(Erik Piepenburg's article appeared in The New York Times, August 29.)
Broadway Bargains: Secrets of the TKTS Booth
Some people like to plan their theatergoing well in advance; others, especially these days, are more interested in a bargain. The TKTS booth is often the first stop for those seeking reduced-price seats to a Broadway show. The booth in the theater district, at a newly refurbished location in Duffy Square, is a relatively quick and convenient place to score tickets. (An interactive feature on the new Times Square booth is here.)
But what about the long lines? How do you know if a show is worth the money? Can’t this be done on an iPhone? And why aren’t there ever any tickets to “Wicked”?