Show tickets in New York City

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  1. hinodis

    hinodis DIS Veteran

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    Where is the best place to purchase tickets for a show in New York? We will be going there in June and we want to see a show. What other things would you suggest for 17 and 18 year olds?
     
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  3. cheesekate2005

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    You can try the tkts booth that is right on broadway for same day discounted tickets, you can go through telecharge or ticketmaster, but check broadwaybox.com for discounts, you may get a great deal on a show...they have a lot of discount codes available.
     
  4. hinodis

    hinodis DIS Veteran

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    Thats a great web site. Thanks.
     
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    If you are looking for shows - go see Wicked!! It is amazing. Hairspray, Young Frankenstein, Legally Blonde are good too. If you don't do a show there is always Madame Toussauds Wax Museum, Radio City, 5th Avenue Shopping.
     
  6. faindrops27

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    Sightseeing. Bus tours, times square at night, Ellis Island, Empire state building. Do not forget a new york hot dogs, & a slice pizza..:goodvibes
     
  7. StefaniLyn

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    we were also able to get "standing room" seats by going to the box office a couple hours before the showtime. They were really cheap, but they are as they sound - standing. We stood behind the orchestra section (not the pit, the section)
     
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    I would take them to see Wicked - They will absolutely love it! It's definitely my favorite! Make sure to hit Battery Park - lots of knock off purses for sale!
     
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    I would absolutely recommend seeing Wicked too, it was amazing!
     
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    Are the 17 and 18 y olds males or females? If they are males Id take them to see Spamalot, they will laugh so hard they will cry. Id also recommend Wicked. The standing room only tickets are great.
     
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    I took a group of 8 fourteen year old girls (Girl Scouts) over the Martin Luther King Holiday last year. We went to see Legally Blonde which was a huge hit! As a matter of fact now that it is touring and coming to Chicago we will be going to see it again with an even larger group of friends. (Our family has seen Wicked three times and yes it is also a great musical!)
    For our Girl Scout trip we hit the highlights with a three hour tour, we did the NBC experience, went to the the top of the Empire State Building, took a carriage ride through Central Park, took a ferry and went up into the Statue of Liberty, walked through Times Square and rode the giant Ferris Wheel in the Toys R Us store, went to Dylan's candy bar, and the M & M store. We also hit the Macy's store and rode the orginal wooden escalators. We had pizza at John's, lunch at the Belly Delly, dinner in Little Italy and one of the other favorites was eating at Ellen's Stardust diner. (Off-broadway actors and actresses walk around sing Broadway music while you eat!) We had a great trip despite the cold!
     
  14. snykymom

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    Here's the link for some info regarding TKTS.
    http://www.tdf.org/TDF_ServicePage.aspx?id=56
    There are 3 locations: Times Square, South Street Seaport and Brooklyn. If you go, two very important things to remember:
    1) Be prepared to wait in line. People may be walking up & down the lines to sell you tickets to something - don't buy them. They may be counterfeit. However, they also sometimes distribute coupons that will allow you to get discounts at some box offices (not for really big hits like Wicked, but more for smaller show) that are legitimate.
    2) TKTS accepts CASH ONLY - no checks, no credit cards.

    Also remember that most shows are dark (not playing) on Mondays - that's the cast & crew day off.
     

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