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Play Tickets

Plays have been one of the oldest, most popular, and culturally significant forms of entertainment created by humans. From the classical plays of Sophocles, Shakespeare, and Anton Chekhov and award-winning Broadway productions like Les Misérables, Death of a Salesman, Chicago, and The Lion King, to critically acclaimed modern plays like The Kite Runner, Hamilton, and The Book of Mormon, the theater provides a wide array of experiences to choose from.

The complex drama, hilarious comedy, and intricate stagecraft of a live theater performance allow audiences to be fully immersed in the worlds and characters presented on stage. Brilliant musicals like Moulin Rouge, outrageous comedies like Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Farewell, and touching dramas like Piano Lesson can tug at our heartstrings or make us double over laughing. From the cheap seats to the VIP section, there is a theater experience that speaks to any taste and sensibility. And no matter what kind of play you’re into, you can buy your tickets at Event Tickets Center.

Broadway Plays

The Theater District in Manhattan, known as Broadway, is comprised of 40 large theaters, each able to hold over 500 audience members. Historic venues like St James Theatre, the Gershwin Theatre, New Amsterdam Theatre, and Lyric Theatre have put on some of the most famous plays ever to grace the stage. In fact, many of the shows performed on Broadway in the mid-20th century still make up the core of the musical theater canon today, including West Side Story, Oklahoma!, Guys and Dolls, and Hair. An annual award ceremony known as the Tony Awards has recognized excellence in Broadway theater since 1947. Notable winners include Lin-Manuel Miranda for Hamilton, Hugh Jackman for The Boy from Oz, and Scarlett Johanssen from A View From the Bridge.

Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway Plays

In addition to its world-renowned Broadway Theaters, New York is also home to numerous smaller theaters, known as Off-Broadway or Off-Off-Broadway venues, that are home to countless memorable plays and musicals. Productions like Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Dear Evan Hansen, and Cinderella the Musical offer popular theatrical adaptations and modern classics to choose from. Notable Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway theaters include the Orpheum Theatre, The Duke on 42nd Street, Vineyard Theatre, and The Public Theater.

You also don’t have to visit New York to see a great play. Many popular shows tour the country, playing theaters in nearly every major city. There are also many local plays put on by smaller theater companies. Visit Event Tickets Center today to find out what is playing in your area.

Buying Theater Tickets

Event Tickets Center has the tickets you need if you want to attend a Broadway show, Off-Broadway show, musical, or play. Even when a show is sold out at the box office, you can buy resale tickets on ETC right up until the show starts. Whether you’re planning months in advance or you need last-minute tickets, ETC is the place to go.

Theater ticket prices may vary widely, depending on the demand for tickets, the theater, and how close to the stage you want to be. While tickets for a new and popular live show in a well-known New York or Chicago venue might be on the expensive side, you can often find discounted tickets to longer-running productions, Off-Broadway shows, and local productions.

Being in the audience at a play, surrounded by other fans enjoying the performance, is an extraordinary experience. So whether you’re new to the theater world or a seasoned Broadway vet, take care of all your ticket needs at Event Tickets Center.