The Ultimate Getting Show Tickets when Traveling Quiz
A trip to New York City would not be complete without seeing a musical or play. Learn how to get a great seat at a great price for a theatrical experience that will leave you with enough money for a late night snack in the theater district. Take this quiz to find out more about how to get show tickets.
Where is the best place to see a live play or musical?
Where can you purchase tickets to live plays or musicals?
How can you get a great seat for a performance?
buy in advance
buy from a ticket broker
How can you quickly find out where you actual seat is located?
order a seating chart from the venue
view the venue seating chart on the venue's Website
What is a smartphone app for theatre tickets?
New York City Tickets
What time are the evening performances of plays and musicals?
6 p.m. or 7 p.m.
7 p.m. or 8 p.m.
6 p.m. or 8 p.m.
What day are theaters usually closed?
Why is Monday the dark day?
What time are matinee shows?
What days are matinees usually performed?
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
When did "The Phantom of the Opera" start running at the Majestic Theater on Broadway?
January of 1979
January of 1988
January of 2005
What is a performance preview?
performances prior to the actual opening
less polished performance
Why may you want to purchase tickets to a preview performance?
difficult to acquire
What may happen if you wait till late in the run to purchase tickets?
miss the original cast
less quality performers
Where can you get tickets for a sold out performance?
box office for a price premium
What is the lottery rush policy?
random ticket drawings before showtime--available for students
for sold-out performances
Where is the seating for SRO tickets?
Why are the price of standby tickets reduced?
previously sold tickets
ticket holder canceled at the last minute
What is the risk of purchasing a show ticket from Craigslist or eBay?