You dont have to pay full price to see Broadway! The TKTS booths are a great way to save big on Broadway Tickets.
If you can stand to wait until the last minute to buy tickets and youre not dead-set on one particular show, buying tickets at one of the three TKTS locations can save you a lot of money. Discounts range from 25% to 50% off each ticket.
This is a great deal for tourists who are flexible on which show they see and dont mind standing in line for 1 to 2 hours.
To purchase reduced price tickets, visit one of the three TKTS locations:
Look for the red and white TKTS logo. There may be a long line (especially at the Times Square location). Look at the digital board to see what shows are available and the discount offered.
You have to purchase tickets at the TKTS booth either the day of the show (for an evening show) or the day before the show (for a matinee South Street Seaport and Brooklyn locations only). They are basically selling whatever seats are still available at a reduced price.
You cant buy tickets for just any show at TKTS. The booths generally sell tickets to slightly older shows that arent selling out anymore.
Buying tickets at TKTS is not ideal for every tourist. It is more time and hassle than ordering off the internet beforehand. You may want to pay full price for your tickets ahead of time if:
The line might be long and slow, but once you get to the ticket window, you will be expected to make a decision fast and get out of the way. To get the most out of the discount system, keep these tips in mind:
To find out more information on TKTS, including location and hours, visit the Theatre Development Fund's helpful website,