Wednesday, August 13, 2008
High culture at low prices
Don't think you can't see live theatre for an affordable price. This month two local theatres are offering early bird specials on their seasons - for one day only. On August 25, you can buy a ticket to any play in the New Rep's season for just $25. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 617-923-8487 from 12:00pm to 6pm or online, NEWREP.ORG, from 12:00pm to 12:00am. The shows on offer: Eurydice (by Sarah Ruhl), Cabaret, Three Sisters, The Lieutenant of Inishmore (Martin McDonagh) and Exits and Entrances (Athol Fugard).
Meanwhile, next Tuesday, August 19, you can buy a ticket to any of the first three shows of the Huntington Theatre Company's season for just $27. Purchases may be made online, by phone, or in person at either of the two box office locations. The available plays are:Richard Nelson’s How Shakespeare Won the West, Jose Rivera’s Boleros for the Disenchanted; and Tom Stoppard’s Rock ‘n’ Roll.