Let’s Make A Deal: Saving Money On Theater & Show Tickets

kids-night-on-broadway-2013-nycEditor’s Note: For more tips on theater in New York City, see our 2014 Guide to Theater & Live Performances and “The Kindie Capital

Seeing an off-Broadway or Broadway show is a family activity that everyone will love. However, tickets can cost top- dollar. Check out the sites below to find affordable deals!

BroadwayBox.com: Discounts are up to $70 for off-Broad- way and Broadway shows. Check out the listings. broadwaybox.com

Givenik: Tickets to on and off-Broadway shows are discount- ed and also offer group rate discounts. Along with selling tickets, Givenik donates to an organization of your choice when you purchase tickets. givenik.com

High 5: Teens between ages 13-18 can receive tickets to a show for $5. With each ticket purchased, they can bring an adult for the same discounted price. Be sure to have a valid school ID. highfivetix.org

Kids Night On Broadway (KNOB): Kids ages 6-18 can see a Broadway show for free during this annual promotion! Over 20 shows have offered KNOB tickets. Children must be ac- companied by a full paying adult. kidsnightonbroadway.com

Lunchtix.com: Register for daily e-mails to receive deals to local theaters. There is only a limited amount of time to pur- chase tickets, so purchase early! lunchtix.com/New-York

Playbill.com: Playbill members have access to discounts through daily emails. playbill.com

Rush, Lottery, Standing Room Only: Get to the box office as soon as the show in question opens for discounted prices. Be sure to have a valid picture ID. Prices and seats vary depend- ing on the show. playbill.com

School Theater Ticket Program: Discounted coupons are offered for organizations, schools, camps, and non-profit organizations. schooltix.com

TDF membership: Access to off-Broadway and Broadway productions at discounted prices are at your fingertips. Sign up and see if you are eligible to the Theater Development Fund. Eligible members will receive discounted ticket prices from $9-45. The monthly fee for members is $30. tdf.org

TheaterMania.com: Discounted prices to off-Broadway and Broadway shows are available daily. Become a member for special services. theatermania.com

TKTS: In the city and decide you want to go to a Broadway show ASAP? There are three locations to find discounted tickets for the same day! Located in Times Square, at South Street Seaport, and in Downtown Brooklyn. Times Square sells tickets for all day performances while South Street Seaport and Downtown Brooklyn only have evening shows available. tdf.org

Travelzoo.com: This site offers an abundance of discounted tickets to shows and other family activities. travelzoo.com