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How To Get Rush And Lottery Tickets In London

17 March 2017 by Emily Moulder
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If you’ve never entered a ticket Lottery for a theatre show, never heard of a Rush or just want to know what all the fuss is about, here’s a handy guide to all the London shows you could enjoy from just £15!

Ticket Lotteries, many of which are for the front row, are a great way to get tickets for same-day performances. You can enter via the TodayTix app from midnight on the day of the performance and up to four hours before the show starts. If you’re a winner, you’ll receive a push notification and email to let you know you’ve got one hour to claim and pay for your tickets.

Here are the shows you can enter a TodayTix Lottery for:


Photo Credit: Sonja Friedman Productions/Dreamgirls _R016138
Photo Credit: Sonja Friedman Productions/Dreamgirls

An ambitious girl group quickly rise to stardom but shady characters, heartbreak and betrayal mean the road to success isn’t as smooth as they hoped. Starring Amber Riley, Joe Aaron Reid and Tyrone Huntley, see Dreamgirls from the front row for just £15 with our Lottery.

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Photo Credit: Manuel Harlan/Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead
Photo Credit: Manuel Harlan/Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire plays the titular pair in Tom Stoppard’s hilarious literary labyrinth of a play. Taking place behind the scenes of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, we follow the boys as they navigate their own plot, weaving in and out of the drama we all know. Enter now to win £20 tickets to Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead in our Lottery.

Don Juan In Soho

Photo Credit: Don Juan In Soho
Photo Credit: Don Juan In Soho

The latest Lottery to be announced, Don Juan In Soho stars David Tennant as the infamous seducer and is directed by Patrick Marber. It has been 10 years since the show’s acclaimed run at the Donmar Warehouse, the tale of Don Juan’s debauched activities now plays at the Wyndham’s Theatre. See it now from the front row with Lottery tickets for just £20!

Kinky Boots

Photo Credit: Kinky Boots
Photo Credit: Kinky Boots

High-energy and high-heeled, Kinky Boots is the uplifting story of one man’s efforts to save his family’s shoe factory and the drag queen who inspired him to do it. An Olivier Award-winning show, don’t miss this hilarious show – enter to win £20 Front Row Lottery tickets.

Rush tickets are like digital day seats – they’re made available at 10AM and are available through the TodayTix app and you don’t have to queue in the cold to get them. To buy Rush tickets, all you need to do is unlock exclusive access by sharing on social media. Once you have, you’ll need to be in the app as fast as you can in order to nab Rush tickets from just £15.

Here are the great shows you can currently get Rush tickets to:

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

 Credit : Johan Persson /
Credit : Johan Persson/Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill star as married couple who turn an evening at their home into your worst nightmare. Luke Treadaway and Imogen Poots are their poor guests who are subjected to barbed comments and psychological games in Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Get £20 Rush tickets and see it this week.

The Wild Party

Photo Credit: The Wild Party
Photo Credit: The Wild Party

Les Misérablesoriginal Eponine, the legendary Frances Ruffelle stars with Victoria Hamilton-Barritt and John Owen Jones in this raucous musical at The Other Palace.  Directed by the Olivier Award-winning Drew McOnie, don’t miss The Wild Party – get your £15 Rush tickets.

An American In Paris

Photo Credit: An American In Paris
Photo Credit: An American In Paris

A lush, sweeping spectacular, An American In Paris is a Tony Award-winning musical taking London by storm. Three friends all find themselves in love with a Parisian ballet dancer, all set to the music of George and Ira Gershwin. See this incredible show for just £20 with the TodayTix Rush.


Photo Credit: Travesties
Photo Credit: Travesties

Tom Hollander stars in classic Tom Stoppard play, Travesties. It follows the misremembered adventures of a British diplomat, living in Zurich in 1917. Characters from The Importance of Being Earnest filter through into his stories and it can be hard to separate truth from fiction. You can get Rush tickets for just £20.

The Glass Menagerie

Photo Credit: Johan Persson/The Glass Menagerie

In Tennessee William’s iconic play The Glass Menagerie, a desperate matriarch attempts to marry off her reclusive daughter. The incredible cast, after winning Tony Awards on Broadway, are now nominated for this years’ Olivier Awards. Don’t miss out on £20 Rush tickets to this stunning period drama.

Our ticket Lottery and Rush programmes are a great way to see theatre, so download the TodayTix app and try them for yourself.

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