Broadway Week in New York City

This post is about Broadway Week, a bi-annual event when you can get 2-for-1 tickets to Broadway shows, including how to get tickets and which shows are participating.

In 2020, Broadway Week takes place from January 21 – February 9.

 

 


WHAT AND WHEN IS BROADWAY WEEK? 

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Broadway Week is a two-week period during the year when you can get two-for-the-price of one tickets to many Broadway shows.

Broadway Week takes place twice a year, once in late-January to early February and again in September.

The next Broadway Week takes place from January 21 – February 9, 2020.

Tickets go on sale January 8, 2020.

If you are planning a trip around these times, then check out our posts on things to do in JanuaryFebruary, and September.


HOW TO GET TICKETS

The most popular shows will sell out very quickly, so be ready to buy tickets as soon as the list of shows is announced. 

You can improve your chances of getting tickets by finding out in advance when Broadway Week will take place as well as when tickets will go on sale.

To find out which shows are participating and to purchase tickets, click here.

Also, have a list of several shows you would like to see. This way, if one is sold out, you have others you can try for.

Lastly, if you do not succeed, don’t fret, there are other ways you can save on Broadway tickets. See the section below to find out.

 


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OTHER WAYS TO GET DISCOUNT BROADWAY TICKETS 

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There a number of ways to get Broadway tickets at good prices. These include entering ticket lotteries, go to the TKTS booth, and trying for RUSH tickets.

Read through the following posts to find out the many ways you can get discount Broadway tickets.

Also, many tourist discount passes offer savings on select Broadway shows. For example:

There are, of course, many other benefits of getting a tourist pass.

The biggest benefit is saving a great deal of money. Some passes can save you up to 55% on your itinerary of attractions to see.

 

 

To find out if getting a tourist past is right for you, our post, New York City Attraction Passes: Which One Is the Best to Buy, will help you make that decision.

 


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WHAT SHOWS PARTICIPATE IN BROADWAY WEEK

Surprisingly many of the top Broadway shows do sell two-for-one tickets during Broadway Week.

But not all of them, unfortunately. One show that is missing from the list below is Hamilton.

It’s not easy to score tickets for this wildly popular show. If you have your heart set on seeing it but are on a tight budget, see our post on how to get cheap tickets to Hamilton.

 

 

Here are just a few of the shows participating in Broadway Week:

  • Lion King
  • Wicked
  • Mean Girls
  • Pretty Woman
  • Frozen
  • Waitress
  • Kinky Boots
  • Aladdin
  • The Book of Mormon
  • The Cher Show
  • Come From Away
  • Dear Evan Hansen
  • Beetlejuice
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
  • and more.

 


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