An intelligent person wants to keep abreast of theatrical life and watch interesting novelties, but with modern theater ticket prices, this can be an expensive pleasure. To buy cheap theater tickets, you need to know some secrets and tricks.
It is necessary
- - free time;
- - computer with internet access;
- - money.
To purchase tickets at no extra charge, buy them only at the theater box office and as early as possible, perhaps even a month or two before the performance. Remember, all distributors, even the kiosks of the Moscow Directorate of Theater and Entertainment Boxes (MTDZK) add their markup to the ticket price, and the cost can even rise to 5-7 thousand rubles.
Ask if the theater has "entrance" tickets - in this case, you pay only for the entrance, and look for a place yourself. These tickets are inexpensive. Find out if there are preferential places for students, disabled people and retirees, and do not forget to take the appropriate certificate.
If you didn't manage to get a ticket for the performance, but you want to get to it, try to be on duty at the entrance shortly before the start of the performance. Miracles happen, and you will probably have an extra ticket or "admission" for you.
Please note that the theater season dies down in summer, tickets are cheaper, and it is much easier to find free seats in the hall.
To buy a cheap ticket to the Bolshoi Theater, take a queue at the box office 60 days before the show, if you are lucky to be one of the first, you will buy tickets at just a ridiculous price. Keep in mind that evening shows are much more expensive than daytime shows. In addition, if you are a full-time student, you have a chance to buy a ticket for only 20 rubles an hour before the show, but you have to stand in a long queue.
To the Moscow Art Theater. Chekhov, you can buy cheap tickets only at the theater box office at the price indicated on the website. At the same time, you can book seats completely free of charge.
It is very difficult to get to the theater directed by Tabakov, paying only 300-500 rubles, for this you constantly watch the emission of cheap tickets on the site.
To get to the Pyotr Fomenko Workshop, sign up for the waiting list on the website, indicating the desired ticket price, and wait for a call from the administrator.
To buy an inexpensive ticket for a performance at Lenkom or Sovremennik, go to the preliminary sale of tickets (every Saturday from 11.00 to 12.00 for beneficiaries and from 12.00 to 15.00 for everyone else).
To the theater. Vakhtangov, cheap tickets can be easily bought at the box office: come up two to four weeks in advance and purchase them for only 100-150 rubles per seat.