show—just look up the show-specific discount code on their website for the deal and don’t forget your ID!

Playwrights Horizons

Ticket Price: $15-25

Sign up for their Young Membership program for free, and get tickets to any show at $25—or $15 for students. Young Member tickets are available before tickets are released to the general public—plus Playwrights Horizons throws a Young Member afterparty after one performance of each of their shows, with complimentary drinks, food, music, and (PH)otobooth! Just don’t forget your ID, because they’ll check it at the Box Office.

Primary Stages

Ticket Price: $35

Under thirty-five? Get a $35 ticket—or two!—with the online code PS35, and bring your ID!

Roundabout Theater
Ticket Price: $25

Get $25 tickets to any Roundabout production when you sign up for Hiptix! You can get up to two—and they won’t be checking your friend’s ID, so theater fans over 30 can get it on it too. If you have friends who are also members, you can even link your accounts and buy all your tickets at once to be sure you’re seated together. Want to meet others like you? Join the party on Hiptix Night, one performance per show, for more fun!

Second Stage Theater

Ticket Price: $30

Their classic 30 Under 30 deal doesn’t require a signup—just check the “Youth Option” when ordering and bring your ID when you pick ‘em up! One 30 Under 30 night per show includes the de-rigeur afterparty, of course.

Theater for a New Audience

Ticket Price: $20

New Deal tickets are only $20 for anyone under thirty—or students of any age—with ID! The promo code online or by phone is NEWDEAL. You can get up to two tickets with this deal, but they’ll be checking your friend’s ID too!

And remember, if you ever can’t tell whether a theater has a discount, always ask the box office. A simple question can sometimes snag you the best deal in town!