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Broadway shows to see for under $50

May 17, 2022 by TodayTix
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Broadway gets a bad rap for being too expensive, but seeing a big-budget musical or a critically acclaimed play doesn’t have to break the bank. Right now, we’re running the TodayTix 100K Seat Sale, celebrating just how much theatre New York has to offer with great prices on seats.

Right now, you can get tickets to Broadway’s hottest hits, Tony Award nominees, and new arrivals for under $50 a ticket. That’s less than your weekly grocery haul! 

So make your list of must-see performances, open your TodayTix app, and snag some of the best-priced tickets you’ll find for a Broadway show. Check out our roundups of Off-Broadway shows under $50, shows under $99, and all of our Rush and Lottery tickets to score even more theatre ticket deals.

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A Strange Loop

A Strange Loop

Don’t let this news throw you for a loop: A Strange Loop tickets start at just $49 on TodayTix. Michael R. Jackson’s hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning, 11-time Tony-nominated musical made a splash off Broadway and in Washington, D.C., and now the show is making its Broadway debut. The character of Usher battles his rowdy, self-deprecating thoughts as he, a Black, queer writer, tries to write a musical about a Black, queer writer.

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Aladdin

Aladdin

Discover a whole new world on Broadway! Aladdin brings the beloved Disney movie to colorful, spectacular life, telling the story of a street urchin who transforms into a prince to win the heart of Princess Jasmine. You ain’t never had a friend like us at TodayTix, who has Aladdin tickets from $39.50.

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American Buffalo

American Buffalo

Tony nominee Sam Rockwell, Darren Criss, and Laurence Fishburne star as three hustlers who, after one sells a buffalo nickel at his junk shop for far less than it’s worth, band together to get it back. Tickets cost a little more than a nickel, but at $39, they’re still a great price to see such a star-studded cast in a four-time Tony-nominated production.

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Beetlejuice

Say his name three times, and he reappears on Broadway! Beetlejuice closed in 2020, but the ghost with the most has resurrected and is back on stage once more. In the musical adaptation of Tim Burton’s cult classic film, the titular demon helps a buttoned-up deceased couple haunt the new, living tenants out of their old house, and he strikes up an unlikely friendship with the tenants’ teenage daughter, Lydia. Get ready for chaos, creepiness, and comedy at Beetlejuice — it’s showtime!

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Debra Messing

Birthday Candles

A $39 ticket for 80 years’ worth of theatre sounds like the best birthday gift ever. Well, 80 years in two hours, as it were. Noah Haidle’s play follows Ernestine Ashworth — played by Debra Messing in her return to Broadway — from her 17th birthday to her 101st, during which time she bakes a singular birthday cake and watches her life and ambitions change.

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Chicago

Chicago

Come on, babe, why don’t we paint the town? Broadway’s second-longest-running show is still razzle-dazzling audiences at the Ambassador Theatre, and you can see this Kander and Ebb classic now from just $50. They say the name on everybody’s lips is gonna be Roxie, but you just might feel like your name is up in lights after saving money on tickets.

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Come From Away

You are here at the start of a moment: your chance to see Come From Away on Broadway. The musical tells the true story of the Gander, Newfoundland, in the week following 9/11. Its residents welcomed thousands of global plane passengers whose flights were rerouted. With tickets from only $49, that’s less than a trip to Canada!

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Company

Another hundred people (and plenty more) can get Company tickets now that they’re $49! Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone star in this reimagined version of the classic Stephen Sondheim comedy, in which the bachelor Bobby has become the bachelorette Bobbie. Surrounded by married friends, she wonders whether her 35th birthday is time to finally settle down — and if that’s something she even wants. Plus, this hot musical revival just got nine 2022 Tony Award nominations!

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Dear Evan Hansen

Dear Evan Hansen

You will be found in the audience at Dear Evan Hansen when tickets are only $49! See the Tony Award-winning Best Musical about a boy who gets caught up in a lie bigger than he could imagine, but also discovers his voice and the confidence he’d never had. Don’t wait for forever to get your tickets!

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Girl From the North Country

Girl From the North Country

Spend a few hours in 1930s Minnesota for only $39 with Girl From the North Country, a seven-time 2022 Tony nominee. In Conor McPherson’s jukebox musical, the songs of Bob Dylan drive an original story about a Depression-era family and the guest house they own. The family’s and the guests’ lives collide at the inn in various ways, and together they navigate illness and financial hardship alongside love and hope.

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Orpheus and Eurydice
Photo credit: Matthew Murphy

Hadestown

Go way down to Hadestown for way-down ticket prices. The show may be one of Broadway’s hottest tickets, but you can snag them for just $49 on TodayTix. Take a journey to the underworld and see Anaïs Mitchell’s interpretation of Greek mythology, taking Orpheus, Eurydice, Persephone, and Hades and setting them in a jazz-filled industrial world.

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Hangmen

Hangmen

We won’t leave you hanging: you can get tickets to Hangmen for $49 on TodayTix. Oscar winner Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy centers on a former hangman (David Threlfall) who owns a pub now that hanging’s been abolished in England. Cub reporters and pub regulars flood in to get his reaction to the news — as does a Londoner named Mooney (Game of Thrones star Alfie Allen), who has a different and darker motive for being there.

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The Minutes

The Minutes

On TodayTix, you can get $39 tickets to this Best Play Tony nominee in a matter of minutes. Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts wrote and stars in this comedy that takes place in a city council meeting. The town of Big Cherry guards its myths, rules, and secrets closely, but when a newcomer shows up to a meeting and starts asking questions, greed and hypocrisy come to light.

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Mrs. Doubtfire

Mrs. Doubtfire

Mrs. Doubtfire is on Broadway, poppets! The beloved Robin Williams movie about a dad who disguises himself as a British nanny to see his children is now a musical comedy, and Rob McClure just got a Tony nomination for taking on the Doubtfire mantle. Fans of the classic film can get their fix of ’90s nostalgia from just $49 a ticket.

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From the Phantom of the Opera, the Phantom stands with an arm around Christine's neck

The Phantom of the Opera

Broadway’s longest-running hit is still going strong. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s epic take on the story of a mysterious man who haunts the Paris Opera House and falls for a budding chorus girl has been entrancing audiences for decades. Get your tickets now from just $29.

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POTUS

$30 can’t buy you an insider’s peek into the White House — except on Broadway. That’s where you can see Selina Fillinger’s farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, in which seven women try to clean up the messes of a problem president. They’re his wife, his chief of staff, his press secretary, his sister, and more — and they’re played by a starry cast including Vanessa Williams, Julianne Hough, Lea DeLaria, and Rachel Dratch. Along with Julie White, she just got a Tony nomination for it!

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The Skin of Our Teeth

The Skin of Our Teeth

One family, 5,000 years, $39 for tickets. The latest revival of Thornton Wilder’s comedy, which sees the Antrobus family survive a flood, a war, and an ice age, celebrates humanity’s ability to persevere through anything. What better time for this play than now — and what better time to get tickets, especially now that the play’s snagged six Tony nominations?

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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

What’s love got to do with Tina: The Tina Turner Musical? Well, if you love the Queen of Rock and Roll and you love $49 tickets, then there’s plenty for you to love about this musical! Tina takes audiences through Turner’s life from her upbringing as a church singer in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her big break (in multiple senses of the word) with Ike Turner, and to her reinvention as a trailblazing, showstopping solo star. And of course, you’ll hear all of Turner’s greatest hits — you’ll feel like you’re at a rollicking rock concert, and you’ll want to get up and dance.

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