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Published on: Oct 19, 2022
Last Updated on: Feb 10, 2024
By: Kathryn Willingham
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Broadway Lottery, Rush, and Standing Room Only (SRO) Tickets 

Many Broadway shows offer lottery tickets, rush tickets, and standing room only tickets, giving you more chances than ever to see the most popular shows in New York and score great discounts. Check out which shows offer these opportunities and all the fine print you need to know.

And-Juliet-Stephen-Sondheim

& Juliet

Theater: Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Digital Rush: A limited number of $39 rush tickets are available on the TodayTix app.

The Fine Print: Tickets become available at 9am on the day of the performance. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

Standing Room: A limited number of $45 tickets are available at the box office on days when the performance is sold out.

The Fine Print: Limit 2 per person, standing room is located in the back of the orchestra.

A-Beautiful-Noise-Broadhurst

A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical

Theater: Broadhurst Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $55 tickets available at Rush Telecharge.

The Fine Print: Lottery requires access to social media. Entries open at 12am the day before the performance and close at 3pm. Seating is at the discretion of the box office. Limit 2 tickets per person.

Aladdin

Aladdin

Theater: New Amsterdam Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $35 tickets available at Broadway Direct.

The Fine Print: Entries are accepted from 9am - 3pm the day prior to the performance. If you are selected as a winner, you have 60 minutes to pay for your tickets via credit card. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office and may be partial view.

Appropriate at the Helen Hayes Theater

Appropriate

Theater: Hayes Theater

Digital Rush: A limited number of $43 rush tickets are available on the TodayTix app.

The Fine Print: Tickets become available at 9am on the day of the performance. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

Student Rush: A limited number of $25 tickets are available two hours prior to curtain with valid student ID.

The Fine Print: Limit 2 tickets per person, subject to availability. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

Back to the Future at the Winter Garden Theatre

Back to the Future

Theater: Winter Garden Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $45 tickets available at Rush Telecharge.

The Fine Print: Lottery requires access to social media. Entries open at 12am the day before the performance and close at 3pm. Seating is at the discretion of the box office. Limit 2 tickets per person.

Chicago

Theater: Ambassador Theatre

In-Person Rush: A limited number of $49 tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis when box office opens. 10am Monday – Saturday, 12pm Sundays.

The Fine Print: Limit 2 tickets per person, subject to availability. Seating at the discretion of the box office. 

Standing Room: $27 standing room tickets are available at the box office only when the performance is sold out.

Days of Wine and Roses at Studio 54

Days of Wine and Roses

Theater: Studio 54

Digital Rush: A limited number of $49 rush tickets are available on the TodayTix app.

The Fine Print: Tickets become available at 9am on the day of the performance. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

Doubt at the American Airlines Theatre

Doubt

Theater: American Airlines/Todd Haimes Theatre

Digital Rush: A limited number of $48 rush tickets are available on the TodayTix app.

The Fine Print: Tickets become available at 9am on the day of the performance. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

Student Rush: A limited number of half price tickets are available half an hour prior to curtain with valid student ID.

The Fine Print: Limit 1 tickets per person, subject to availability. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

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Hadestown

Theater: Walter Kerr Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $47.50 tickets available at LuckySeat.

The Fine Print: Entries close at 10:30am on the day prior to the performance. Drawings will begin at 11am EST and will continue throughout the day. If selected as a winner, details on purchase deadline will be included in your email. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office and may be partial view. Pairs may be split up.

Hamilton-Broadway-Musical

Hamilton

Theater: Richard Rodgers Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $10 Ham4Ham (Hamilton for a Hamilton) tickets available through the app or online

The Fine Print: Winners have 2 hours to pay for their tickets. Limit 2 per winner, seats will be in the front row orchestra. 46 tickets are available for every performance.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Theater: Lyric Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $40 tickets are available on the TodayTix app.

The Fine Print: Enter from Monday at 12:01am to Friday at 1pm ET for a chance for “Friday Forty” tickets. Winners will have 60 minutes to pay for tickets via credit card. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

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Kimberly Akimbo

Theater: Booth Theatre

Digital Lottery: Limited number of $45 tickets available at Rush Telecharge.

The Fine Print: Lottery requires access to social media. Entries open at 12am the day before the performance and close at 3pm. Seating is at the discretion of the box office. Limit 2 tickets per person.

In-Person Rush: A limited number of $40 tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis when box office opens. 10am Monday – Saturday, 12pm Sundays.

The Fine Print: Limit 2 tickets per person, subject to availability. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

Merrily We Roll Along at the Hudson Theatre

Merrily We Roll Along

Theater: Hudson Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $39 tickets are available on the TodayTix App.

The Fine Print: Entries open at 12am each Sunday for the following week’s performances and close at 12pm the day prior to the performance. the day before the performance and close at 3pm. Winners are drawn between 1pm and 4pm. Seating is at the discretion of the box office. Limit 2 tickets per person.

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MJ the Musical

Theater: Neil Simon Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $35 tickets available at BroadwayDirect.

The Fine Print: Entries are accepted from 9am - 3pm the day prior to the performance. If you are selected as a winner, you have 60 minutes to pay for your tickets via credit card. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office and may be partial view.

Moulin-Rouge-Broadway

Moulin Rouge! The Musical!

Theater: Al Hirschfeld Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $34 tickets available at LuckySeat.

The Fine Print: Entries close at 10:30am on the day prior to the performance. Winners must purchase their tickets by 3pm. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

Prayer for the French Republic at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Prayer for the French Republic

Theater: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Digital Rush: A limited number of $47 tickets are available on the TodayTix App.

The Fine Print: Tickets become available at 9am on the day of the performance. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

Student Rush: A limited number of $30 tickets available at the box office.

The Fine Print: Tickets available for same day performance when the box office opens. Limit 2 ticket per person with valid student ID. Subject to availability.

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Six

Theater: Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $30 tickets available at: https://sixonbroadway.com/lottery.php

The Fine Print: Entries are accepted from 9am - 6pm the day prior to the performance. Limit 1 entry per person and 2 tickets per winner.

Standing Room: $49 Standing Room tickets are available at the box office on days when the performance is sold out. Limit 2 per person.

Cancellation line: Visit the box office before the scheduled performance for last minute tickets. Prices and seat location vary.

Spamalot at the St. James Theatre

Spamalot

Theater: St. James Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $47.50 tickets available at LuckySeat.

The Fine Print:  Entries open on Mondays at 10am and close at 10:30am on the day prior to the performance on weekdays and on Friday at 10:30am for weekend performances. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

In-Person Rush: A limited number of $39 tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis when box office opens. 10am Monday – Saturday, 12pm Sundays.

The Fine Print: Limit 2 tickets per person, subject to availability. Seating at the discretion of the box office. 

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Theater: Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Digital Lottery: Limited number of $30 tickets available at BroadwayDirect.

The Fine Print: Entries are accepted from 9am - 3pm the day prior to the performance. If you are selected as a winner, you have 60 minutes to pay for your tickets via credit card. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office and may be partial view.

Standing Room: A limited number of $40 tickets are available at the box office on days when the performance is sold out.

The Fine Print: Limit 2 per person, standing room is located in the back of the orchestra.

Book-of-Mormon

The Book of Mormon

Theater: Eugene O’Neill

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $45 tickets available at LuckySeat.

The Fine Print: Entries close at 10am on the day prior to the performance. Winners must purchase their tickets by 3pm. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office and may be partial view. Pairs may be split up.

Lion-King-Broadway

The Lion King

Theater: Minskoff Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $30 tickets available at BroadwayDirect.

The Fine Print: Entries are accepted from 9am - 3pm the day prior to the performance. If you are selected as a winner, you have 60 minutes to pay for your tickets via credit card. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office and may be partial view.

The Notebook at the Schoenfeld Theatre

The Notebook

Theater: Schoenfeld Theatre

Digital Lottery: Limited number of $44 tickets available at Rush Telecharge. 

The Fine Print: Lottery requires access to social media. Entries open at 12am the day before the performance and close at 3pm. Seating is at the discretion of the box office. Limit 2 tickets per person.

In-Person Rush: A limited number of $49 tickets available on a first-come, first-served basis when box office opens. 10am Monday – Saturday, 12pm Sundays.

The Fine Print: Limit 2 tickets per person, subject to availability. Seating at the discretion of the box office.

Gershwin-Wicked-Broadway-Musical

Wicked

Theater: Gershwin Theatre

Digital Lottery: A limited number of $49/$59 tickets avail at BroadwayDirect.

The Fine Print: Entries are accepted from 10am-4pm the day prior to the performance for matinee performances. Entries are accepted from 8pm the day prior to the performance to 11am the day of the performance for evening performances. If you are selected as a winner, you have 60 minutes to pay for your tickets via credit card. Limit 2 tickets per winner, ID will be needed to collect the tickets. Seating at the discretion of the box office. 

In-Person Lottery: 26 lottery tickets will be available for each performance at $30/ticket.

The Fine Print: Lottery will open two and a half hours before each performance and is located in the Gershwin breezeway. Limit 2 tickets per person, cash only. Winners will be announced two hours before the performance.

In-Person Student Rush: A limited number of $69 tickets are available in-person at the Gershwin Theatre box office with valid college or university ID. Limit 2 tickets per person, subject to availability.

Looking for other ways to score cheap tickets to Broadway Shows?

Want to know more about how to get a cheap ticket to a Broadway show in New York City? For more information about lottery tickets run by Lucky Seat and Broadway Direct, special offers, and other tips and tricks, check out our article on Discount Broadway Tickets!

Kathryn Willingham

Head of Creative Development at Jean Doumanian Productions

Kathryn Willingham has worked in entertainment for over ten years, and recent credits include: Co-producer of SHRINK currently streaming on Peacock, Associate Producer of the independent film UNA, and Creative Executive on multiple theatrical productions including HANGMEN by Martin McDonagh on Broadway, NASSIM by Nassim Soleimanpour Off-broadway and Associate on productions EVERY BRILLIANT THING by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe and THE EFFECT by Lucy Prebble. She was Producer of Todd Almond’s musical travelogue “Wyoming and Parts of Kansas” and Production Coordinator for Karen O and KK Barrett's “Stop the Virgens.”

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Education: B.A. in English, Literature & Creative Writing from Rhodes College
Knowledge: Theatrical Production

Published

Oct 19, 2022

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