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  • Major theater cities New York and Las Vegas have half-price ticket booths which offer massive discounts on the day of the show. Other theatres will often have "rush tickets" at a substantial discount...
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  • If you qualify for a TDF membership (for students, union members, retirees and more) you can see tons of NY-area shows at a big discount. For everyone else, enroll for free in the Playbill Club to...
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  • Visit Broadwaybox.com for a database of discount codes for various Broadway, off-Broadway, and other shows and attractions.

    For theater, they focus on New York, London, Las Vegas and...
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  • Sign up to the mailing lists of popular shows to find out about any specials being offered. You'll also find out when tickets first go on sale, so you can buy through the box office and avoid hefty...
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  • Major theater cities New York and Las Vegas have half-price ticket booths which offer massive discounts on the day of the show. Other theatres will often have "rush tickets" at a substantial discount a few hours before performance. While day-of-show tickets aren't guaranteed - every show is not on sale every day - it's worth a chance. To pick from [...]
  • Visit Broadwaybox.com for a database of discount codes for various Broadway, off-Broadway, and other shows and attractions.

    For theater, they focus on New York, London, Las Vegas and Orlando, but they have plenty of other locations for concerts and sporting events.

    While there is an option to buy the tickets online to [...]
  • Skyauction offers a chance to bid on tickets to a variety of shows, with a range of available dates. Best of all, many of the auctions come with a $100 dining certificate, and can still be bought for less than $100 total! This means you'll essentially be getting the tickets for free with your meal. Just be sure to read the list of fees and [...]
  • Sign up to the mailing lists of popular shows to find out about any specials being offered. You'll also find out when tickets first go on sale, so you can buy through the box office and avoid hefty ticket broker charges later on.
  • Theater Development Fund's membership program for getting to see "hundreds of Broadway, Off Broadway, music and dance productions each year for only $20 to $37 a ticket." Off-broadway shows are just $9 per ticket. Membership is free for "full-time students, full-time teachers, union members, retirees, civil service employees, staff members of [...]