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Rush and Lottery Ticket Roundup: How to Score Exclusive Broadway and Off-Broadway Deals on TodayTix

February 7, 2020 by TodayTix
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Nobody likes waiting in line. Whether it’s for your morning coffee or for a new iPhone, queuing up can be a drag. And traditionally, Rush and Lottery tickets are distributed via in-person drawings or early morning lines at the box office. No more.

With TodayTix, you can get Rush and Lottery tickets right from your phone, so no matter where you are, you can score these exclusive deals to some of the best shows in New York City. (Hello $40 tickets to “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”!)

Find out how to take advantage of our Rush and Lottery programs, and check out a list of the current shows we offer Rush and Lottery tickets for below.

RUSH TICKETS

Rush tickets are discount day-of seats that are available exclusively through the TodayTix mobile app. These special deals offer a chance to purchase last-minute tickets at a much lower price, so you can save money and see more shows.

To purchase Rush tickets, you’ll need to download the TodayTix app and unlock Rush. To unlock Rush, go to the show you want to see on the app, and select unlock Rush. You’ll be asked to share about the show on social media. Rush tickets go on sale the morning of each performance day, so set an alert to find out when Rush tickets will be available.

Read more below to see our current Rush shows and how to get tickets to each.

A Soldier’s Play
Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, about the aftermath of a murder on a Louisiana army base in 1944, comes to Broadway for the first time starring David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood.
Ticket price: $30 Rush tickets
Run dates: Dec. 27, 2019-March 15, 2020
Details: At 10AM each performance day, Rush tickets become available. To purchase, download the TodayTix app and unlock Rush by sharing about the show on social media. Set an alert to be the first to know when tickets are available.

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice
Based on the Oscar-nominated film, the new musical from Duncan Sheik (“Spring Awakening”) follows how the sexual revolution upends the lives of two couples.
Ticket price: $30 Rush tickets
Dates: Jan. 16-March 22
Details: At 10AM each performance day, Rush tickets become available. To purchase, download the TodayTix app and unlock Rush by sharing about the show on social media. Set an alert to be the first to know when tickets are available.

Dracula and Frankenstein
Classic Stage Company presents two modern reinventions of these classic works, playing in repertory.
Ticket price: $25 Rush tickets
Dates: Jan. 30-March. 8 (“Frankenstein”) Jan. 14-March 8 (“Dracula”)
Details: At 10AM each performance day, Rush tickets become available. To purchase, download the TodayTix app and unlock Rush by sharing about the show on social media. Set an alert to be the first to know when tickets are available.

Get On Your Knees
Comedian Jaqueline Novak presents the most high-brow show about blow jobs you’ll ever see.
Ticket price: $27 Rush tickets
Dates: Dec. 14, 2019-Feb. 16, 2020
Details: At 10AM each performance day, Rush tickets become available. To purchase, download the TodayTix app and unlock Rush by sharing about the show on social media. Set an alert to be the first to know when tickets are available.

Grand Horizons
Bess Wohl makes her Broadway debut with this heartfelt play about a family in the middle of a big change with an all-star cast.
Ticket price: $35 Rush tickets
Dates: Dec. 23, 2019-March 1, 2020
Details: At 10AM each performance day, Rush tickets become available. To purchase, download the TodayTix app and unlock Rush by sharing about the show on social media. Set an alert to be the first to know when tickets are available.

Hamlet
Oscar nominee Ruth Negga makes her New York theatrical debut in this new production of the Shakespeare classic at St. Ann’s Warehouse.
Ticket price: $20 Rush tickets
Dates: Feb. 1-March 8
Details: At 10AM each performance day, Rush tickets become available. To purchase, download the TodayTix app and unlock Rush by sharing about the show on social media. Set an alert to be the first to know when tickets are available. Rush tickets can go quickly so make sure you’re ready as soon as tickets go on sale.

New York City Ballet
Get Rush tickets to all the shows in the ballet’s winter and spring season, exclusively on TodayTix.
Ticket price: $39 Rush tickets
Dates: Jan. 21-May 31
Details: Each performance day at 9AM, Rush tickets will be available on the TodayTix app. To purchase Rush tickets, make sure you unlock by sharing about the show on social media, and set an alert so you know right when tickets go on sale.

My Name is Lucy Barton
Laura Linney returns to Broadway in this one-man show, based on the novel by Elizabeth Strout about a woman recovering from surgery and reconnecting with her mother she hasn’t seen in years.
Ticket price: $35 Rush tickets
Dates: Jan. 4-Feb. 29
Details: At 10AM each performance day, Rush tickets become available. To purchase, download the TodayTix app and unlock Rush by sharing about the show on social media. Set an alert to be the first to know when tickets are available.

We’re Gonna Die
“We’re Gonna Die” is a non-musical/non-play/non-concert that is not about dying. It’s a celebration of the things we do, say, and sing to keep ourselves going as we hurtle toward the finish line. 
Ticket price: $20 Rush tickets
Dates: Feb. 4-March 31
Details: At 10AM each performance day, Rush tickets become available. To purchase, download the TodayTix app and unlock Rush by sharing about the show on social media. Set an alert to be the first to know when tickets are available.

LOTTERY SHOWS

Want to try your luck? Lottery tickets are a great way to score a special deal on tickets to a show. The show might be sold out or have some of the best seats reserved for Lottery winners, so either way, you’re getting a prime seat to a theatrical experience.

You can enter ticket Lotteries on our app or TodayTix.com. Each Lottery has different rules for entries, so browse our current Lotteries below to find out more.

Anatomy of a Suicide
Alice Birch’s award-winning new play explores the relationships between mothers and daughters from a new perspective.
Ticket price: $25 Lottery tickets
Run dates: Feb. 1-March 15
Details: Each Monday, the Lottery opens for entries for performances that week. Enter for all the times you are able to attend that week, and select the number of tickets you would like (1 or 2). The Lottery is drawn on the day of each performance so make sure you’re checking your email and have your notifications turned on so you can snag tickets if you win!

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
The Boy Who Lived is back — this time, as a parent. In the Tony-winning play, Harry Potter wrestles with his old demons and sees the world through new eyes: his son Albus’s.
Ticket price: $40 Lottery tickets ($20 per part)
Details: Each Monday, the Lottery opens for entries for performances the following week. Pick the performance dates you’ll be able to attend along with the number of tickets (1 or 2) you would like. The Lottery closes for entries each Friday at 1PM ET, and winners will be notified on Friday afternoon with one hour to claim tickets.

Paris
Acclaimed actor Eboni Booth makes her playwriting debut with this timely play about what it means to feel invisible.
Ticket price: $25 Lottery tickets
Run dates: Jan. 8-Feb. 16
Details: Each Monday, the Lottery opens for entries for performances that week. Enter for all the times you are able to attend that week, and select the number of tickets you would like (1 or 2). The Lottery is drawn on the day of each performance so make sure you’re checking your email and have your notifications turned on so you can snag tickets if you win! Also, if you won two tickets, you may not be seated with your guest due to availability.

Emojiland
This high-energy new musical follows what happens when a software update threatens to up-end life as emojis know it.
Ticket price: $25 Lottery tickets
Run dates: Jan. 9-March 19
Details: Each performance day, the Lottery opens for entries, and you can select how many tickets you want (1 or 2) for that night or afternoon’s show.