NYC & COMPANY ANNOUNCES
OFF-BROADWAY WEEK TICKETS ON SALE TODAY
—2-For-1 Tickets on Sale for More Than 25 of New York City’s
Most Popular Off-Broadway Shows September 17-30—
New York City, NY (September 4, 2012)—NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, and the Off-Broadway League today announced Off-Broadway Week two-for-one tickets are on sale today to more than 25 participating Off-Broadway Week shows. Now in its sixth season, Off-Broadway Week was created to boost ticket sales and offer great savings for New Yorkers and visitors. For more information about Off-Broadway Week and to purchase tickets visit nycgo.com/offbroadwayweek.
“Twice a year, Off-Broadway Week provides thousands of New Yorkers and visitors the opportunity to experience some of the best theater in the country for an extremely affordable price,” said George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & Company. “For the fall promotion we are proud to have more than 25 outstanding Off-Broadway shows participating in the two-for-one ticket offer.”
Off-Broadway theaters, which contain 100–499 seats and are located throughout Manhattan, offer an intimate setting for guests. Long-running shows such as The Fantasticks and Blue Man Group join new productions, including Rain Pryor’s Fried Chicken and Latkes and the new comedy by Woody Harrelson and Frankie Hyman, Bullet for Adolf, for the fall promotion.
“On behalf of the Off-Broadway League, we are pleased to partner with NYC & Company to offer significant value this fall with Off-Broadway Week two-for-one tickets to many of the most popular Off-Broadway shows,” said George Forbes, president of the Off-Broadway League. “Manhattan’s intimate Off-Broadway theaters offer a unique setting to experience some of the City’s best theater, and we encourage everyone to take advantage of this offer and experience the excitement of an Off-Broadway show at a discounted price.”
Productions participating in Off-Broadway Week include:*
- Avenue Q
- Black Angels Over Tuskegee
- Blue Man Group
- Bullet for Adolf
- Channeling Kevin Spacey
- Closer Than Ever
- Cougar the Musical
- Doña Flor y Sus Dos Maridos
- Don’t Go Gentle
- Forbidden Broadway
- Fuerza Bruta
- Gazillion Bubble Show!
- Harper Regan
- Locuras en Wichita
- Mary Broome
- Modern Terrorism
- Old Jews Telling Jokes
- Perfect Crime
- Rain Pryor’s Fried Chicken and Latkes
- Red Dog Howls
- SILENCE! The Musical
- Sistas the Musical
- The Awesome 80s Prom
- The Berenstain Bears LIVE!
- The Fantasticks
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
*Subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.
Off-Broadway Week is produced by NYC & Company in partnership with The Off-Broadway League, NBC 4 New York and media partner Time Out New York.
For more information on Off-Broadway Week and to purchase tickets visit, nycgo.com/offbroadwayweek.
About NYC & Company:
NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide. For more information, visit nycgo.com.
Contact: NYC & Company/ Emily Mayrath 212-484-1270