Calling all theater lovers! Whether you’re a last-minute planner, just had an opening in your schedule, or are keeping a tight rein on your budget, you’re in luck. Waiting until the clock strikes midnight can work in your favor when it comes to snagging tickets to some of Chicago’s best shows at a discount.
Broadway in Chicago sells day-of-show rush tickets for scheduled performances at a number of Chicago theaters for under $50 a ticket. Tickets are available for purchase at the theater’s box office on the day of the performance when the box office opens. Tickets are limited to two per customer while supplies last. Seats may be single seats or limited views and restrictions do apply. Be sure to head down to the box office early to claim yours while supplies last.
To view a list of shows currently offering day-of-show rush tickets, visit the Broadway in Chicago website. At time of writing, rush tickets were available for $49 each for all performances for the following shows:
The Play That Goes Wrong (Broadway Playhouse, 175 E Chestnut)
SIX the Musical (CIBC Theatre, 18 W Monroe)
Fiddler on the Roof (Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W Randolph)
To Kill A Mockingbird (James M. Nederlander Theatre, 24 W Randolph).
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Margaret Smith is a Chicago-based writer and editor with a passion for socio-political storytelling about their community. They are a graduate of Columbia College Chicago.