GET MORE NYC: OFF-BROADWAY WEEK 2-FOR-1 TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW, JANUARY 4
New York City (January 3, 2012)—NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, The Off-Broadway League and media partner Time Out New York, remind New Yorkers and visitors that Off-Broadway Week two-for-one tickets are on sale tomorrow, January 4, for shows from January 30 to February 12. Thirty-eight shows are participating in the winter promotion. For a list of shows and to purchase Off-Broadway Week tickets, visit nycgo.com/offbroadwayweek tomorrow. Off-Broadway Week is part of the Get More NYC campaign and was created to celebrate New York City theater, boost ticket sales during typically slower travel periods of January and February and to provide unprecedented theater savings for New Yorkers and visitors alike.
“This winter, Off-Broadway Week will offer visitors and New Yorkers an affordable way to experience some of the City’s best theater with two-for-one tickets to 38 Off-Broadway shows—more than ever before,” said George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & Company. “Off-Broadway Week gives us a forum to showcase the depth of talent found in these unique shows across Manhattan at a discounted price.”
Off-Broadway theaters, which contain 100 to 499 seats, are located throughout Manhattan, offering an intimate setting for guests. Long-running shows such as Avenue Q, Blue Man Group, Fuerza Bruta: Look Up and Stomp join limited-engagement productions such as Carrie, Galileo and Look Back in Anger for the winter promotion.
“On behalf of The Off-Broadway League, we are excited to partner with NYC & Company on the fifth iteration of the program to offer New Yorkers and visitors more value this winter through the Off-Broadway Week two-for-one ticket promotion,” said George Forbes, president of The Off-Broadway League. “The Off-Broadway theater community encourages everyone to take advantage of this tremendous offer and to experience the excitement of an Off-Broadway show.”
Productions participating in Off-Broadway Week:*
- The Amazing Max and the Box of Interesting Things
- Avenue Q
- The Awesome 80s Prom
- The Berenstain Bears LIVE!
- Black Angels Over Tuskegee
- Blue Man Group
- Channeling Kevin Spacey
- Danny and Sylvia: The Danny Kaye Musical
- The Devil's Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith
- The Fantasticks
- Freckleface Strawberry, The Musical
- Freud’s Last Session
- Fuerza Bruta: Look Up
- Gazillion Bubble Show
- How I Learned to Drive
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
- Look Back in Anger
- Love, Loss, and What I Wore
- Million Dollar Quartet
- Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating, & Marriage
- My Sinatra
- Perfect Crime
- The Philanderer
- Psycho Therapy
- Rated P... for Parenthood – A New Musical
- Russian Transport
- Sam Eaton's The Quantum Eye – Mentalism and Magic Show
- Silence! The Musical
- Sistas: The Musical
*Subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.
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Contact: Emily Mayrath/NYC & Company 212-484-1270