Arranging Your Broadway Sales Tickets
When you think of entertainment and theater in New York City, or for that matter anywhere else in the world, there is nothing to beat the excitement, class, and talent of Broadway shows. You can of course see many sporting events, and cultural events - at the Metropolitan Opera, the NY Philharmonic, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, etc, but there is nothing to surpass the classic shows that are special to Broadway, and make Broadway special! Wishing to see these special shows on Broadway is all right, but arranging your Broadway sales tickets is something else.
Unless you have booked your tickets for your specific shows months in advance, and at times a year in advance, you may have a problem arranging for them. Locals are known to book in advance, but what happens to the visitors who are there for a short time, and wish to enjoy a show of their choice on Broadway?
The Broadway Ticket Brokers
Broadway consists of 39 theaters designated as such. Others are either designated as Off-Broadway or Off-Off-Broadway theaters. These are not based on the location of the theaters, as the designations might suggest, but are based on the seating capacities. Off-Broadway theaters have a seating capacity ranging from 100 to 499, and Off-Off-Broadway theaters have a capacity of 99 seats or less. Broadway theaters have a seating capacity ranging from 500 to 2000.
If you have not made any advance booking, your safest and best bet for obtaining your Broadway sales tickets at the last moment, are the many Broadway ticket brokers. They can help you get your Broadway sales tickets for the shows of your choice, and it may be possible for you to get premium seats as well. Of course, no broker may be able to guarantee a particular seat number, but you may be able to get seats in particular areas designated as ‘Orchestra,’ ‘Mezzanine,’ etc.
If you are looking for group tickets, ticket brokers can help you arrange those as well. You may be planning to entertain your business clients next week, or planning a night out with your ‘old boys’’ association, chances are that your wishes may be granted. Broadway ticket brokers can arrange your Broadway sales tickets for your event next week.
It is always advisable to buy your Broadway sales tickets from reputed brokers. You may be advised to purchase your tickets, at the spur of the moment, through re-sale forums, and through eBay. Chances are that you may get the tickets you want, but at the same time there is every chance of being scammed. How do you ensure that the tickets are genuine, with genuine seat numbers? You carry a similar risk of being scalped when buying your tickets for a Broadway show through a scalper.
Ensure that the broker you use is a licensed one, and is a member of the National Association of Ticket Brokers. Member brokers need to maintain a high level of ethics in their business dealings. Buying your Broadway sales tickets through such brokers guarantees you fair dealing.
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