Let’s face it: Theater lovers don’t always plan in advance. Sometimes the yen for a glitzy, high-heeled hit such as “Kinky Boots” just washes over you unexpectedly. Which is why the mega-popular TKTS booth in
Founded by the Theatre Development Fund in June 1973, TKTS offers theater-goers same-day seats on and off-Broadway at a discount. The drawback? The lines, of course. And a first-come-first-served policy that, in
As part of its ongoing evolution, TKTS
There's now a dedicated "Play Only" line for non-musical productions, and a "Full Price" line for future performances for uncompromising theater patrons willing to splurge. But perhaps the biggest advancement is the TKTS app, which offers an real-time tally of what tickets are left.
On June 26, TKTS is throwing a 40thbirthday bash in Times Square. Four-time
The drama comes to a climax toward the end of the event, however, when TKTS introduces a new, soon-to-debut "mystery service."
"It's a new program to make it even easier to see more shows when you're in town," said the Theatre Development Fund's David LeShay.
Talk about a big finish.